Whether it's safety and insurance issues or mechanical maladies, automotive recalls or legislative matters, car care is something everyone needs and service can very wildly. This week Ed Welsh is in studio to discuss the perfect road trip essentials to have in your car.

Ed Welsh of AAA Northeast is in studio to talk about the perfect road trip essentials to have in your car and the few things you probably didn't think about. Statistics report that 4 out of 10 are unprepared for a breakdown. Car trouble can strike at any time. Having a disabled car is stressful and can be dangerous. Ed takes a look at the bare essentials you should consider having in the trunk of your car. So get your pencil and paper ready , tune in and take a few notes. With a little planning you can be safer, more secure and have some peace of mind when traveling this summer.

Ed Welsh hosts the weekend segment, AutoTalk, on WIBX that covers a wide array of automotive topics exploring each from their simplest aspects to the most complex problems every Saturday from 9AM-10AM.