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Items to have in your vehicle's emergency kit

Items to have in your vehicle's emergency kit
Posted at 8:25 PM, Jan 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-16 21:25:19-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It's important for drivers to be prepared for an emergency during travel. Winter weather can be tough on your car. Here are items the CDC recommends you have in your vehicle incase of emergency. 

  • Cell phone, portable charger, and extra batteries
  • Shovel
  • Windshield scraper
  • Flashlight with extra batteries
  • Snack food
  • Water
  • Blankets
  • Booster cables
  • First aid kit with pocket knife

Visit the CDC's website for more items and other winter weather checklists.