Your Essential Winter Car Survival Kit

The winters in the UK have been getting more and more severe so its time to think ahead and make sure you are prepared for the winter weather.

Things you should always keep in your car during periods of bad weather are:

  • A warm blanket
  • A spare warm coat
  • Non perishable food & drink – some cereal bars, crisps and a bottle of water
  • A torch and spare batteries
  • Jump leads
  • Tow rope
  • A shovel for snowy conditions
  • An ice scraper
  • De-icer
  • Basic first aid kit
  • Warning triangle
  • A pair of wellingtons (in case you need to get out and dig yourself out)
  • A piece of old sack or rug (to put under wheels if get stuck)
  • A spare bottle of diluted screen wash
  • Spare nappies, food and drink for children