If a major catastrophic event were to happen, thousands upon thousands of people will take to the road to get out of dodge. That being said, it only takes one or two cars to break down or just the sheer amount of cars on the road to cause havoc. You could be stranded in your car miles away from civilization for days if not weeks.
See what items you will need to have to at least give you a fighting chance to survive just the initial drive out of dodge.
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