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Road Trip Games That Won't Have Your Kids Saying "Are We There Yet?"
How do you alleviate boredom on a road trip? With games of course! Here are some games that are fun for both adults and children.
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Serena Aburahma
Sep 18, 2021
4 Least Costly Cities for Commuting in 2021
Commuting can be expensive and should definitely be factored in as people move away from remote work again. In 2021 there are four cities that have the cheapest commute, and they’re all in the Midwest or South U.S.
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Serena Aburahma
Sep 09, 2021
A Simple Driving Courtesy Could Prevent Dangerous Driving
Driving slow in the passing lane can be more dangerous than you think. This can block traffic, impede other drivers on the road, and cause reckless driving.
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Jane Lu
Jul 21, 2021
The Best and Safest States for Traveling in Summer 2021
With much of the U.S. open for domestic travel, we look at the safest states to visit in 2021.
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Alex Healey
Jul 02, 2021
Tips for Driving With Your Dog
Make sure your dog is safe by using a crate or safety harness and make car rides less stressful by taking your dog to fun locations.
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Olivia Rose
Jun 30, 2021
14 Safe Driving Tips
The keys to staying safe on the road are following the law and practicing defensive driving. Check out these 14 safe driving tips to help you out.
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Olivia Rose
Jun 21, 2021
4 Tips to Help You Get Back Into Driving
As you get back into driving, you’ll want to make sure you remember the rules of the road and that your car is ready to drive. You should also check your car insurance to make sure you’re still covered.
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Holly Costa
Jun 10, 2021
5 Road Trips to take this Memorial Day Weekend
With travel still limited for most of the country, taking a Memorial Day road trip is the perfect little getaway. Here are five of the top road trip destinations for the holiday weekend.
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Brooke Kottmann
May 28, 2021
6 Cruise Control Safety Tips You Should Never Ignore
Here are some tips for making sure you're using cruise control safely (and when you shouldn't use it at all).
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Marisol Pereira
Nov 24, 2020
9 Dumb Mistakes That Could Lead to You Losing Your License
Having your license revoked can have horrible consequences. Here are some of the reasons it might happen to you.
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Cheryl Knight
Nov 18, 2020
How Far Can You Drive on an Empty Tank of Gas?
You can keep driving your car for a while after the fuel light comes on, but it’s a dangerous game to play. Here's what you need to know.
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Brady Klopfer
Sep 20, 2021
8 Thanksgiving Car Travel Tips You Shouldn't Ignore
Thanksgiving is one of the most popular times to travel, so use these holiday car travel tips to make sure your trip is smooth.
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Brady Klopfer
Nov 19, 2020
How to Winterize Your Car
Knowing how to winterize a car is vital if you live somewhere with harsh winters.
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Brady Klopfer
Sep 09, 2020
The Most Scenic Fall Drives in America
There are few things nicer than a scenic fall drive. When the weather gets perfect, you can’t go wrong with any of these drives.
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Brady Klopfer
Sep 09, 2020
The Effects Sleep Deprivation Have on Safe Driving
Driving while sleep deprived is a safety risk, resulting in effects similar to driving drunk. It affects both your judgment and reflexes.
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Cheryl Knight
Oct 01, 2020
How to React When Your Car Hydroplanes
If your vehicle begins to hydroplane, you should remain calm and try to steer your car to a safe spot. Avoid slamming on the brakes, and if you have an anti-lock braking system, gently apply gas.
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Elan Mcafee
Aug 19, 2021
How to Get Started on a Hill when Driving a Manual Transmission Car
Getting started on a hill when driving a manual transmission car can be a challenge, but there are three methods you can use.
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Nicholas Wilson
Oct 27, 2020
How to Back Into a Parking Space
Searching for tips on how to back into a parking space? Position the rear of your vehicle in front of the space when driving past, then reverse into the spot while straightening.
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Rochelle Miller-Hernandez
Sep 02, 2021
How to Sit in a Car Without Back Pain
Back pain while sitting in a car is often caused by steering vibrations, poor posture, or remaining too long in one position.
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Elan Mcafee
Dec 15, 2020
How to Stay Awake While Driving
Up to 6,000 fatal accidents a year are caused by drivers falling asleep at the wheel. Stay alert with these techniques.
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Elan Mcafee
Jan 14, 2021
How to Park on a Hill
To prevent your car rolling backwards while parking on a hill, follow these steps and always use extra caution.
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Rochelle Miller-Hernandez
Jan 14, 2021
How to Drive Stick or Manual Cars
Want to learn to drive a manual car? Learning to drive a stick shift requires patience and lots of practice, plus a wide open space to learn.
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Nicholas Wilson
Jan 14, 2021
How to Travel With a Cat in a Car
Traveling with a cat in your car is easy if you follow some simple steps, including using a carrier, practicing before a trip, and making pit stops.
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Cheryl Knight
Jan 22, 2021
How to Find a Defensive Driving Course Online
Finding a defensive driving course online can be done either through a DMV website of your particular state or by searching directly for a course.
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Nicholas Wilson
Oct 26, 2020
How to Escape From a Car in Water
A car sinking in water is a dangerous event. In order to escape successfully, you must remain calm, stay focused, and know what to do ahead of time.
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Conor Fynes
Sep 22, 2020

