Emergency Travel Kit:
Say we are going to get a big snow storm and for whatever reason, you need to travel somewhere. You're on a snow-covered road, loose control, and end up in a ditch. It's a big storm and you are quite a distance out of town… so what should you have in your car to help keep you safe?
Here is a list of items to pack the car with before winter weather hits:
Other recommended items are:
Maybe you are thinking, "Well, all I really need is a cell phone to call AAA". Just remember, if severe winter weather has broken out, it may take quite a bit of time for help to arrive and hypothermia becomes a danger. Also, what if you don't have a signal?
It might not be a bad idea to stick a sleeping bag in the trunk too (might as well).
(References: Road & Travel Magazine, AAA)
Here are the phone numbers to check road conditions on the highways in WV & VA:
West Virginia: 511 Virginia: 1-866-695-1182
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