Put a First Aid Kit in your car

Having a first aid kit in your vehicle is a worthwhile addition to responsible driving.

Driving is a risky and complex task and something that many South Australians do every day. We take all sorts of measures to stay safe on the road, and one of those can be carrying a first aid kit in your car.

A first aid kit can help you to provide some immediate treatment or care following a road crash until emergency services arrive.

There are many different types of first aid kits on the market, including kits made specifically for storage in vehicles. Whichever kit you choose, make sure it’s readily accessible and adequately stocked.

The Motor Accident Commission (MAC) encourages all motorists to drive carefully and follow the road rules - and you can go the extra mile with your safety, by storing a first aid kit in your car.

 

Further reading:

First aid kits - St John Ambulance - http://www.stjohnsa.com.au/

Volunteering – SA Ambulance Service http://www.saambulance.com.au/

MAC Rescue Helicopter http://mac.sa.gov.au/mac-rescue-helicopter