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Sunday, January 25, 2015

How commuters should prepare for an icy winter.

We have all been there.  Stuck for one reason or another.  Wishing we had this or that.  Well with a little planning you can be prepared for another "Icemageddon" as the media called it last year.  In case you forgot how bad it was, here is a quick reminder. 




Even if you have a car you might not want to run your car for hours just to charge your phone. Battery packs are a great way to have emergency juice in a pinch.   Amazon


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Water is an issue throw a few extra bottles in your car, but make sure they are accessible from the drivers seat. Another year round alternative is a lifestraw. You can use it in nearby puddles and rivers, but “dont go chasing waterfalls”.  Amazon


Storing food is a good idea just in case you get stranded on an interstate for a few hours.  


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A cheap emergency blanket would help in case you were stranded overnight.


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These are just a few tips to help you prepare for the unexpected. Do you have any tips? 
Leave them in the comments.