Helpful Tips for a More Successful Road Trip

Heading out on a road trip this summer? Hitting the open road continues to be a very popular summer pastime. To make the most of your trip and reduce the headaches, here are some helpful tips to consider before you leave the driveway.

  • Schedule a tune-up on your car, and don’t forget to check the air pressure on the spare tire
  • Clean out your car to make room for luggage and souvenirs and do a thorough vacuuming
  • Bring maps (you never know when your GPS might leave you lost)
  • Pack an emergency kit with flashlights, batteries, tools to change a flat tire, blankets, and an extra cell phone charger
  • Bring a first aid kit and sunscreen
  • Get your rest, before and during the trip
  • Stop mail and newspaper delivery
  • Don’t keep all your cash and credit cards in one place
  • And of course, always buckle up
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