You use your car daily. Driving to work, dropping your kids off at school, running errands and going out to grab a bite to eat, your car is an essential part of your everyday life. Sometimes we forget that while we feel safe and sound in our vehicles, emergencies do happen. Are you prepared if your car’s battery dies? How about if you get a cut while changing a tire? These issues sound simple to handle while you are sitting at home, but while you are on the road, it can be a bit more complicated. That’s why preparation is key. The following five items are just a starting point but provide a good base for your preparedness kit. Stay safe!