CRKT ExiTool keeps you prepared for vehicle emergencies

We’ve covered a few vehicle escape tools in the past and they all suffer from the same problem – the tool probably isn’t close by when you actually need it. Although I haven’t needed to use one, I do carry one in my gear bag. But if I was in an accident and trapped in my car, I’m not sure I’d rememeber it was there or if I’d have the ability to retreive it. The
CRKT ExiTool has been uniquely designed to solve that problem because it attaches directly to your seat belt with a simple folding clasp. The ExiTool features 3 tools: a seatbelt cutter, a small tungsten carbide window breaker point and an LED flashlight. The CRKT ExiTool has an MSRP of $26.99, but I found it on Amazon for less than $16 with Prime. I am planning to order 2 of them. One for me and my MINI and one for Jeanne and her Kia. Seems like a small price to pay for a tool that is always at the ready.

I’ve posted a quick review of the CRKT ExiTool.

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5 comments… add one
  • Eric August 18, 2013, 2:42 pm

    Probably great up until your seatbelt or clothing gets tangled up into the blade and gets cut.

  • Pam T. August 19, 2013, 9:55 am

    While I’m sure the manufacturer thought of this, that blade does look like it’s exposed enough to cause issues.

    Will you please review this a little when you get it, Julie? I’d be interested in knowing if I’m going to accidently cut myself grabbing for my seatbelt. 🙂

  • Bob DeLoyd August 19, 2013, 3:41 pm

    Ah, something really useful!
    If you roll your car and are hanging upside down with gasoline leaking on the ground around… You would want one right then!

  • Julie Strietelmeier August 24, 2013, 3:45 pm

    I just posted my quick review of this tool:

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