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While you're planning your next road trip, there's probably a long list of things you'd like to have along. But the more you pack, the more work you'll have to do, and the less room you'll have in the vehicle. If you're driving with the family, they'll want to be able to…Continue
Added by Dixie Somers on June 12, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Many people endure a daily commute to and from work. When mass transit is not an option, you may find yourself behind the wheel for an hour or longer every day. This time adds up, but you can make the most of it by applying these four tips that the professional drivers…Continue
Added by Rachelle Wilber on April 26, 2017 at 11:36am — No Comments
There are some things about summer travel that are great: time with family and friends, open attractions, great weather almost everywhere, and some things that aren’t so great: crowded highways, long lines, and peak-season prices. Thankfully, with the presence of…Continue
Added by Freya Gilbert on April 23, 2017 at 12:36pm — No Comments
There comes a time in many people’s lives when they realize that approximately half of their life is over. This often creates self-reflection, when you consider how much time you may have wasted and how many things you still want to do before the end of your life. More than that, you may even think that you only have a few…Continue
Added by Anica Oaks on March 31, 2017 at 8:30am — No Comments
Road trips are as much a part of American life as apple pie and baseball. Millions of people every year take a road trip for vacation or to attend an activity. But road trips can and do go awry, whether it's an accident, car trouble or some other reason. To ensure your road…Continue
Added by Rachelle Wilber on March 24, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments
If you are in a collision with a deer or any other type of animal, do you know what to do? While you may think that you don't have to report it to anyone, drivers are generally responsible for notifying the authorities if they have an accident involving an…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on September 25, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Road construction may be frustrating to drivers, but it is essential to safety and good traffic management.
Technology is being used to facilitate the speed of projects and to enhance safety. Consider these ways in which roads and curbs are benefiting from technological…
Added by Anica Oaks on August 11, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments
There are different ways to view vehicle maintenance, with the most common being the manufacturer’s recommended maintenance schedule. To that mainstay guidance, I’d also like to add functional, adaptive and appearance maintenance.
Added by Rachelle Wilber on July 10, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments
You know that driving down the roadways is dangerous, even for the best cars. However, not only do you need to be concerned about your car, but you also have to worry about the other cars around you. When driving at top speeds and zipping in and out of traffic, you…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on May 1, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments
Preventing yourself from a car crash is not always easy. In fact, driving involves other people aside from yourself, making it difficult to avoid a car crash unless you are surrounded by bad drivers. There are ways, however, to prevent yourself from being in a car…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on March 20, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments
It can be easy to consider yourself a good driver with the amount of caution you use on the road after obtaining your driver's license. Unfortunately, if you don’t use defensive driving techniques or make them a habit, you’re probably not as prepared as you think. To avoid collisions and stay safe behind the wheel, there are a few defensive driving moves all motorists, both new and experienced, should know. …
Added by Brooke Chaplan on March 5, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments
With the push to “go green” there’s been a lot of talk about hybrid and electric vehicles—or just cars that get better gas mileage in general. We’re all up to date—more or less—on that trend, but have you heard about the push for solar-power roads? If you’re selling a hybrid vehicle like the 2015 Prius Plug-in to a future-savvy shopper, the possibility of solar-power roads popping up down the line…Continue
Added by Brad Simmons on November 25, 2014 at 11:48am — No Comments
There are few feelings in the world greater than when you set off on a road trip. If the whole family is heading off then this can be a wonderful chance to enjoy a very special holiday together.
Of course, if you are going to make the most of the freedom of the open road then you will want to plan the road trip perfectly.
Plan the Route
It can be tempting to just start driving and see where you end up. It would certainly be thrilling to watch the unfamiliar…Continue
Added by Derek Crowden on September 30, 2014 at 4:34pm — No Comments
In the automotive industry we must learn the difference between building value versus just giving the car away. We've all seen the sales professional that sells 15 cars for the month and makes $1,500 i.e. 15 mini deals. How demotivating to spend an entire month putting in 60+ hours and then see a less than average paycheck; I truly believe the solution to this problem is one must learn how to build value and hold gross while your presenting your four square. I've heard too many people…Continue
Added by J.R. Batchelor on November 24, 2012 at 2:57pm — No Comments