Vehicles

  • Oct
    24
    Vehicle Emergency Kit

    Survival isn't just something to think about when you are at home. You need to consider survival when you are on the road. You should have an emergency kit in your car in case you ever get stuck in it overnight. What to Include in the Kit Your kit should have a basic first aid kit so you can tend to any wounds. It should also have a high calorie food bar that will tide you over for the evening, as well as a bottle of water. You need a bla...

  • Tips for Traveling During a Disaster

    In most cases, you will want to stay home or at your planned evacuation place during a disaster. Something might happen that pulls you away from you safe place, though. If that occurs, you need to follow a safe travel plan. First, only travel during the day. If you travel during the day, you won’t be as vulnerable as you would be in the dark. You should also bring someone along with you. You never know if your car will break down, and if it does, you do...

  • Aug
    22
    200138217-001

    You might use a GPS or your cell phone to get directions when you go anywhere. What happens, then, if the entire system goes down? What if your GPS and cell phones can't get signals? You need to have maps on hand in case that happens. Have local, regional, state, and country maps available in your car. Be sure to mark routes to important places you may have to travel to during an emergency. Laminate the maps so they can survive wear and tear. That way, yo...

  • Is Your Vehicle Right for a Survival Situation

    Not all vehicles are ideal for a survival situation. If you don’t have a vehicle that can handle the demands of survival, you may want to look into getting one before something happens. Otherwise, you might end up on the side of the road, stranded during a serious situation. Ground Clearance You need to have a vehicle that has high ground clearance. You do not want items lying on the road to harm your vehicle. Off Road Capabi...

  • Is Your Vehicle Ready for a Disaster

    If you are going to have to travel during a disaster, you need to make sure your vehicle is ready ahead of time. If you wait until the disaster strikes, it will be too late. There are a few things you can do today to ensure your vehicle is ready. Check the Oil Make sure the oil is clean and ready in the vehicle. That will keep your engine running. Check the Tires Check the tread on your tires. They should not have a...