Preparing Your Emergency Roadside Kit

June 24th, 2018 by

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You want to be ready if your vehicle breaks down on the streets of Sparta, which is why preparing your emergency roadside kit before any problems arise is crucial. Use this guide from Mercedes-Benz of Newton for assistance!

What to Include

Whether you’re having tire troubles or your engine is acting up, getting stuck on the side of the Hackettstown road is not ideal. Consider these items to include when preparing your emergency roadside kit:

  • First-aid kit stocked with bandages, antibiotic ointment, sting relief pads, and more
  • Headlamp and/or flashlight
  • Emergency lights as flare alternatives
  • Work gloves
  • Poncho
  • Jumper cables, as well as a portable jump starter
  • Air compressor
  • Ice scraper and brush
  • Portable shovel
  • Bungee cord
  • Water
  • Energy bars
  • Emergency blankets
  • Wipes and rags

Even if you decide against preparing your emergency roadside kit and purchasing one instead, keep these items in mind as you browse your options.

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Get in touch with Mercedes-Benz of Newton to schedule service, to get more information on preparing your emergency roadside kit, or to find out what experts have to say about Mercedes-Benz!