Don’t leave home without it…

You don’t want to be stranded if you have a routine automotive mishap (flat tire, dead battery, etc.). There are a few basic items that everyone on the road should carry in their car.  Even if you don’t know how to (or want to) do the work yourself, you may end up waiting three hours for roadside assistance (as I once did waiting for a tow until three a.m. in the middle of San Francisco).

Even worse, what if you break down in an area with no cell phone reception?  Ask yourself if you really want to be dependent not just on someone you can trust driving by and stopping to assist you, but having someone you can trust who also has the basic emergency tools in his or her car driving by and offering to assist you.

Here are the basic items you absolutely must have in your Automotive Emergency Kit