The average American spends up to 12 years in their car, and that means that you are probably going to be spending oh... around a sixth of your life in your automobile in various stages of transportation, idling, and using colorful language to describe your frustrations to your fellow drivers.
While I can't help with making the daily grind pleasant, in this article we're going to explore some things you can do to make sure that the events that happen in and around our cars are less stressful – and that's a good thing, because less stress = longer lives = more time spent in cars.
The vehicle has unique problems that are particularly challenging. That's okay, though, because these challenges still fall into our previously established categories of emergency "types." In doing this, we can maintain some consistency, while only modifying our metric of how protracted the event is. So, in evaluating how we'll address our needs, we'll first define our most likely emergencies by their types.