This especially applies to your car. It is a good idea to have the supplies on hand in your vehicle that you might need in an emergency situation. Not too long ago, it was routine for drivers to keep a roadside safety kit in their car. However, with the increased pervasiveness of cell phones, GPS, and roadside assistance, these have become less common in recent years.
With access to help only the touch of a button away, it is perhaps not surprising that these former staples of car safety have fallen by the wayside. Even with the variety of modern safety options available, it is still a smart idea to have a roadside emergency kit in your car.
Cellphone batteries sometimes die, or you could find yourself stranded in an area with no cell service. Whether you buy a pre-assembled kit or create your own, it should include a few essentials that you might need to keep yourself and your family safe until help can arrive.
So, with that in mind, here is a short list of the indispensable items that would be most useful to have on hand in emergency situations.