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Prepare yourself and your vehicle for Winter!

ShipMyRide’s Team, has put together some tips for this harsh winter condition driving and how to prepare yourself and how to prepare an emergency kit to always keep in your vehicle.


ALWAYS wear warm cloths before going out; dress in layers and with appropriate rated boots and jackets. You never know when you might have to be out in the elements to change a tire, or repair anything outside the comfort of your vehicle. 


PREPARE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT, with this weather conditions, we might experience road closures while driving on the highway, or we might be stuck due to mechanical failures, among others. Whatever the reason is, we might have to stay in our vehicle for hours at a time. For this reason, we recommend preparing a “Winter Survival Kit” with the following items: 

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  • Small shovel, windshield scraper with brush
  • flashlight with extra batteries
  • Battery powered radio
  • Water in plastic bottles that won't break if the water freezes (replace them every six months)
  • Snack food including energy bars, raisins and mini candy bars
  • Matches and candles in deep cans
  • Extra clothing like hats, socks and mittens. You can even store an extra pair boots and coats.
  • First aid kit with pocket knife
  • Necessary medications
  • Blankets or sleeping bag
  • Cell phone adapter to plug into lighter
  • Whistle—in case you need to attract attention
  • Roadmaps
  • Copy of your emergency plan

Being safe should be the priority when you are driving on the highway. Don't rush!
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