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Record-breaking 44M people expected to travel this July 4th

The American Automobile Association (AAA) is predicting this Fourth of July holiday weekend to be the most traveled Independence Day weekend ever. More than 44 million Americans are expected to travel at least 50 miles from home over the weekend, which is 1.25 million more travelers than last year. With July 4th falling on a […]

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Road Trip! Driving Vices with Joan Didion, Courtney Barnett, and Me.

1. Hitting the Road Road trip, my friends! That’s right, y’all, your beloved Director of Content Marketing finally hooked up a (brief) vacation. Realizing that no summer is worth the name without a road trip—and realizing that I hadn’t actually gone on a road trip in years—I grabbed a rental car and my girlfriend and […]

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Road trip with your dog

A road trip with your dog can be a delightful excursion or a disaster, depending on your safety preparation and destination. Instead of having a friend or neighbor watch your pet, or turning to a fancy dog hotel to care for your fur-covered friend, find a place where your pup is welcome! We’ve got plenty of […]

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Winter Driving and Ski Season

Feels like the winter has almost gone away…almost! The cold season likes to fight for its place and loves to surprise with sudden blizzards and snowfall, which don’t make driving a breeze. The best advice of all time is not to drive in bad weather conditions, unless you really have to, but there can be […]

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Spring Break Driving: Have a Blast…Safely!

Spring break is just around the corner, and it’s always a great time to recharge after the winter, to recover from midterm tests, and just to catch the spirit of spring. The week off from school is the perfect chance to work on your drivers ed and in-car lessons with no rush and hassle! But […]

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Foreign Drivers in the U.S.

Are you planning to visit the United States from overseas? There’s no doubt you should take a road trip around the country. Many attractions and real gems of nature can be reached only by car. And here come the important questions: Who is going to be driving? What type of driver’s license is required for […]

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Car Upgrades for Road Trips

Professional road travelers have their cars prepared for any road situation, for road trips around the country or even around the world. With a couple of simple adjustments, a regular vehicle can turn into a cozy living room, a kitchen, or mighty and fearless beast that can overcome all the rockiest roads, swamps, and suspension […]

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Driving Safety: The Witty Signs of Manali-Leh Highway

Getting ready for a road trip in another country can be a challenging procedure, especially if the trip is going to be a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Who will be driving? What car is better for the local roads? And how to ensure driving safety? Let’s take one Himalayan road as an example. So, if you were going […]

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Packing a Roadside Emergency Kit

Holidays, vacation, days off—all these sweet words are tightly tied together with traveling. Many people choose to spend a few days out of town and get to interesting destinations by car. Road trips are perfect little getaways for anybody who doesn’t like to follow someone else’s agenda: choose your own departure time, pack as many […]

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“Don’t Mess with Texas”: How it all started

“Don’t Mess with Texas”—it’s a little strange and even scary when you see this phrase on a huge road sign in front of you. Billboards with this phrase are all over the roads in the Lone Star State. How does someone avoid messing with Texas while driving? The answer is simple and pretty straightforward: do […]

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