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11 Essential Items for Winter Driving Survival

Getting stranded on the side of the road in a blizzard is a nightmare.


If the Farmer’s Almanac has anything to say about this upcoming winter, it’s that it’ll be the worst we’ve seen in a while. But your life doesn’t stop when the snow starts to fall. No, you still need to get to work, got grocery shopping and see family for the holidays. That said, Old Man Winter doesn’t care about any of that, so it’s best to take and be safe.

The first step in safely battling through the impending harsh winter months is being properly prepared. Sure, you’ve got the best AWD system, top-of-the-line winter tires and car control skills worth bragging about, but sometimes the Fates just have it out for you. When that’s the case, you want to be able to rest easy knowing you have the right tools for the situation. Below is a list of essential tools to make your life easier out on the roads this winter.


Cold Snap Gloves by Carhartt $46

JNC770R 1700 Peak Amp Jump Starter by Jump-N-Carry $146

4004 Red Aluminum Sport Utility Shovel by AAA $20


Subzero 52″ Super Extender Snowbroom by Hopkins $23

Escaper Buddy Orange Traction Mat by Maxsa $137

K-Summit Snow Chains by Thule $416


76-Piece Excursion Road Kit by AAA $70

Escape Bivy by SOL $60


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