As a motorist, have you ever tried to imagine how you would escape from your car if you happened to experience an accident?
Or how would save your loved ones and pets in this situation?
Or is this one of those thoughts that you stubbornly steer clear from in the hope that it will never happen?
The fact is that you can lose control of your car anytime and find yourself in a ditch, river, pond, under fire and such other entrapment anytime. You can also stumble upon a stranger in this situation and be their only savior.
That’s why it is always wise to take precaution rather than to wish you did.
In this post, we present to you our thorough review and guide of the best emergency car rescue tools that you shouldn’t do without.
An important disclaimer is that this is not a discussion of how to break into a car or a review of the tools to break into a car. That amounts to a crime and is none of our interest.
Coming up after the review is a discussion of the types of these escape tools, how to use and buyer’s guide.
10 best car rescue tools in 2020
Which are the best three?
Editor's PickHere are our top 3 best rated car emergency escape tools
|1.||Resqme Original Keychain Car Escape Tool||-Award winning |
-Good enough for fire-fighters and law enforcement agencies
|2.||IPOW Car Safety Seatbelt Cutter /Window Punch Breaker||-Amazon’s choice |
-Compact and lightweight
|3.||Lantoo Digital Car Rescue Multi Tool||-5-in-1 digital tool|
-Underwater car window breaker
1. Resqme Original Keychain Car Escape Tool
Resqme, colloquial for rescue me, is an award-winning and highly effective jammed seatbelt and side window cutter popular with millions of motorists worldwide. This US made tool to cut seatbelt and break window was originally developed for firefighters and law enforcement agencies, but it has become a must-have product for any safety-conscious motorist.
Dimensions: 3” (7.6 cm) L x 1.25” (3.2 cm) W x 0.67 (1.7 cm) D
2. IPOW Car Safety Seatbelt Cutter /Window Punch Breaker
Rated , IPOW is made of hardened stainless steel that assures 100% reliability in case you have an emergency.
Dimensions: 5.3” L x 3” W
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3. Lantoo Digital Car Rescue Tool
This versatile 5-in-1 digital tool promises to give you ultimate peace of mind whenever you drive. The high quality and well-designed can tool can measure pressure, cut the window or seatbelt in an emergency and provide LED light.
4. Diageng Car Hammer Seatbelt Cutter & Window Breaker
Diageng is an Amazon top rated tool to break car window and cut seat belt and its sharpness and hardness will amaze you.
5. Ztylus Stinger Plus USB Emergency Escape EDC Tool
Ztylus call this car escape tool the life-saving USB car charger. Meaning it is your everyday use gadget in the car but it also comes to your rescue when you are in an emergency.
This no nonsense tool by Ingear is indisputably one of the best tool to help get out of car emergencies, wherever they may occur.
Dimensions: 6.25 in L x 1.34 in W with a 2.56″ in handle
7. Swiss+Tech Auto Emergency Escape Tool
Swiss + Tech emergency car rescue tool is a must-have device if you want to save yourself from a car accident by all means possible. Besides the instant car seat belt cutters and window punches, it helps you raise an alarm asking for help.
Width: 1.8″ (4cm) (snugly fits in your hand)
8. BLINGSTING Glammer Car Safety Escape Hammer for Women
Made for girls by girls, Blingsting is the first fashion-focused car emergency rescue tool. From the color, packaging, features, and function, this commercial window breaker is made friendly and attractive to women and was actually inspired by the lack of feminine features in the marketplace.
9. Futuresky 6-In-1 Car Emergency Life Saving Kit
The most classic European style in the house, Futuresky is designed to the most sophisticated European standards giving you one of the most reliable tools to sort you out of your emergency.
Dimensions: 6.8” L x 3.3” W x 2.1” D
This 3-in-1 multi functional car safety hammer and seatbelt cutter will save you and your loved ones whether your car has overturned, drowned or started burning.
Dimensions: 9” L x 3” W (without mounting bracket) 9.2” L x 3.1” W (with mounting bracket)
How to use a car escape tool
How to use a car escape tool
This will majorly focus on how to break a car window from the inside and cut your seatbelt whether you are underwater, under a nasty car fire, overturned, trapped in a ditch and the like.
Detach your rescue tool from the mounting bracket or keychain. Hold the key ring or lanyard clip on one hand, the tool with the other hand and pull them apart to remove the clip and expose the razor blade.
Hook the cutter right over the seatbelt that won’t unlatch and apply a little pressure until it yanks.
Pull the cutter diagonally to slice the belt almost along the texture lines instead of right across them.
To puncture and shatter the windscreen, press the tip of the hammer against the edge of the window until you hear a clicking sound.
Release it to let the spring-loaded spike to snap and smash the glass.
Make sure that your tool has the right hammer for your glass and windshield.
Please have a look at this short video for installation of resqme emergency car safety tool.
It shows you how to break a car window quietly and effortlessly.
To wind up, a car emergency rescue gadget is a must-have device because you don’t know the day or time you may need to free yourself.
And don’t let anyone show you idiotic solutions such as how to break a car window with a screwdriver or how to how to break a window with a spark plug as you will leave yourself with injuries and probably fail your mission.