You don’t have to be a survivalist to keep jumper cables in your car or your pantry stocked with canned food. And you don’t have to believe in Murphy’s Law to know that things don’t always go according to plan. Emergency flashlights are great tools for those hard-to-foresee moments when the power goes out or your car breaks down after dark. They also come in differing shapes, sizes, and levels of intensity. Whether you’re a hardcore backpacker or you simply live in a house where the breakers tend to trip, these flashlights help increase your sense of security. But what should you look for when buying an emergency flashlight? Read on to learn more.