Car breakdown kit: 12 emergency essentials
Stuck in a lay-by? We've got you covered. T3 unveils the best emergency kit for when your car breaks down
You're driving at night along a remote road, miles from the nearest garage when your car’s engine makes a sound that can only be described as deeply worrying. This is the situation all drivers dread, but if you’ve stored this essential car boot survival kit you’ll have everything you need to make a quick repair, or stay warm until the rescue truck arrives…
Read below for T3's breakdown kit: 12 emergency essentials
Black & Decker Simple Start
Suitable for small petrol engines under 2,000cc, this boosts your car battery to get you on the road again. It can also charge your gadgets.
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Rapid digital tyre inflator
Powered by your car’s cigarette lighter, the Rapid can inflate your tyre to road-legal pressure in just 3.5 seconds, without the need for any tiresome foot-pumping.
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Silverpoint X-Glow Cree LED
This small but powerful torch can emit 80 lumens for six hours. Its multi-facet refl ector provides a smooth beam of light and a spotlight.
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This headlamp can also attach to your wrist or an inanimate object, illuminating your battery while you attach jump leads or your tyre while you swear at it.
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Ecco GPS keychain
Considering trekking to the nearest garage but worried about finding your way back to the car? Lock your starting location into this chunky, GPS-enhanced fob and it’ll guide your way back.
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