Winter Travel Safety

Winter Vehicle Safety Kit


A vehicle safety kit could save your life on the open road in the event of a blizzard! Here's an example of some of the things you might want to consider before you hit the road this winter:
  • Blankets
  • Booster cables
  • Bright cloth (flag)
  • Candles
  • Cards and games for kids
  • Cell phone
  • Chains
  • Extra Batteries
  • Extra clothes - including gloves, mittens, socks, stocking caps and scarves
  • Extra medications
  • First Aid Kit
  • Flashlight
  • Food stuffs that won't freeze - nuts, candy bars, dried fruits, canned potato chips, etc.
  • Highway flares
  • Kitty Litter (traction)
  • Matches
  • Plastic bags
  • Pocket Knife
  • Sleeping Bag(s)
  • Small broom
  • Small shovel
  • Small tools
  • Space blanket
  • Tin can
  • Traction Mats

Driving Conditions


Drive according to the conditions. You may not be able to drive the posted speed limit if there is snow, wind, ice or heavy traffic. Take your time. Your family and friends will wait!

Make sure you are well rested. Take breaks often. Make the drive a fun part of the vacation.

Have a safe winter season!