Carry extra emergency equipment such as flares, battery booster cables
, a flashlight and extra batteries, blankets, emergency food and drinking water.
Particularly in areas of the country that experience decidedly frigid winters, a set of jumper cables, also called booster cables
, is a necessity.
Pirzada owns a make-shift shop and sells everything from miswak (the traditional toothbrush from the bark of a tree), to booster cables
, prayer beads and evil-looking knives.
* It always helps to have a set of booster cables
on hand in case your battery goes dead.
* Winterize your car--include a first-aid kit, blankets, extra warm clothes, a windshield scraper, rock salt, a bag of sand of cat litter, a shovel, booster cables
, a flashlight, water and food.
These should include a flashlight, blankets, booster cables
, a small shovel, car manual, empty gasoline can and a warning device, such as flares or a reflective triangle.
Among items with impulse appeal cited bu buyers: compasses, visor mirrors, change holders, tire gauges, litter baskets, booster cables
(in season), key chains, plug-in accessories, oil spouts and funnels, tissue dispensers, reflectors, license plate holders, ash trays and tie-backs.
Most of the agency's suggestions are plain common sense, such as the reminder to motorists to take battery booster cables
, an ice scraper, a small shovel, a flashlight and a first-aid kit on their trips during the winter months.
Make sure to take along an ice scraper, battery booster cables
, a small shovel, a flashlight and a first-aid kit.