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Don’t Forget Your Emergency Kit for Holiday Travels

Keeping an emergency kit in your car at all times can help you in times of need. And it's imperative you have one of these for the upcoming holidays, as most of us will be on the road traveling to see our loved ones. On the off chance that your car does break down, you'll be relieved to have these items and tools to ease the stress. The essential supplies that we've outlined below will have you feeling more prepared, keep you and your loved ones safe, and potentially save a life. Here is a list that we've compiled for you to organize and pack for your ultimate emergency travel kit:

  • Flashlight
  • Batteries for the Flashlight
  • Compass
  • Jumper Cables
  • Jack
  • Portable Power Bank
  • First Aid Kit
  • Tire Pressure Gauge
  • Air Compressor
  • Bungee Cords
  • Screwdrivers
  • Multi-tool
  • Heavy-Duty Gloves
  • Cable Ties
  • Tape
  • Reflective Triangle or Road Flares
  • Blanket
  • Non-Perishable Food/Snacks
  • Water
  • Fall/Winter Appropriate Items (ice scraper, umbrella, hand warmers, socks, rain jacket, coat, etc.)

Please keep in mind that your bag doesn't have to be as long or complicated as ours. These items are listed for inspiration, but you should carry them according to what you feel you may need. Obviously, the more you bring, the merrier. We hope this list of emergency items will get you through your troubles. Our service team invites you to Bud's Auto Repair & Transmission for all your automotive maintenance and repair needs! Feel free to give us a call or visit our shop in Marysville, WA, today.