Safety & Accident

Video Safety Tip: Winter Emergency Kits

November 13, 2017

VIDEO: Packing a Winter Emergency Kit

With temperatures dropping and snowfall forecast for many areas, now is a great time for fleet drivers to make sure their winter emergency kit is fully replenished and onboard. 

Ready Wisconsin recommends that drivers include the following items:

  • A shovel
  • A windshield scraper and small broom
  • A flashlight with extra batteries
  • A battery-powered radio
  • Water
  • Snack food including energy bars
  • Raisins and mini candy bars 
  • Matches and small candles
  • Extra hats, socks and mittens
  • First-aid kit with pocket knife
  • Necessary medications
  • Blankets or sleeping bag
  • Tow chain or rope
  • Road salt, sand or cat litter for traction
  • Booster cables
  • Emergency flares and reflectors
  • Fluorescent distress flag and whistle to attract attention
  • Cell phone adapter to plug into lighter.

To view a Bisnett Insurance video on the subject, click on the photo or link below the headline.

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