Every day millions of drivers double their risk of crashing without thinking twice about it. That’s the conclusion of new Virginia Tech research that claims to engage in any of the myriads of modern distractions while behind the wheel is…Read More
Vehicle Maintenance / Safety
Road trips are an affordable and more flexible alternative to travel by air or rail, the downside is your vehicle will need routine maintenance and the occasional major repair. Over countless miles and traveling in probably every conceivable weather condition,…
It may be February now, but the winter won’t be leaving us anytime soon. If you live in area that gets a lot of snow, expect many more days of cold and ice before you see any signs of spring….
A broken windshield this week on our mega summer road trip had us thinking about the importance of windshields. Not something that typically keeps us up nights. But, did you know that most auto safety experts rate your windshield as…
The National Motorists Association seems suspect as an altruistic organization to me, but they have a database of known speed traps, searchable by state and city. Worth a look after you’ve finalized your route for the next road trip.
Even though gas prices have gone down, the economy sure hasn’t made us feel any better about spending money. But, Farmers’ Almanac, the original sustainable living guide (who knew?, suggests some easy-to-follow tips that can cut your gas usage and save you a few dollars whether you’re headed on a family vacation or taking a routine car trip.