Johnson County Emergency Management Agency 

122 Hout St

Warrensburg Mo 64093                                                                                                                                                                    660-747-2666


Vehicle Emergency Kit “Must Haves”


Before you head out on that road trip, consider having these suggested items in your vehicle

emergency kit.........

Durable canvas bag to store supplies

Jumper cables (12-20’)

Roadside flares (4)

Flat tire inflation canister (non-explosive)

Spare tire and jack

Spare car fuses

First aid supplies kit

Bottled water (2-3 gal.)

Granola / energy bars

Small tool kit (screwdrivers, pliers, vise grips, adjustable wrench, tire pressure gauge, etc.)

Flashlight and extra batteries or flashlight that doesn’t need batteries

Small, foldable shovel

Road maps

Extra gloves, boots, wool socks, stocking cap

Fire extinguisher small (ABC type)

Antifreeze (1 gal.)

Two quarts of oil

Roll of duct tape

Paper towels / rags

Washer fluid

Pen and paper

Multipurpose tool

Seasonal supplies (rain gear, umbrella, ice scraper etc.)

Additional Items:

Hand-held GPS unit

Towing line or chain

Sanitation (hand sanitizer, towelettes, small trash bags

Emergency battery charger

Solar battery charger

Extra pair of shoes, gloves etc.

Toiletries, soap, etc.

Cell phone charger (left in car at all times)

Battery powered radio

Sleeping bag(s)