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Travel Tip: Why Gas Prices Go Up in the Summer
Car Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Why Gas Prices Go Up in the Summer

Want to know why gas prices go up in the summer? It’s a seasonal event, and there are reasons why this happens every year. According to AAA’s Fuel Gauge report,… Read More…

Travel Tip: Car Safety Features That Can Save Your Life
Car Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Car Safety Features That Can Save Your Life

When it comes to our cars, safety features that were once luxuries are now necessities: Seat belts, air bags, crumple zones. Now, more cutting-edge safety features are becoming more common…. Read More…

Escape the City This Summer With These Affordable Road Trips
CBS News / Road Trips

Escape the City This Summer With These Affordable Road Trips

If you’re ready to travel this summer but can’t go far, there are some destinations that are driving distance from most cities. Peter Greenberg went on CBS Saturday Morning to talk… Read More…

The many faces of a toddler on a long drive
Car Travel / Family/Kids Travel / Road Trips

What You’re Doing Wrong on Your Family Road Trip

My husband didn’t understand why we were going to a ski resort. “But we don’t ski.” I showed him pictures of the Resort at Squaw Creek and its proximity to Lake Tahoe…. Read More…

Travel Tip: New Technology to Improve Senior Driving Safety
Car Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Technology to Improve Senior Driving Safety

Driving requires vigilance, no matter what. But risks on the road can increase dramatically when older drivers are behind the wheel. According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, people… Read More…

Is There Finally an Affordable, Functional Electric Car on the Market?
Car Travel / Travel Tools

Is There Finally an Affordable, Functional Electric Car on the Market?

Electric cars used to be a punchline, but in 2013, the market shifted. It’s not just Teslas taking over the luxury sector, but the Chevrolet Volt’s electric-gas combination  is providing… Read More…

10 Things You Can Do to Avoid Labor Day Traffic
Car Travel / Travel News

10 Things You Can Do to Avoid Labor Day Traffic

The price for gas is expected to be lower this Labor Day weekend than the same time last year and, in turn, more drivers are expected to be on the… Read More…

Travel Tip: New Apps for Road Trips
Apps & Technology / Car Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Apps for Road Trips

Whether you’re road tripping or navigating a new city, a few helpful apps on your smartphone can make the driving experience a whole lot easier. The biggest roadblock is when… Read More…

Lessons from Driving School! 5 Skills for Safe Driving
Car Travel / Travel News

Lessons from Driving School! 5 Skills for Safe Driving

Most Americans have vague memories of high-school driving school: hands in proper position on the wheel; precise parallel parking; carefully turning to avoid orange cones and parked vehicles. This experience… Read More…

Travel Tip: On-Demand Entertainment on Buses, Trains & Planes
Airlines & Airports / Apps & Technology / Bus Travel / Trains / Travel Tips / Travel Tools

Travel Tip: On-Demand Entertainment on Buses, Trains & Planes

We’ve all come to expect connectivity and entertainment in hotels. And the good news is these options are becoming more common in other areas of the travel world. For a… Read More…

Know the Real Risks: How Safe Is Travel Today?
Airlines & Airports / Car Travel / Plane Crashes / Trains / Travel Safety

Know the Real Risks: How Safe Is Travel Today?

Don’t let fear impact the way you travel.  It’s time to look at the numbers to understand what’s actually dangerous and what’s just perceived as being dangerous.  Comparing recent data… Read More…