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As we get prepared for the long winter months we often forget to prepare our vehicle for those unwanted mishaps that we eventually have. Here are some suggestions for what to have in your Saskatchewan roadside winter kit. Remember to have your vehicle prepped and winter ready, call today to book an appointment at one of our dealerships.

    • Whistle

 

    • Cell phone charger

 

    • Extra Warm boots and winter clothes, mitts, scarf, toque, sweaters

 

    • Spare tire – check and be sure its inflated properly

 

    • Jack

 

    • Tire iron

 

    • Tire sealer (fix-a-flat)

 

    • Wind-up flashlight

 

    • Small took kit

 

    • Fire Extinguisher

 

    • Collapsible Shovel

 

    • Sand, kitty litter, or pieces of carpet

 

    • Dry Foods – Jerky, fruit, granola, energy bars

 

    • Canned gods – Meat, fish,

 

    • Bottled Water

 

    • De-icer – Methyl hydrate

 

    • Tire chains

 

    • Games/books

 

    • Matches in a waterproof container

 

    • Candles and a large tall metal can

 

    • “Help” sign

 

    • 30 foot guideline to help you back to vehicle in storms

 

    • Tow Rope

 

    • Map of the area – hard copy

 

    • First-aid kit

 

    • Work gloves

 

    • Engine Oil

 

    • Jumper cables

 

    • Antifreeze

 

    • Brake Fluid

 

    • Extra fuses

 

    • Blanket or sleeping bag

 

    • Tire pressure gauge

 

    • Tire inflator

 

    • Rags and a funnel

 

    • Roll of duct tape

 

    • Roll of paper towels

 

    • Spray bottle filled with -45 washer fluid

 

    • Ice scraper

 

    • Snow brush

 

    • Triangle reflectors and flares

 

    • Pocketknife

 

    • Seatbelt cutting & Window breaking tool

 

    Emergency Money

Stay safe out there.