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Five Summer Road Trip Safety Tips

Posted on 06/18/2012 by |The Road Well Traveled | Comments

TravelSummer is the perfect time to gather up your family and embark on an old-fashioned road trip. With falling gas prices and the gorgeous summer sun, more families are planning to buckle up and hit the road. And while getting there is half the fun, making it to your destination safely should always be the first priority. See also: Enter the ‘Dallas’ Travel Adventure Sweeps. You Could Win! Below are five summer road trip tips from AARP Driver Safety, which …

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Posted on 04/4/2012 by |Washington D.C. | Comments

Home & FamilyIt’s probably been quite a few years since you first learned to drive and tested for your driver’s license. Since then, cars, traffic and technology have changed, and so have you. Distractions from cellphones, talking to passengers and even sometimes grooming yourself may be activities that put you and your family at risk. The U.S. Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have designated the month of April to highlight the dangers of distracted driving. They have …

Beware of DD’s—Distracted Drivers

Posted on 08/29/2011 by |The Road Well Traveled | Comments

Home & FamilyWhat is the most absurd thing you have ever seen someone do while driving? Drivers these days seem to be concerned with just about everything but driving. How many times have you wondered why the car in front of you is swerving, only to find out later that the person was on his or her cell phone? How about the woman in front of you at a red light putting on makeup? Or even the person with a coffee in …