Emergency items to keep in your vehicleIt is impossible to know when or where your car might break down. Oftentimes, drivers find themselves without cell service and miles away from help. Here at Hoist Towing and Recovery, we have suggestions for some emergency items that Prescott drivers should consider keeping in their vehicle.

Jumper cables or jump starter

Jumper cables require assistance from good Samaritans. But if you use a jump starter, remember to keep it charged.

First Aid Kit

This is only for small injuries, but it could minimize damage until help arrives.

Spare tire

You should check the tire pressure on your spare on a regular basis. Otherwise, you may be stranded with two flats. If your car does not have a spare, you should have a full can of Slime.

Jack and lug wrench

A spare tire will not do much good unless you can lift up the car and remove lug nuts.

Multi-Tool

Because you cannot predict what might go wrong, it is good to have a tool for any situation.

Blanket

If your car breaks down when it is cold out, this could be a lifesaver. It also doubles as a seat cover if you are stuck changing a tire in the rain.

Duct tape

Duct tape is like a multi-tool. It can fix just about anything – at least temporarily.

Flashlight

Shed some light on the situation.

Taking the time to plan ahead and be prepared with some emergency items could get you out of an unfortunate breakdown, or at least help keep you comfortable while you are waiting for help to arrive. If you need any type of roadside assistance, call Hoist Towing and Recovery for 24-hour service in Prescott at 928-660-0606. We will get you up and running in no time.

 

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