Editor’s note: This post was updated on January 9, 2015.
Car travel is not just for warm-weather months and preparing for all kinds of winter driving conditions can help you keep an inconvenient situation from becoming a roadside emergency.
Pack a roadside safety kit
A winter roadside safety kit in your vehicle will prepare you for whatever Mother Nature throws your way. Planning ahead could protect you from hypothermia and frostbite and help with a rapid rescue if needed.
We put together a handy checklist to help you prepare your own roadside safety kit.DOWNLOAD ROADSIDE CHECKLIST