Loyola University Maryland

Jujitsu Club at Loyola

Car Safety

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Keep your car in repair

  • Get a tune up at least every 6 months or 6000 miles or refer to you auto manual
  • Change your oil about every 3 months or 3000 miles
  • Check your oil a least once a month
  • Be aware of your cars performance
  • Make sure that all lights are working. If one becomes damaged have it fixed asap
  • Make sure that your locks are working properly. Keep a tube of graphite in your glove box.

Help kit for your car

  • You should always carry emergency equipment in your car
  • A good set of jumper cables cleaned and free of rust
  • A battery terminal cleaner
  • A good flash light ( mag ) with extra batteries
  • A dollars worth of emergency quarters
  • Don't leave valuables sitting on the seat put them on the floor keep passenger
  • Door locked with window up
  • Know what in your car can be used as a weapon
  • Extra cans of oil jug of half water half antifreeze a few bottles of gas line antifreeze windshields washer fluid and rags to check your car fluids and a small bottle of dry graphite for car locks
  • A tire gauge
  • Extra blankets
  • Flares at least four
  • A small set of tools a battery cleaner med. And large size flat and phillips screw drivers a pair of pliers an adjustable wrench a pair of vice grips and a can of wd-40
  • Owners manual area maps paper and pencil
  • In summer, a jug of water
  • Emergency numbers towing service, state police 800 # et
  • Good spare tire should be checked at least every 3 months
  • Small wooden club at least 18 in long umbrella
  • Extra gloves and hat
  • Need help sign ( some come on the back of sun shaped )
  • Good ice scraper and snow brush
  • 40 channel cb radio or mobile cell phone optional: there is no extra monthly cost for a cb radio and every state has a monitoring system to pick up distress calls. State police cars carry citizens band radios in their cars.