CAR EMERGENCY KIT

Car Emergency Kit & First Aid Kit | ACDelco

RECOMMENDED VEHICLE TOOL KIT & ADDITIONAL EMERGENCY ITEMS

  • Screwdrivers – Phillips and flathead
  • Pliers
  • Set of good socket wrenches
  • Duct tape
  • Electrical wire tape
  • Electrical wire spray
  • Flashlight with extra batteries
  • Small fire extinguisher

 

  • Jumper cables
  • Flares or reflective devices
  • Tire pressure gauge
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Automobile registration
  • Proof of insurance
  • Cell phone and car charger
  • Copy of your health insurance card

 

  • Marker and message pad
  • Emergency contacts
  • Copy of your motor club membership card
  • Shovel
  • Window scraper/brush
  • Window washer fluid
  • Paper towels
  • Road maps

 

Important: Make sure there’s a jack and a lug wrench in the vehicle and that the spare tire (if equipped with spare) is inflated to its proper pressure. See your vehicle Owner’s Manual for recommended tire pressure numbers.


FIRST-AID KIT

Here’s a list of suggested items you can use to assemble your own first-aid or emergency car kit (just make sure none of the items are in glass bottles or vials; put them in plastic containers with tight lids instead):

  • Absorbent compress dressings
  • Adhesive bandages (assorted sizes)
  • Adhesive cloth tape
  • Antibiotic ointment packets
  • Antiseptic wipe packets
  • Packets of aspirin

  • Blanket (space blanket)
  • Breathing barrier (with one-way valve)
  • Instant cold compress
  • Pair of non-latex gloves
  • Hydrocortisone ointment packets
  • Scissors

  • Roller bandage
  • Sterile gauze pads
  • Oral thermometer (non-mercury/non-glass)
  • Triangular bandages
  • Tweezers
  • First-aid instruction booklet