Keeping Your Vehicle Weather Ready

Posted by Shawn Tipping on

Recent evacuations from fires in New Mexico, California, and Florida along with flooding in the Mid-West makes a great case for keeping your vehicle ready to leave town.

Tips to follow:

Keep up with routine maintenance.
  • Rotating tires
  • Changing air filters
  • Changing oil and oil filters
  • Following your manufacturers tune-up schedule

Keep fluid at recommended levels.
  • Antifreeze
  • Oil
  • Brake Fluid
  • Power Steering Fluid
  • Transmission Fluid
  • Windshield Wiper Fluid

Keep spare supplies on hand.
  • Fuses
  • Air Filters
  • Oil Filters
  • Bulbs for lights

Keep extra fuel on hand.
Keep your fuel tank about 1/2 a tank at all times.
Keep spare tires inflated .
Keep tire changing equipment on hand.
Keep road maps for your area on hand.

Keep a well stocked emergency kit in your vehicle.
  • Food
  • Water
  • Emergency Blankets
  • Emergency Weather Gear
  • First Aid Guide
  • First Aid Kit
  • Water Proof Flashlight
  • Emergency Flare
  • Jumper Cables

While these are not all inclusive, it is a great starting point to keeping your family safe during an emergency.  Do you want to know more?  Check out a copy of our book Your Emergency Game Plan or pick up our pre-built Guardian Car Safety Kit.  

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