Build the Ultimate Vehicle First Aid & Emergency Survival Kit

June 6, 2017

A stocked first aid kit for your vehicle is essential, especially on road trips.

Roadside emergencies can happen at any time, in any place, to anyone. Even having the most basic emergency items in your vehicle can help increase your safety and reduce your stress.

First Aid Supplies:

First-aid manual
First-aid kit, OR
Two pairs of Latex or other sterile gloves if you are allergic to Latex
Sterile dressings to stop bleeding
Cleansing agent/soap and antibiotic towelettes
Antibiotic ointment
Burn ointment
Adhesive bandages in a variety of sizes
Eye wash solution to flush the eyes or as general decontaminant
Thermometer
Prescription medications you take every day such as insulin, heart medicine and asthma inhalers. You should periodically rotate medicines to account for expiration dates.
Prescribed medical supplies such as glucose and blood pressure monitoring equipment and supplies
Non-prescription drugs (e.g. Aspirin or non-aspirin pain reliever, anti-diarrhea medication, antacids, laxatives)
Scissors
Tweezers
Tube of petroleum jelly or other lubricant

An emergency roadside kit is also good to keep in your car on long trips.Roadside Emergency/Survival Supplies:

Water
Fire extinguisher
Flashlight (either battery or hand-crank)
Emergency radio
Extra batteries
Reflective warning triangles
Safety flares
Rescue tool
Tire gauge
Tire repair kit, including foam tire sealant
Jumper cables
Simple tool kit
Multi-purpose utility tool
Plastic gas can
Gloves
Rags
Duct tape
Paracord
Tow strap or tow rope
Rain poncho
Reflective emergency blanket/sleeping bag
Tarp
Windshield ice scraper
Hand/foot warmers
Chem lights/light sticks
Work gloves
Sunblock
Bug repellant
Blanket
Small shovel
Cat litter or bag of sand for traction

Sanitation:

Toilet paper
Hand sanitizer
Toothbrush, toothpaste, and dental floss
Plastic tablecloth to cover questionable surfaces if needed
Trash bags
Baby wipes
Bar of soap
Feminine protection
Tissues
Zip-top bags in various sizes

Sustenance (personalize to allergies, etc):

Energy bars
Almonds
Sport-drink
Peanut or other nut butters
Jerky
Dried fruit
Applesauce/fruit cups
Crackers
Hard candies
Dry cereal
Trail mix
Granola bars

Security:

Whistle
Pepper spray
Disposable camera (good backup for taking pictures in case of an accident)
Emergency cash

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