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The Light and Dark Sides of GPS

From online banking to Facetime, technology does a lot to make almost every aspect of our lives easier, faster and more convenient. Online maps have evolved into handheld GPS systems that can be accessed from any smartphone. The days of waiting for a friend to give you directions to their home in a “turn left at the 4th stop sign” manner are all but gone, since typing an address into your GPS system will [...]

By |2014-06-11T12:29:42+00:00June 11, 2014|Driving Safety|0 Comments

Keeping Kids Happy on Road Trips

If you find yourself answering the question, “Are we there yet?” for the thousandth time within 45 minutes of leaving the house on a long road trip, you’re joining the ranks of parents who are looking for ways to entertain kids in the car. Antsy kids can make travel very irritating, and they can pose a safety risk as they wiggle out of their seats and play with the window buttons. Having a variety [...]

By |2014-05-08T18:57:58+00:00May 8, 2014|Driving Safety|0 Comments

Preparing for a Road Trip

Spring is upon us, and summer’s right around the corner, which means it’s time to head outdoors. Summertime is the most popular time of year for people to take roadtrips. Kids are out of school, the weather is nice, and it’s the perfect time to see the country first hand. Before you load up the car and head out, make sure you’re ready for the best summer road trip ever. Plan Ahead Having an [...]

By |2014-04-22T11:36:43+00:00April 22, 2014|Driving Safety|0 Comments

Vital Items to Keep in the Trunk of Your Car

Chances are you spend a pretty significant amount of time in your car, and you’re going to experience some of life’s problems when you’re on the road from time to time. Whether you have a breakdown, or spill an entire Slurpee in your lap, carrying a few basic essentials in your trunk can really help you out in a pinch. Here’s a list of what we think everyone should be carrying in their car [...]

By |2014-04-15T11:35:36+00:00April 15, 2014|Driving Safety|0 Comments

Helping Teens Avoid Distracted Driving

One of the best parts of being a teenager is the new-found freedom of driving. Getting behind the wheel and going where you want without help from anyone else is certainly exciting, but it’s also risky for new drivers. Distracted driving is unsafe for anyone, but it’s especially dangerous for teenagers who are just getting used to driving. Explaining to your teens what the dangers of distracted driving are, and making strict family rules [...]

By |2014-04-02T11:32:20+00:00April 2, 2014|Driving Safety|0 Comments
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