What Should Be In Your Vehicle If Your Car Breaks Down?

What Should Be In Your Vehicle If Your Car Breaks Down?

You’re driving along, and the car in front of you slams on its brakes. You slam on yours, but it’s too late. Your heart is pounding as you see them pull over to the side of the road. What do you do now? You must ensure your vehicle is safe and secure before calling for help or trying to fix anything yourself. Make sure you have an active safe driver app. 

What do you do now?

Once you’re outside, take some time to assess what exactly happened so that when emergency crews arrive, they can look at potential causes rather than just guessing blindly while they try to fix something themselves (which could take longer).

First Aid Kit

A first aid kit is a must-have for any vehicle, but it should contain more than just bandages and gauze pads. You should include such things as antiseptic wipes, ointment, a needle and thread (for stitches), allergy medication or antihistamines, and other things that can help someone in the case of an emergency. The safe driver driving your vehicle should know how to use these items safely so that no one gets hurt unnecessarily when using them on another person.

Spare Tire

The spare tire is the most essential thing to have in your car if it breaks down. If you have a flat tire and don’t have a spare tire, you will be stranded for several hours until someone finds you and changes your flat tire.

To find out whether or not your vehicle has a spare tire, check under the hood of your car on the left side, just above where the engine starts. There should be an access panel that you can open up to see if there is a spare tire underneath it. But to ensure all security hire office experience drivers for office convenience. 

Jumper Cables

If your car battery is dead, you’ll need jumper cables. You can buy them at any auto parts store or from a mechanic. Make sure that the cable gauge is appropriate for your vehicle, look on the battery’s label to see what gauge it uses.

When connecting the cables, ensure everything is unplugged from both vehicles: lights, radio, etc. Do not try to start either car with their engines running; this could cause an electrical shock when touching metal parts of either engine compartment!

Water and Snacks

You should always have water and snacks in your vehicle. Water is essential to keep you hydrated, and snacks are good to have in case you get hungry while waiting for help. Be sure to pack non perishable snacks, such as granola bars or nuts, so they don’t go wrong during the wait. Also, make sure that the food you bring is healthy, like fruit or nuts; eating unhealthy foods can make you feel sicker than being stranded on the side of the road already would!

Through our corporate driver service , you can stop on the way and purchase the required goods if they are not available in the car. A personal driver will save your parking cost too.  

Ice Scraper

You will need an ice scraper if your car breaks down in a snowstorm. This simple tool will allow you to remove any ice that has formed on your windshield so that you can see out of it and drive off safely. 

To use an ice scraper: Push the front of the blade under the edge of any existing frost or ice on your windshield (or simply place the blade on top of any current frost or ice). Pull the blade toward yourself across all areas of frost or ice until it has been removed from all surfaces being cleaned.


Blankets are essential to any car kit, and you should have at least two. One blanket should be for each person in the vehicle so that everyone has a warm layer to wrap up in if they get cold or need help breaking out of the car if it’s too hot outside. Blankets can also rest your head while waiting for use or sleeping overnight in your vehicle.

Flashlight & Extra Batteries

Even if you’re not a fan of them, you need one in your car. If something breaks down and it’s dark, you’ll be thankful for having a flashlight to see what’s going on with your vehicle. Since it doesn’t have to be big or bulky, there’s no excuse for not including one as part of your emergency kit. You should also throw in a different set of batteries for the flashlight just in case the ones that came with it die quickly or are hard to find when needed most (you know those kinds). Turn on the headlights! Don’t forget about these little guys! 

Phone Charger & Stereo Aux Cord

When your car breaks down, you will need a way to call for help. You must have access to a phone charger and aux cord if your phone dies or loses reception. Here’s how each of these items can be used.

Use this charger to charge your cell phone, so you can make calls and get directions on Google Maps. If you are being driven by a safe driver then it will help you more in that case, tell him to plug this into your vehicle’s stereo system, connect it with any device with an earphone input (like MP3 players or laptops) and listen to music as you wait for help!

Phone & Tablets

If your car breaks down, it’s essential to be prepared with the five items listed above. Make sure you have a spare tire and jumper cables if you need to jump a battery. Also, make sure you have water and snacks for hydration and nutrition. An ice scraper helps clear snow from your windshield during winter, while a flashlight will help light up dark areas when trying to change tires or jumpstart cars at night. It’s also wise for driver services providers to keep extra batteries on hand for their flashlights and any other electronics that could fail due to cold temperatures, such as phones or tablets.


Hopefully, you’ll never have to use the items listed above. But if your car does break down and you find yourself stranded on the side of the road, it’s good to know that you have some supplies ready. And who knows? You might even save  someone else from getting stuck! Takeaway: If your vehicle breaks down, be prepared with the five items listed above.

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