No one wants to think about being involved in an automobile accident, but being prepared for the worst can save you a lot of frustration in the event that you are in a car accident. A roadside emergency kit is not only a good idea, but it should be an essential for every vehicle.

Sadly, even if you are fully prepared and cautious when you take to the road, you can still be injured because of someone else’s negligence. If you have been involved in a car accident caused by another party, contact the Oklahoma injury lawyers of the Abel Law Firm today at (405) 239-7046.

Roadside Emergency Kit Essentials

Before you hit the road, you need to make sure you have the following items on hand:

  1. Flashlight – Make sure you know where this is at all times, as this is essential in the event that an accident occurs at night
  2. Emergency flares or warning triangles – These help warn other drivers of your presence on the road
  3. First aid kit – Can help you take care of minor injuries in the event of an accident
  4. Jack / lug nut wrench – Essential for changing a flat tire quickly and safely
  5. Pen and paper – Necessary for writing down information from other motorists involved in the accident as well as witness names and contact information
  6. Food or water – To sustain you in case you are stranded in the middle of nowhere for a while waiting on a tow truck or other assistance
  7. Cell phone – Allows you to make emergency phone calls if no one else is around to help
  8. Jumper cables – Car batteries can die so make sure you have jumper cables ready to re-start your vehicle
  9. Basic toolbox – Helpful in the event that you need to make small repairs
  10. Blanket or poncho – This can keep you warm and dry in case you are in an accident in inclement weather

Contact Us

Accidents can affect even those who are most prepared for them. If you were injured because of someone else’s recklessness, you shouldn’t have to face the costs of recovery alone. Learn more about pursuing compensation by calling the Oklahoma City motor vehicle accident attorneys of the Abel Law Firm today at (405) 239-7046.

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The Journal Record 2023 Reader Rankings - Top Winner - Abel Law Firm - Best Peronal Injury Law Firm
The Journal Record 2023 Reader Rankings - Top Winner - Abel Law Firm - Best Peronal Injury Law Firm

Oklahomans across the state have recognized the Abel Law Firm's unique heritage as a statewide institution. Founded by Ed Abel, and today led by his son, Luke Abel, our personal injury law firm has become synonymous with empathy, compassion, and the highest professional performance serving our neighbors. Our family has sought to leave a profound impact upon the State of Oklahoma. We appreciate that former Governor Mary Fallin recognized that dedication when she declared May 1st "Ed Abel Day."

To be named Oklahoma's Best Personal Injury Law Firm is humbling. We are grateful to have won this prestigious honor. We work every day to earn the trust of those we serve: Oklahoma families who are facing some of the most difficulty days of their lives due to the negligence of others. It is our intention and resolve to continue to be deserving of the faith Oklahomans have placed in our family's law firm. Thank you!

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