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Road Trip Tips For the Holidays

Road Trip Tips For the Holidays

If you are traveling for the holidays by car this year, you’re not alone. Experts predict that there will be more traffic on the roads than ever this Christmas season due to families trying to avoid high air fare prices. However, there are a few things you should keep in mind before you head out on the road. There’s nothing like routine maintenance No matter what you do to prep for you trip, keeping your vehicle in tip-top condition is…

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How to Survive a Thanksgiving Road Trip

How to Survive a Thanksgiving Road Trip

Nearly half of all Americans travel at least 50 miles to attend a Thanksgiving gathering. If you’ll be hitting the road for a Thanksgiving road trip, here are a few tips to make it less stressful and hectic. Plan your travel time wisely. The long Thanksgiving weekend is one of the busiest travel times of the year, meaning more cars on the road. Plan to leave early in the morning so there is less traffic and so you can avoid…

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Explanations of Important Dashboard Warning Lights

Explanations of Important Dashboard Warning Lights

Here’s a scenario we all dread. You’re driving along, listening to your favorite song; then, you hear that dreaded “beeeep.” You look down and see a bright red light shining up at you from your dashboard. Unfortunately, for many drivers, those little pictures with wavy lines and exclamation marks are indecipherable. To help you get a handle on your car situation, here are some of the most common dashboard warning lights. Check engine light. This is by far the most…

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Three Ways to Avoid Traffic on a Road Trip

Three Ways to Avoid Traffic on a Road Trip

Hitting the road this summer? Nothing can threaten your good vibes like highway congestion. Here are some ways to avoid traffic on a road trip. # 1 – Use Waze When it comes to smartphone navigation apps, there’s nothing particularly special about the basic navigation abilities of Waze. It’s the crowd-sourced traffic info that makes Waze shine. Not only can you get real-time information on a traffic jam, other drivers can help you find a successful detour. # 2 –…

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Increasing Fuel Economy: Saving Green at the Pump

Increasing Fuel Economy: Saving Green at the Pump

Every driver is looking for ways to increase fuel economy. That’s why we’ve put together a list of tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your gas tank. From changing driving habits to simple maintenance, increasing fuel economy is easier than you might think. According to the EPA, one of the best things you can do, besides buying a fuel-efficient vehicle, is to drive more efficiently. Driving less aggressively helps you to optimize engine and vehicle…

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