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17 items you should always carry in your car

Microsoft IES Logo By By Charles Plueddeman, MSN Autos of Microsoft IES | Slide 1 of 18

Essential auto tools that keep you and your family safe

Many of today's new cars have the latest gizmos for comfort, navigation and safety, but no car is really equipped until there are two basic staples in the glove box: a flashlight and a tire-pressure gauge. These are the first two of 17 items that drivers should have in their cars at all times for safety, for convenience and for the day the gizmos let them down. How many of these items are in your vehicle right now? Let's take a look.
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