Do’s and Don’ts: What Should You Keep In The Car When Temperatures Drop Below Zero?

Over the next few days, temperatures across Northern Michigan will continue to dip below zero.

If you need to head out, police are urging you to put together a winter survival kit.

Here are a few things you should and should not keep in your car in subzero weather.

8 Things You Should Have in your Car in Subzero Weather

  • Spare Phone Charger
  • Blankets, Gloves, Socks & Hand Warmers
  • Rock Salt or Kitty Litter
  • Road flares or Cones
  • Shovel & Ice Scraper
  • Flashlight & Spare Batteries
  • Jumper Cables
  • Packaged Food & Water Bottles

8 Things You Should Not Have in your Car in Subzero Weather

  • Cell Phones
  • Soda or Beer
  • Musical Instruments
  • Eggs
  • Canned Foods
  • Medication
  • Loved Ones
  • A Low Gas Tank