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Do I need to keep more than a first aid kit in my car in case of an emergency? What else should I have to help protect my family in an accident?

If you own a car you should know how important it is to have a safety kit in case of emergencies. Unfortunately, many drivers are only vaguely aware of this and have no clue what the kit should contain. Make sure you're taking the proper steps to keep your family safe, because although you can't stop an accident from happening, you can definitely be prepared for when it does.

Emergency Preparedness: Stocking Your Car for Safety

When it comes to safety you can never be over-prepared. A well-stocked car kit is by no means small. To make sure your family is protected it should contain the following items:

  • Tire gauge, spare tire, jack, screwdrivers, wrenches, and a hammer,
  • Fire extinguisher,
  • Reflective jacket,
  • Radio, emergency phone numbers, cell phone,
  • Empty gas canister, spare oil, gallon of water, and jumper cables,
  • Scissors,
  • Belt cutter,
  • Window breaker,
  • Swiss Army knife,
  • Flashlight and batteries,
  • Road flares,
  • Blanket,
  • First aid kit,
  • Bright red cloth,
  • Drinking water,
  • Non-perishable snacks,
  • Flame-resistant blanket,

Your Final Tool: Legal Representation in the Case of an Accident

Your family's safety should be your number one priority no matter how much space it may take up in your trunk. However, even when you try your best to protect your family from collision injuries, the truth is that other people's actions can still cause a lot of damage.

This is why we strive to be the most effective tool in your kit. If you or a loved one has been injured in a collision, contact us today! We can help make sure you get the representation, guidance, advice, and support you need to get the compensation your family deserves. Call now to ensure your family is protected when they need it most. The consultation is free but securing your future is priceless.