Road trips are a blast for the whole family. With proper planning before you head out on your journey you can ensure your safety and the safety of everyone traveling with you.
For starters, here is an ultimate road trip safety checklist to help: The Checklist Clean the inside of your car so riders will be comfortable, and packed items have plenty of room to be stored. If more than one person is scheduled to drive, plan out specific destinations along the way for drivers to s
Summer has finally ended and Fall weather is quickly approaching. The leaves are turning pretty colors, cool nights are begging for bonfires, and deer and other animals are coming out to play. Though these are some of the pleasing things Fall is beginning to bring us, they can all mean hazardous conditions for drivers. Let’s go over some Fall driving hazards you should be looking out for this season to ensure safe driving! Leaves Although beautiful, leaves fall and litter str
Did your car get a flat tire on the way home? Maybe you’re preparing yourself for the winter months because your tires are starting to look bald. Either way, there are many different things to consider when purchasing new tires. In this guide, we will help you determine what types of tires your car needs, and which will be best for your driving style. Can I Just Buy One Tire? The first thing to determine is whether or not you need to purchase more than one tire. With tires yo
If you’re heading out on a road trip, or are simply tired of how dirty and disorganized your car is, you’ve come to the right place. Here are some organizational ideas, tips, and tricks that will help you get your vehicle organized and stay clean for little or not cost to you. Keep Grocery Bags Handy Grocery bags are a life-saver out on the road, especially if you have kids. They’re the perfect thing to use to bag up trash, dirty diapers, or wet clothes in a flash. The next t
With the rainy season upon us, the chances of running into a hydroplaning situation will only be getting worse. We’ve all probably heard of hydroplaning, and have a decent understanding of where and when it can happen, but exactly what is hydroplaning? We explain this phenomenon and what to do if you start to hydroplane here. What is Hydroplaning? A vehicle’s tire treads are designed to move water, snow, etc… out of the way so that the rubber of the tire can come into contact
If you’re headed out on a road trip this spring, be sure to take some time to review these spring travel tips to ensure safe travels. Travel Around Your Kid’s Nap Time If you’re traveling with kids, you know how distracting it can be when they’re not having a good time. As opposed to just packing everyone up to travel whenever you can, schedule your road trip during their nap time. Not only do car rides easily lull most children to sleep, if you can make nap-time align with r
If you’ve ever taken a road trip with kids, you know just how frustrating it can be. Kids are restless and keeping them content and seated for a long period of time can be quite the challenge. Here are some tips on how to survive a road trip with kids. Snacks and Drinks A “quick” pit-stop along the way is never truly quick. What was supposed to be two minutes at a fast-food stop turns into 25 because they have a playroom. Avoid having to make pit stops for food and drink by p