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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

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76 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
60 4
Jumper Cables is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Jumper Cables

3
74 6
Flashlight is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Flashlight

4
59 4
Jack is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Jack

5
50 4
Gloves is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Gloves

6
61 7
Blankets is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Blankets

7
69 9
Bottled Water is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Bottled Water

8
53 8
Tire Iron is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Tire Iron

9
53 9
Duct Tape is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit

10
60 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
49 12
Cash is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Cash

12
40 7
Fuses is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Fuses

13
48 13
Rain Gear is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Rain Gear

14
40 8
Battery Booster is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Battery Booster

15
38 7
Pen & Paper is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Pen & Paper

16
44 12
Fire Extinguisher is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Fire Extinguisher

17
41 10
Leatherman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Leatherman

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
33 11
Crank Flashlight is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Samantha Dillinger added Crank Flashlight

24
34 13
Solar Battery Charger is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Solar Battery Charger

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

26
29 10
Shovel is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Shovel

27
27 10
Hand Warmers is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Hand Warmers

28
23 14
Compass is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Compass

29
24 18
Tire Chains is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Tire Chains

30
8 3
Gallon Bottle of Antifreeze is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
KirbyOakwood added Gallon Bottle of Antifreeze

31
18 26
Cat Litter is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Cat Litter

32
18 28
Hazard Cones is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Hazard Cones

33
13 22
Totes Umbrella is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
blueberry added Totes Umbrella

34
17 29
Disposable Camera is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Supplies to Put in an Emergency Car Kit
Disposable Camera