Winter Safety Kit

Now that the winter months are approaching, it is a good idea to equip your vehicle with a winter safety kit. Weather can be unpredictable in Ontario so it is best to make sure your kit has items that can help in inclement weather or if you experience a road emergency.


  • Blanket
  • Small snow shovel
  • Flashlight with extra batteries (crank flashlight is also an option)
  • Booster cables
  • Tool kit
  • Lock de-icer
  • Spare fuses/bulbs
  • Flares or reflectors
  • Gas line antifreeze
  • Snow brush, ice scraper
  • Traction mats or grids
  • Spare tire and vehicle jack
  • Gloves/hand and foot warmers
  • Warm boots and extra socks
  • Extra windshield washer fluid and windshield wiper blade
  • Rope or straps
  • First aid kit
  • Non-perishable food and bottles of water
  • Cell phone and charging cable
  • Candle in a can for heat and a lighter or matches

Having these items available will be beneficial in an emergency or sudden changes in weather conditions.