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Safety Travel Car Kits Recommended; Eyewitness News Giving Away Kits Through Feb. 13

Reported: Jan. 3, 2014 2:22 PM EST
Updated: Jan. 3, 2014 3:04 PM EST
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When roads are covered with snow and ice, it is important to be prepared when you are driving.

Brent Walker, communications director for the West Virginia Division of Transportation, joined Eyewitness News at Noon on Friday to talk about the importance of having a safety travel car kit.

"If you find yourself stranded, it certainly makes a nice way to get warm and start your car," Walker said of the kits. "Also to help others."

Highways crews have spent plenty of time Thursday night and Friday treating slick roadways. No serious injuries were reported, but some accidents did occur in the slippery conditions.

Eyewitness News is trying to help keep you safe. We are giving away winter survival kits on our Facebook page now through Feb. 13.

The kit includes pair of gloves; jumper cables; fuel siphon; bungee cord; flashlight; tire pressure gauge; glow sticks; thermal blanket; set of hex wrenches; two screwdrivers; roll of electrical tape; and an orange reflective sign.

All viewers have to do is find us on Facebook – WCHS and WVAH TV – then ‘Like’ us and enter the contest under our Eyewitness Insider tab.

Full rules can be found on our website
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