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IN Travel & Adventure ON 02 Sep, 2015
You never know when a black cloud comes in search of you. Whether you are an expert or novice, you should always be prepared for worst situations that may hinder your path. And when it comes to a long car ride, many other things are essential apart from the CD of The Proclaimers' 500 miles!
Here is a list of 10 most useful essentials that may help you in handling various circumstances at any time of day.
Duct tape is one of the most innovative invention of humans. In case of duct, the question should be, what kind of use it doesn't have? It can repair your dress or save the life of astronaut. Its so strong that you can even build a swing out of it. Your side mirror is broken , what do you search for? A DUCT TAPE! It can repair things temporarily, at least.
You wanna be a hero in an unexpected situation? Then keep a fire extinguisher with you in your car. It is one of the best life savers of all. A kitchen fire at your neighbors house, or fire in street, all you gotta do is run to your car and get the fire extinguisher, and you will be the hero! Make sure you replace it once it crosses its expiry date.
This is a very handy lubricant. It can make your work easily. It will help removing a bolt while changing tire or it can even remove the gum stuck on your car's body. Most of us have it in our houses, so why not just keep small amount of it in car also?
This should always be present in your car's glove compartment. If its not, then make a note to keep it. Whenever we buy a new car, its next to impossible that we know all about its amazing and tedious features. So, at time of an emergency, you can always refer to it.
Never ever ever, forget to keep this in your car. Because you never know when some urchin would throw a needle in your way and you end up having a flat tire! Plus if so, then nothing else would work apart from lug wrench, in order to remove those bolts.
This might have happened to many of us. We Leave for a picnic but end up falling in pit. Even if we yell for help, no one generally comes to give a hand. So in such a situation, you may need a shovel, in order to shove your way out.
Well girls do it, so can the boys! It's always good for you to have an extra pair of clothes in the deck of car. Just in case you make a last minute party plan or some inane driver splashes muddy water all over you.
By food, I don't mean to keep all those packets of frozen food or heavy oily food, that actually makes your car stink. I just mean to keep a nutrient bar or fruits. Just in case you get stuck in traffic and you don't have to die from hunger.
Oh! This is a very crucial point. We all have left our keys inside the car and then stared through window with bubbly eyes that it just breaks the glass and comes running to you. So, here's the solution, just stash your key may be underneath the car with the help of magnet. But make sure, it's not easy to find.
All the above mentioned points and their uses would go in drain if you end up stuck at night and don't even have flaws light. Like repairing side mirror or searching for key or changing flat tires or even reading a manual!