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Winter car kit

Snow, ice, freezing rain: Navigate whatever winter throws at you by traveling with these must-haves.

Emergency essentials to help you prepare for the season

Emergency essentials to help you prepare for the season


Stay warm

  • Hats & gloves
  • Blanket
  • Scarves
  • Hand & foot warmers
  • Wool socks

24% = the percentage of yearly weather-related vehicle crashes on snowy, slushy or icy pavement


Stay visible & connected

  • Flashlight & extra batteries
  • Bright cloth to tie on your car
  • Flares or whistle
  • Phone charger

70% = the U.S. population that lives in regions that receive 5 or more inches of snow every year


Stay healthy/strong

  • Insulated bottled water
  • Nonperishable snacks
  • Medications
  • First-aid kit

116,800 = number of people injured every year in vehicle crashes on snowy, slushy or icy pavement


Stay storm-ready

  • Bag of sand
  • Jumper cables or external battery charger
  • Small snow shovel & ice scraper
  • Fire extinguisher & wiper fluid

2.3 billion = the dollars spent by state and local agencies every year for snow removal and ice control


Before you go anywhere: be sure that your fuel tank is at least half full and your tires are fully inflated.

Talk to your agent about what to do in case of an emergency.

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