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Road Test Special: Does Your Vehicle Have A Winter Emergency Kit?

Imagine this… You’re driving home from a relative’s or a friend’s house one winter evening. When you left home it was a clear, bright sunny day – but an unexpected snowstorm has quickly moved through the area and you’re trying to get home quickly and safely. The road you’re driving on could be a major highway or a country back road, but either way, it’s deserted and you see very few vehicles. Rounding a bend you start to slide off the road, and before you can do anything about it you’re well and truly stuck in the snow. You may be right beside the road, so someone passing by will see you (and hopefully won’t slide right into your car), or you may be off the road just far enough that a passing motorist wouldn’t see your vehicle as they passed by. (I came upon one motorist a couple of years ago that went into the centre median ditch and the only visible signs of his car were the taillights.) You know you have to …