Essential Winter Driving Kit Checklist
Over the colder months it's essential to keep some basic winter driving kit in your car, to help keep you moving and also in case of an emergency. Use our winter driving equipment checklist to help you ensure you have all the right gear.
Too many motorists get caught out in winter, mainly because they haven't prepared properly for the difficult driving conditions that the cold weather can bring.
Take a look our checklist below for some suggestions on essential kit you should keep in the boot over winter - you can also check out our tips for driving in snow for some advice on staying safe on the road.
Winter Driving Kit - Checklist
Use this winter driving kit list to ensure you have as many of these items as possible before setting off in wintry weather:
|Ice scraper & de-icer||Fully charged mobile phone - have your breakdown service's number to hand|
|Warm clothing||Tow rope|
|Study boots and a set of ice grips||Emergency warning triangle|
|Snow shovel and a broom||Hi-vis clothing|
|Jump leads||First aid kit|
|Torch||Snow chains or snow socks for your tyres - practice fitting these in advance|
|Blanket or travel rug||De-icing salt|
|Food - high-energy cereal bars are a good choice||Spare car bulbs|
|Tyre inflator in case of a puncture|
Order Winter Driving Kit from Halfords
Halfords has a huge selection of winter driving kit available as part of our travel & touring and car maintenance ranges.You can reserve winter travel equipment online and collect in-store, or buy online for delivery to your home or place of work. It's best to be prepared before the snow and ice hits - order all your winter essentials today.