Emergency Road Kit Items

Nearly 40 million Americans will hit the roadways for Thanksgiving. AAA suggests you keep an emergency road kit inside your vehicle equipped with the essentials.

12 photos
1/12
MCT via Getty Images
A flashlight with extra batteries, a sturdy scraper and jumper cables are essentials for your car in the winter. (Photo by John Mutrux/Kansas City Star/MCT via Getty Images)
2/12
Barcroft Media via Getty Images
What would you do if you were stranded on the side of the road? AAA encourages travelers to check tires and car batteries before hitting the road this holiday.
3/12
AFP/Getty Images
AAA suggests you keep an emergency road kit inside your vehicle equipped with the essentials, such as water.
4/12
AFP/Getty Images
Nearly 40 million Americans will hit the roadways for Thanksgiving. Be sure you have a car scraper with you.
5/12
Getty Images
A small shovel is an essential trunk item.
6/12
NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images
Keep blankets in the trunk or in the back seat for easy access.
7/12
MCT via Getty Images
Add a flashlight with extra batteries, a sturdy scraper and jumper cables to the list of essentials for your car in the winter.
8/12
NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images
Everyone has a cell phone. Make sure it's charged while traveling for use in the case of an emergency.
9/12
Getty Images
A first aid kit goes a long way. Good to keep in the car and on hand.
10/12
WireImage
Make sure you dress warm and wear hats and gloves.
11/12
MCT via Getty Images
Have some non-perishable food on hand like granola.
12/12
UIG via Getty Images
While the snow can be cumbersome on the road, it can also be fun. The key is to be safe and prepared.
Contact Us