Avoiding Road Rage: 12 Ways You Can Escape Aggressive Driving

Road rage is an epidemic that has the potential to affect every driver on the road, whether you’re an aggressor or victim. Aggressive driving can lead to death or injury, but it can often be avoided. Learn more about important road rage statistics and information and what you can do to avoid aggressive driving and becoming a victim of road … Read More

50 Resources for Buying a New Car

Car buying can be a real drag, but buying a car today isn’t the way it used to be. Rather than spending your whole Saturday test driving and haggling, you can research cars online, look up wholesale prices, find ratings, and even negotiate your purchase so that all you have to do is walk in and sign a check. We’ve … Read More

35+ Tips and Resources for Reducing Stress on Your Daily Commute

There’s no denying it: traffic stinks. But it’s a fact of life for many American workers — a stressful fact of life. Sitting in traffic day after day for hours (or what seems like it) can really wear you down. It can cause health problems and just downright ruin your mood. But you don’t have to live with a frustrating … Read More

30 Tips, Resources, and Tools for a Safe Road Trip

Hitting the road for a trip across the state — or the country — is a fun way to travel. Unfortunately, it can also be hazardous, putting drivers and passengers at risk of death or injury from accidents. Cars can also break down on road trips, leading to dangerous situations. But with proper planning and careful observation of safety rules, … Read More

24 Ways to Discourage Car Thieves

An estimated 721,053 vehicles are stolen every year in the United States, and often, those thefts are crimes of opportunity. Too often, car owners leave doors unlocked or valuables in plain view, making it all too easy for car theives to target vehicles. But even if you’re not making these obvious mistakes, there are many ways you can deter car … Read More

21 Tips for Pet Car Safety

It’s fun and often convenient to take your pet in the car with you, whether you’re just headed to the dog park to taking a long road trip. But before you hit the road, it’s important that you take safety precautions so that you and your pet will always be safe in the car. Using proper restraints, never leaving pets … Read More

21 Essential Route 66 Attractions You Can’t Miss

Established in 1926, Route 66 was one of the original highways of the U.S. Highway System. It ran from Chicago, Illinois through the Midwest, into the American west, and ended at Santa Monica, California. Those migrating west or simply catching the sights of the west drove along the route, also known as Will Rogers Highway, the Main Street of America, … Read More

29 Unusual Road Signs

As a driver, it’s your responsibility to observe, understand, and follow road signs. But with some signs, that’s easier said than done. It’s not always clear what they’re asking you to do or warning you about, and some are just downright strange. It’s hard to know if you should take them all seriously. We’ve found and shared the 29 most … Read More

28 Car Emergency Kit Essentials

Emergencies happen. Whether it’s a tire blowout, dead battery, or even a bathroom emergency, you may find yourself on the side of the road some day — and a well stocked emergency kit can save the day. Even if you’re driving a new car or have roadside assistance, it’s helpful to have supplies that can get things fixed up quickly. … Read More

16 Things You Can do to Survive a Car Accident

Survive a Car Accident

Car accidents can happen any time, anywhere, and even to defensive drivers with safe driving habits. When faced with an accident, you may be blindsided — or you may see it coming and have an opportunity to act. At that point, you’re shifting from crash avoidance to crash survival. What you do in those few seconds can make a difference … Read More