Road trips can sometimes be filled with awful surprises ranging from a flat tyre to breaking down on the side of the road at a time your cell phone’s battery is about to “die”.
I compiled road trip checklist of the top ten essentials that you should always keep in your car, which should help you to get out of your predicament quickly.
1. Jumper Cables
There are few things that come close to that awful feeling where you jump into your car, ready to leave – and it will not start. You try and try, but cannot bring your engine to life. Keep a pair of jumper cables in your car at all times. Count yourself lucky if you never have to use them. You never know, you might be someone else’s saving grace.
2. Spare Tyre Kit
You’ve discovered that your tyre has a puncture, it’s pouring with rain and you need to fix it. You pull over, and slosh through the mud to your trunk – only to discover that you forgot to inflate your spare tyre. It is important to make sure that your spare wheel kit is in good condition and that you have all of the necessary tools