Have you ever been in an emergency and wished that you had a few important items?  Why not plan ahead so that you will have a kit available with some of the items that you may need.  Planning ahead can really help and reduce stress during an emergency. Here is a partial list of items that you should keep with you in your car in case of an emergency. Of course, this is only a partial list and you may have additional needs to consider when building your kit.

  • A Portable Radio with either spare batteries or that you can power by winding
  • Spare tire (be sure to have it checked each time you have your tires rotated)
  • Scissors
  • Jack
  • Copy of your roadside assistance card – don’t have roadside assistance? Ask us if it is available on your quote.
  • Tool box with screwdrivers and wrenches
  • Blanket
  • Small hammer
  • Flares
  • Fuses
  • Your vehicles owners manual
  • Snacks that do not spoil
  • Tire Sealant for small leaks in tires
  • Duct tape
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Bottled water – make sure to refresh this item frequently
  • Extra Oil in a Secure Container
  • Reflective vest or other form of safety vest to increase visibility
  • Emergency phone numbers of family and friends
  • Insurance Contact Information – including your ID card and roadside assistance
  • Car registration
  • Flash light with extra batteries or that can be powered manually, such as b winding
  • Empty gas can
  • First aid kit
  • Jumper cables
  • Tire pressure gauge
  • Pen or pencil and paper — you cannot always depend on your electronic device
  • Wipes or pre-moistened towelettes
  • Scraper to remove ice from a window
  • Cell phone
Stratum Insurance Agency LLC thinks of our customers as family and goes above and beyond for them.  Current Customers – Do you have an accident checklist to keep with your car or motorcycle?  If not, contact us we will send you one.  

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