By Matt Schmitz on July 14, 2013
As teens head to college, out of the reach of their parents' safety net, mishaps and misfortunes while driving — previously dispatched with quick call home — will have to be faced independently. Cars.com has a list of recommended items to keep in your car to help overcome on-the-road emergencies. Make sure you have essentials like a windshield scraper, jumper cables, and license and registration, as well as items such as a cellphone charger, a blanket and road flares to help you through unforeseen circumstances. Follow the link below for more suggestions.
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