Modern cars come with amazing lengths of warranty, from 3 years to unlimited within a certain number of miles. This still doesn't mean that mechanical failure doesn't take place for one reason or another and a person should always be ready for the worst possible scenario when driving a car. So, what should a motorist carry on them to make sure they are safe should the worst come to worst?
These jackets are cheap and commonly available, though you would be surprised how over looked they actually are. The fluorescent yellow jacket is a life saver and something everyone should have for fear of breaking down at night. It could be the greatest piece of clothing you ever wore.
Just like the fluorescent jacket, the torch is among the ultimate car accessories. Whether a RAC light, or a Maglite. The torch is something that comes in useful at night and also if you want to attempt some repairs in a dark corner of your auto. Invest in this as it's one of the essential auto accessories and make sure to keep it charged. Better again have an emergency wind up, or solar powered one for those real eventualities.
The humble pump is one of those things many people over look; however it has gotten many a person out of a bad scenario. Purchase a cheap electric or even a foot pump and should your tyre give out in an area far from home, you may be able to limp to safety.
For children of a younger age the booster seat is a great addition. This small, but altogether wonderful piece of equipment is safe, keeps your child harnessed in and also boosts their position so they can see out the window.
Though, more for the winter than the summer, de-icer is a necessity and one that can save a lot of trouble and also insurance premiums. Having some of this handy spray reduces the incidence of frost on your windscreen and so allows you to drive in a safer manner. If you really want to go the whole hog, why not buy an electric heated window scraper- it's a practical Christmas present if anything and one of a lot of fantastic, car accessories available.