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Cars The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit  

Mary Sterling
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List Rules Emergency Supplies for the Car

The best supplies to put in an emergency car kit and the top roadside emergency supplies are all on this list. All necessary supplies for roadside survival are present on this list of recommended emergency car kit supplies. In case of a roadside emergency, there are certain supplies that will mean the difference between surviving and emergency and being stranded with no way out. Most of those supplies are on this list- in order of importance- ranked by users like you who want to be prepared in case of a roadside emergency.

There are essential supplies for the car in case of an emergency, but there is always a question of which emergency kit items are the most necessary. Is it essential to have a first-aid kit in a roadside disaster kit or are blankets and chains a better use of space? Is a small emergency kit enough or is a large emergency kit necessary for SUV's and cars? This list of emergency supplies for your vehicle should be a good start in answering the big or small emergency kit question.

What are the best supplies to put in an emergency car kit? What supplies are necessary for roadside emergencies? How can I build an emergency car kit? What needs to go in a car survival kit? These questions are all answered in this list of emergency car kit supplies for roadside emergencies.

For suggestions of what to put in a complete emergency and disaster preparedness kit, there's suggestions for supplies for a disaster preparedness kit, and if you're looking for suggestions about a more comprehensive first-aid kit for the home or car, check out the best supplies to put in a first-aid kit.

list ordered by

1
78 6
First-Aid Kit is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
First-Aid Kit

2
62 4
Jumper Cables is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Jumper Cables

3
61 4
Jack is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Jack

4
75 7
Flashlight is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Flashlight

5
52 4
Gloves is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Gloves

6
63 7
Blankets is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Blankets

7
71 9
Bottled Water is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Bottled Water

8
55 8
Tire Iron is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Tire Iron

9
54 9
Duct Tape is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit

10
62 15
Non-Perishable Food is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Non-Perishable Food

11
51 12
Cash is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Cash

12
50 13
Rain Gear is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Rain Gear

13
42 8
Battery Booster is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Battery Booster

14
40 7
Fuses is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Fuses

15
46 12
Fire Extinguisher is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Fire Extinguisher

16
43 10
Leatherman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Leatherman

17
39 8
Pen & Paper is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Pen & Paper

18
42 11
Flares is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Flares

19
34 8
Windshield Scraper is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Windshield Scraper

20
35 10
Foam Tire Sealant is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Foam Tire Sealant

21
34 10
Tarp is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Tarp

22
31 8
Rags is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Rags

23
36 13
Solar Battery Charger is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Solar Battery Charger

24
33 12
Crank Flashlight is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Samantha Dillinger added Crank Flashlight

25
32 12
Tire Guage is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Tire Guage