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10 things to keep handy in your glove compartment

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What exactly do people keep in a car’s glove compartment? Gloves? Most often, glove boxes become a repository of leftover fast-food ketchup packets, hair bands and receipts from long-forgotten purchases. Others just hold the vehicle’s title and registration – two documents that are like hitting the jackpot to a car thief. There are other things you should keep in your car, however, and the glove box is a great place for some of them:

The critical stuff

The convenient stuff

Some drivers even stow copies of their living will and power of attorney for healthcare in their glove boxes when they travel. That way, their requests are close at hand in case something happens while they’re out of town. All this – and you’ll still most likely have room for a few extra hair bands.

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