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Essential Gear for Car Owners: Be Ready for the Road

Living with a car, whether you use it primarily for work and commuting, long road trips or weekend drives out of the city, it pays to be as prepared as possible.


Whether you use your car primarily for work or commuting, on long road trips or for weekend drives out of the city, it pays to be as prepared as possible. Depending on where you live, certain add-ons like winter tires or even snow chains might be necessary; based on your needs, some car-specific apps will be more helpful than others. But it’s safe to assume that no matter where you live there are few essentials every car owner should have on board, all the time.

Here, then, is a basic list of gear that’s worth keeping in your car all the time.


iOS: FreeAndroid: Free

Anker Roav SmartCharge Halo

Amazon: $20Walmart: $20

DBPower Portable Car Jump Starter

Buy Now: $87

MarchInn Car Repair Tool Kit

Buy Now: $160

AstroAI Digital Tire Pressure Gauge

Buy Now: $8

Kolo Sports Premium Auto Emergency Kit

Buy Now: $45

AAA 85-Piece Commuter First Aid Kit

Buy Now: $18

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