So far, we’ve gone over a lot of items for home emergency kits, and car emergency kits. Of course you can include everything on the list, or pick and choose according to your families needs. But sometimes, all of the gear in the world won’t make up for lack of knowledge. Aside from learning how… Read more »
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A few readers have asked if there was a post that listed all of the items we’ve discussed for car emergency kits. Whelp – here it is:
We’re taking a slight detour from Car Emergency Kits (ha ha) this week for a little reminder. I know it’s summer, and everyone is experiencing a lot of high heat. But here in Utah we are also experiencing a lot (a LOT) of wild fires. Over the past few weeks there have been multiple evacuation… Read more »
Some of you are fortunate enough to have never been in a car accident. If that’s the case – do you know what to do in case of an accident? Or maybe you have been, and there are things you wished you had done better. Here’s a list of general post accident protocol. And……This is… Read more »
So you have your Emergency Car Kit all ready to go. But what is the protocol in an actual “car emergency”? Some of you who have been there – so feel free to share! Here are a few suggestions if you find yourself in the middle of the road with a vehicle that won’t move.
If you’re someone like me that needs an “emergency medication”, you’d better keep one in your car kit. An “emergency medication” is something you’d need to save your life in a matter of minutes. Examples – Blood pressure medication, insulin, asthma inhaler, or as in my case, an Epi-pen for sever allergies. Most likely if… Read more »
I want you to think about the people that occupy your car the most. Maybe it’s just you. Maybe it’s you and a pet. Or maybe it’s you and your family of 8. Whatever the case may be, there are some persons you might want to consider as you put together your car kit. Here’s some… Read more »
Disposable camera: I’m sure all of you out there know what it is, and have used one in the past. Although they are becoming less utilized as of late, they are still around. Just in case you’re not in the know, a disposable camera is basically this: an inexpensive box camera with a single roll… Read more »
One of the major basics for a car kit (or any emergency type kit) that we haven’t covered yet is food. I would recommend having at least 1 day’s worth of calories (2,400). If you have multiple people that you tote around, then be sure to include 1 day’s worth for each person/family member. Let… Read more »
So it happened…your car emergency. Whether you’re in the middle of nowhere, or in a busy intersection you’re going to need some help.