Here are some helpful ideas for a winter survival kit:
Check all fluids in your car or get a quick safety inspection at your local garage.
Check your winter tires and air pressure.
Have a set of jumper cables on hand.
Drop a shovel in the trunk to dig out of any deep snow
Tow chains or cables to tow the car out of drifts
Windshield scraper and snow brush
Small tool kit (screwdriver, pliers, wrench)
It always nice to have on hand a flashlight and road flares/signal devices. i
Traction materials such as kitty litter, sand, rock salt, or traction mats which help to provide
traction on slippery surfaces
First-aid kit in case of emergencies
Extra clothing, rain gear and/or a blankets to keep warm while waiting for help
A piece of colorful
cloth to attach to the antenna to draw attention to your car in heavy snow
Take along some nonperishable foods and bottled water
First aid kit with a pocketknife and a whistle to signal for help
Check your whether especially if your heading to higher elevations.BC Highways
Leave yourself extra time and slow down in poor winter conditions.
Have a safe trip!