Most survival scenarios are solo or small groups, short term, with only what you carry with you, also know as your EDC or Every Day Carry items which may at times include what you have in pocket or in your car, suggesting you should have your car well supplied.
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For our discussion here, we will presume that you have a car or truck like most people and we are looking at more common survival scenarios.
What to carry in your car
- Ethanol Free Fuel (EFF) -Gasoline- enough to get home. Never run below 1/4.
- Siphon Hose for borrowing gas when stranded.
- Jumper cables, and/or charged Jump Starter, large or small, both can serve as a phone charger with the appropriate charging cable(s).
- Case of bottled water (rotated every year)
- Water filter
- Stainless steel water bottle
- 2 Qt Pot to cook and boil water in
- Fire Building materials
- Rifle with military ammo can full of the appropriate caliber(s).
- Back Pack
- Machete & Hunting Knife
- Water proof poncho or tarp for shelter
- First Aid Kit
- Long shelf life snack foods like beef jerky, granola, raisins or canned goods
- Cell Phone, solar charger & water proof case; power off when not needed
- MURS Radio and solar charger for communications
- Motion Detecting, Solar Powered Lights &/or Alarms for Intruder Detection
- Fishing - net, line & lots of hooks; extra line for security trip wires
- A Thermal Scope will give you superior night vision for night travel
- A regional Map for Survival or Atlas, plastic coated or in a freezer bag for navigation, along with a compass.
- Coats, blankets to stay dry and warm or even a Power Outage Heater
- Also carry basic EDC Survival items on your person like a pocket knife.
Know when it is time to get home with our Bug Out Red Flag Warning Signs.
What you carry in your car can make a huge difference, so plan ahead. Sound crazy? Think of it as potentially life saving insurance.
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