Below is a list of what not to forget when you make your first long road trip in your Tesla car. Note: many of the suggestions would apply for any EV road trip and some suggestions would apply for any vehicle at all.
- The Tesla-to-J1772 adapter: If you use one all the time in your garage like I do for the charger I bought for my first Nissan Leaf, buy a second one and keep it in your car. You may need this for non-Tesla destination chargers and emergencies.
- The Electric Service Vehicle Equipment (ESVE) cable that came with your car: Again, if you use this in your garage like I do, don’t forget to take it with you.
- A NEMA 14-50 220V adapter for your ESVE cable: Be sure to leave the 110V adapter that came with the car in the frunk as well. Most RV campgrounds have NEMA 14-50 outlets that could come in handy in an emergency. Also, since I am traveling from one garage to another…