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Car First Aid Kit

Be Prepared

As much as we dont like to think about it, accidents and emergencies do happen on the road. By having a first aid kit in your car, you will be more prepared if you do encounter a situation.

What Should Be In Your Kit?

You can purchase a range of specially prepared first aid kits from retailers across the country. Or if you choose, you can build your own kit. Use our handy list below to help you. Always take into consideration your families unique needs.

  • Sterile adhesive bandages in various sizes
  • Sterile gauze pads
  • Small bar of soap or waterless antiseptic wash
  • Antiseptic swabs
  • Small bottle of water
  • Antibiotic ointment
  • Small scissors
  • Splinter forceps
  • Triangular bandage
  • Roll of stretchable gauze
  • Compression bandage
  • Plastic sealable bags (disposing of used items)
  • Latex gloves
  • Flashlight
  • Money for phone
  • Single-edge razor blade
  • Two boards (lightweight) for splints
  • Large safety pins

Click here to buy a motorist first aid kit $39 from Red Cross.

Please note that this list is a guide only, not professional first aid advice. Read more holiday motoring advice.