What’s in the Trunk? A List of Items That Our Followers Always Keep in Their Car – Readers’ Choice

In a Facebook contest, we asked our friends and followers for 3 items that they will always have in their cars. Check out what they keep in their trunk!

Most common (All Seasons)

  • Jumper Cables
  • Tire Iron, Jack, and Pressure Gauge
  • Small Shovel
  • Kitty Litter
  • Flashlight
  • Spare Tire
  • Box of Tissues
  • Batteries
  • Insurance/AAA Card

Spring & Summer Items

  • Golf Clubs
  • Softball Gear
  • Cooler Bag
  • Sun Shield

Fall & Winter Items

  • Thermos/Travel Mug
  • Ice scraper
  • Grandmother’s Quilt/Emergency Blanket
  • Hockey Equipment

Items to Consider

  • Empty Metal Can with Matches
  • Emergency Protein Bars
  • Duct Tape
  • 12v Compressor
  • Vise Grip
  • Windshield Wiper Fluid
  • Water Bottle
  • Emergency Triangles
  • Coupons for Local Restaurants
  • A Poquet Auto Business Card

Natural Disaster Kit

  • Hiking Boots
  • Emergency Blanket
  • Water for drinking and/or car
  • Coolant
  • Motor Oil
  • Car Jack
  • Spare tire
  • Cellphone
  • Flashlight
  • Emergency Triangles
  • Extra Warm and Water Repellent Clothing
  • Flares

For a Good Laugh

  • Cell phone (with Bob Marley’s greatest hits on it)
  • 18-year Scotch (in the event you have to wait for the tow truck / AAA you called with the cell phone – you know, to kill time)
  • Bottle Opener
  • Harmonica
  • Gummi Candy