Winter Emergency Car Kit

Winter Emergency Triangle

We’re here to help you keep your vehicle running smoothly all year round near the Denver area. Whether you’re enjoying the hot summer sun with a cruise around town or you plan on going on an adventure during the winter season, our service experts are dedicated to keeping you safe and your vehicle running smoothly.

With that being said, if you’re planning on doing a lot of driving in the winter, the last thing you’ll want to do is be stranded on the side of the road in Brighton without an emergency tool kit for your car. Not sure where to start to prepare the best car emergency kit for the winter? We’ve got you covered at Transwest GMC. Learn how to put together a winter emergency car kit today with our experts!

What You Need for the Best Car Emergency Kit This Winter

Before you even head out onto the Thornton roads this winter, we recommend you schedule a service appointment with our team to ensure that your vehicle is in working order. You don’t want to run into an issue where your vehicle doesn’t start and our experts can let you know what needs to be done so that your ride starts up almost every time.

After you’ve gotten the necessary services performed, you’ll want to start a winter car safety kit so that you’re ready when the weather gets extreme. So, what do you need to prepare the best car emergency kit this winter? Take a look below to find out:

  • Extra winter clothes
  • Jumper cables
  • Shovel
  • Ice scraper
  • First aid kit
  • Phone charger
  • Tire repair kit
  • Backup batteries
  • Flashlight

These are the main items we’d recommend you start your winter emergency car kit with and add whatever else you feel is necessary.

Winter Car Safety Kit – The Essentials

If you’re planning on tackling long distances or doing plenty of driving this winter, we’ve got some additional winter car safety kit items we’d recommend you keep in your vehicle. Having these items will ensure that the emergency tool kit for your car is complete with usable items that can help you in a dire situation. Here are some essentials we recommend you keep in your vehicle:

  • Food & Water: While it may seem trivial, having shelf-stable food and some water can ensure you’re prepared if you end up having to spend some time in your vehicle before help can arrive.
  • Tow Stap: A tow strap will allow you to safely be pulled out of a ditch during inclement weather.
  • Fire Extinguisher: In the event of an accident, there may be a small fire that you can put out if you’ve got a fire extinguisher in your vehicle.

Put Together an Emergency Tool Kit for Your Car With Our Help at Transwest GMC!

If you’re looking for some more recommendations on a winter emergency kit for your vehicle, you can always stop by our Henderson service center for additional information. As always, please don’t hesitate to let us know if you have any questions!

 

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