With no flurries in the forecast and the first long weekend of the summer coming up fast, Canadians may be tempted to stow their emergency car kits in the garage for the season — along with the ice scrapers and snow tires.
But smart drivers restock their survival kits for warm weather. Even if you have a GPS and a well-charged cellphone, you can still get stranded in the wilds, held up for hours in a massive traffic jam or challenged by a minor accident.
Many automotive and hardware stores carry emergency kits, but it’s easy to put together your own customized kit and pack it into a plastic tub. To find out more, visit carcarecanada.ca.