All Questions on Driving Tips

What is the most dangerous type of weather to drive in?
I'm a very safe driver, but bad weather makes me nervous. Are there any types of weather I should totally avoid?
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Rachel Juillerat
Sep 13, 2021
How can I drive more safely in bad weather?
When I'm driving and the weather starts to get bad, I kind of freak out. Sometimes I even have to pull over. My boyfriend and I are planning to take a trip to Canada to see his family for Christmas, and I'm worried about driving in the snow. How can I make sure that I'm being safe if the weather gets bad?
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Rachel Juillerat
Sep 13, 2021
What should I do if I need to take my dog on a long trip?
I'm moving across the country, and I plan on driving with my dog. I love my dog, but long road trips with him can be difficult! Are there any tips to make it easier?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 10, 2021
How do you open a car trunk without a key?
Can I manually open my trunk? I locked my keys in there, and I don't know of any other way to open it.
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Eric Schad
Sep 01, 2021
How do you open a car trunk with screwdriver?
How do you open a car trunk from the outside? I locked my keys in the trunk of my car. I've heard you can open a car trunk with a screwdriver. Is this true? How do I do it?
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Eric Schad
Sep 01, 2021
How do I fill up a car with petrol or gas?
How do you put gas in a car? I finally got my first car! But sadly, I don't know how to fill the gas tank.
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Eric Schad
Aug 30, 2021
How do I cool off my car without air conditioning?
How can I cool down a car without air conditioning? I live in Arizona, and the air conditioner in my car broke in the middle of summer.
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Eric Schad
Aug 30, 2021
How do I remove lipstick from car fabric?
How do you get lipstick out of upholstery? I put my makeup on in the car on my way to work. One day, I accidentally dropped my lipstick and it made a mark on the seat fabric. How do I remove the lipstick stain?
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Eric Schad
Aug 26, 2021
How do I open a car door with a tennis ball?
"Can you unlock a car door with a tennis ball? I've heard you can open a car door this way if you lock your keys in your car. How do you do it? How do you do it?"
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Eric Schad
Aug 23, 2021
What do I do to get my car ready for a road trip?
I'm taking a 1,000-mile road trip, but I'm not certain that my car is in tip-top shape. What should I do to get my car ready for a road trip?
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Eric Schad
Aug 23, 2021
What are the best road trip snacks?
I want to get some snacks for a 15-hour road trip from St. Louis to Tampa. I'm not too worried about being unhealthy, but I also want a mix of healthy snacks and pure indulgence. What are the best road trip snacks?
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Eric Schad
Aug 23, 2021
What is the driving task?
My son just got his learner's permit and he wants me to help him with some of his driving material. Driver's ed is way different now than when I took it and it talks about the driving task. I've never heard of this before. To save face with my son, can you tell me what the driving task is?
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Eric Schad
Aug 03, 2021
What is the single most important aspect of driving?
I know that being a successful, safe, and good driver is important. But if an expert driver or person could pare it down to just one thing, what is the single most important aspect of driving?
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Eric Schad
Aug 03, 2021
What should you avoid when teaching someone how to drive?
I'm teaching my oldest child how to drive, as she just got her learner's permit. The only problem is that I've never taught anyone to drive. I have a basic idea of how to do it based on my own experiences, but what should I avoid telling her when I'm teaching her how to drive?
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Eric Schad
Aug 03, 2021

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