No matter the country you are in, there are essential things you should always have in your car. These items would always be useful.
We have highlighted some items that are essential to every car and car owner alike.
- Jumper cables
Keep a set of jumper cables in your car at all times. If your battery dies, you may use these to recharge it. Before using them, however, be sure you know how to jumpstart a car.
- Fire Extinguisher
It is vital to have it in your car because when that rare moment comes, you’ll be grateful you had a fire extinguisher. In the event of an accident and ensuing fire, you can get some amount of control over the situation before it becomes an utter disaster.
- Spare Tyre
Always keep a spare tire in the back of your car and remember to check often to make sure that it’s properly inflated.
- First-aid kit
Out of all the things you should keep in your car, a first aid kit may be the most crucial. If you get in an accident, or even if someone is hurt outside of the car, a first aid kit can help you keep handle the situation until paramedics arrive.
- Car Jack
If you get a flat tire or need to remove or replace a tire for any reason, you won’t be able to do so without your jack.
You don’t have to wait for the rainy season before you have an umbrella in your car. It can also be used in extremely hot weather.
- Reflective Warning Triangle
Your reflective warning triangle helps you if you have to stop your car on a major road in case of a bad tyre, car overheating, or any sudden car fault. This triangle helps to alert other road users to drive with caution.
Especially for people who drive a lot at night, it is important to keep a torchlight in your car in case of road emergencies at night.
- Owners Manual
Your owner’s manual is always safe in the pigeonhole of your car. This way, when your car develops any sudden fault, you can refer to the manual for quick assistance or to help understand exactly what you are dealing with. Your manual can also help you direct
- License and registration
To be a road user, you should have a valid driver’s license
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