Van life check list - Road side emergency

Updated: Jun 2

So this isn't really one of my typical blog posts where I go into lots of specific details on what to do in specific situations, It is more a check list of basic things you may need in an emergency situation and to keep your van safe.


As usual I will post links to the brands and items that I personally recommend, As an amazon associate I earn from qualifying purchases






20 litre metal Jerry can



Keep full at all times




https://amzn.to/2tvwx9G










CarPlan 5 litre pre mixed screen wash all season





https://amzn.to/2Q1fZ0T







Xstream GG40 Ready mixed antifreeze & coolant 5 Litre






https://amzn.to/2S66ccC







Castrol Edge engine oil 5W-30 4 Litre



Suitable for most diesel engines please check your owners manual


https://amzn.to/2PRTKdu







Universal Emergency bulb kit






https://amzn.to/2Z2YPUH






Holts Tyreweld






Tyres 17" and above https://amzn.to/2Z1egwB

Tyres 16" and bellow https://amzn.to/2EslwZ0






CarPlan De-icer







https://amzn.to/38LQCsx







Ezi -Melt Gritting salt 1KG






https://amzn.to/39S3pfo







Murska Finnish Ice Scrapper



Heavy duty made for extreme cold weather




https://amzn.to/2sGMtoW






Clarke Jump Start 4000



Keep charged at all times




https://amzn.to/2Z41HRm








RING 12V Tyre inflator air compressor





https://amzn.to/35DzByO







5 Metre 2000amp Heavy Duty Battery Jump Leads Booster Cables



https://amzn.to/2MxcP7v







Fixkit Tow Rope 5m*5cm, Tow Strap Up to 12 Tonne - Heavy Duty Towing Rope and cables with 2 Safety Hooks



https://amzn.to/2MYTmfC








CStern Recovery Board Emergency Rescue Tire Ladder Anti Skid Pad Non Slip Plate


https://amzn.to/36Pre5D







XINCHENYU Military Folding Shovel





https://amzn.to/39WgKDm







Sealey 750mm Breaker Bar





https://amzn.to/36T06QZ







Wheel nut socket set impact sockets




https://amzn.to/2tpKYMi







WD40 Spray 600mm can





https://amzn.to/2PAJmbi






Easy start 300mm



1 x can https://amzn.to/2sFWAui

3 x can's https://amzn.to/36QfQ7f








Omeril waterproof rechargeable head torch .


https://amzn.to/38UKJZR






Warning triangle three pack




https://amzn.to/35yMWIE







Dickies hi vis hoodie




https://amzn.to/2M8NGfA








Portwest hi vis bomber jacket





https://amzn.to/2Q43Ec6










Dickies hi vis waterproof trousers





https://amzn.to/38OUR6y








Draper 18 piece socket set




https://amzn.to/2EyZTGh








Stanley 10 pice screwdriver set






https://amzn.to/34BKPCz








Draper Redline heavy duty pliers set





https://amzn.to/2PAoQHN








Draper Metric & Imperial Hexagon key set


https://amzn.to/2sElydA








GearWrench 12 piece ratchet spanner set



https://amzn.to/2Eu5TAi