I just picked up my new V40 on Friday and had to clean out the old car's trunk. While doing so I came to the realization that in addition to a lot of leaves and bits of trees - I had accumulated a lot of weird 'safety equipment'. <P>Some of the stuff I dug out of my Saturn of 3 years:<P>8 round IKEA road flares that look like Planters Nut cans filled with red wax.<BR>30 feet of chain<BR>one roll of duct tape<BR>a couple of clear leaf bags<BR>screwdrivers and a combo knife/pair of pliers<P>Is it just me or do other people go over board with the safety equipment? The silly thing is that I live in the suburbs and have always had roadside assistance with this car. <P>Do others carry these kind of things? and if so what is the oddest thing you routinely carry?<P>oh - and has anyone ever used those IKEA flares. I think they'll go well with the new car being Swedish and all.