Be prepared with an emergency car kit in your Volkswagen!

May 15th, 2017 by

How to make an emergency car kit in your Volkswagen

You never know when an emergency will come up on the roads, so it’s good to be prepared by keeping an emergency car kit in your Volkswagen vehicle so that you will be ready to handle any emergency that may come your way!

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Items to put in your Emergency Car Kit

  • Hand sanitizer
  • Trash bags
  • Disinfectant wipes
  • Tissues
  • Non-perishable food items
  • Water
  • Flashlight or headlamp
  • Batteries
  • Rain ponchos
  • Reflective blanket or vest
  • Duct tape
  • Fleece blankets
  • Tarp
  • Rope
  • Multi-purpose tool
  • Work gloves
  • First Aid kit
  • Map
  • Walking shoes
  • Sunblock
  • Bug repellant
  • Medications
  • Whistle
  • Pepper spray
  • Mobile phone charger

This list is by no means exhaustive, but it is a great starting point to putting together a complete emergency car kit in your Volkswagen! You could also include items to entertain yourself if you have a wait before help arrives like a deck of cards, a book or a journal. For the cold winter months you should also include a small shovel, winter jacket, pants, boots and warm socks, as well as a thicker blanket to keep yourself warm if necessary.

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The team at Walker Volkswagen is happy to answer any questions you might have, and we hope you stay safe this summer!

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