Emergency Essentials for the College Car

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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