For some, it’s going to be a spare key. Others need a few quarts of oil to keep the magic alive. Decades ago, it may have been a bag phone in case you got stranded under an expansive sky with no friends on either horizon. Today that’s not likely the case, but I am curious as to what you consider the most important item you keep in your car.

You could call out a specific tool. Perhaps it’s actually a keepsake or even a good luck charm. There’s a chance you’re more practical than that, and it’s simply a paper map because you’re worried about the day both your car and your phone run out of juice.

Whatever it may be, it’s important to you and that’s what we’re on about here today. What is the most important thing you keep in your car?