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These Summer Road Trip Tips Can Prepare You For The Ultimate Trip

 

Depending on how you prepare, a summer road trip can be a blast or a nightmare – especially with kids. If you have a big trip planned this summer, be sure to check out these summer road trip tips:


·  Pack non-perishable snacks, like nuts and granola, before you go.
·  Stock your vehicle with fresh water and other hydrating drinks.
·  Prepare a first-aid kit that has any necessary medications for your group.
·  Try to limit luggage…
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Road Trip Preparation Tips

If you would like to properly plan for a road trip, it is highly recommended for you to ensure that you are placing a considerable amount of importance on the preparation stages. If it helps, you may want to consider making a checklist, as it will help you with not only remembering what to take on the road trip, but also to remind you of what you have in the vehicle while you are on the road.

Road trips are some of the most enjoyable moments of our lives, however, it is important to ensure that we prepare accordingly. Buying…
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Warning Signs the Car Battery is Beginning to Fail

If you notice the battery in your car is experiencing trouble, you can get it replaced before you are stuck with a car that can't start. Most drivers are not aware of the warnings signs the battery is failing, so consider the following.
  • If you try to use the horn in the car and it sounds much weaker than usual.
  • The check-engine light is staying lit when car is running.
  • There is a really strong odor coming from the battery compartment.
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Fuel Economy at Its Best

Saving money on fuel can be a concern for many people. Having a smaller car will help save quite a bit of money on fuel costs. But if you have a large family or you enjoy your large vehicle, doing simple things to keep your fuel economy at its best will help. It goes without saying that to service your engine will help keep fuel costs down. And driving safely can help too.

There are many items on a vehicle that need to be replaced, cleaned, or serviced in order to function the way they are supposed to. Having your…
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Roadside Emergency Kit Promotes Worry-Free Travel

Whether you are driving to your local supermarket or across the country for a sightseeing adventure, having a roadside emergency kit in your trunk helps you enjoy worry-free travel should any type of problem arise. Flat tires and dead batteries are just two of the unexpected issues that can develop while driving. You can't control unexpected emergencies, but a roadside emergency kit can help you remain prepared.

It's easy to assemble a roadside emergency kit that helps you respond quickly to any problems while on the road. Here are some key items to keep handy in the car…
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The 2017 Ford Focus Doesn't Hold Back & Neither Should You

The 2017 Ford Focus isn't holding back on the good stuff, and neither should you. Want to get the upgrade? Go for it. You've worked hard, and it's about time that you drove a vehicle that's as rewarding as it is hardworking. Place yourself behind the wheel of excellence. Each model comes equipped with just the right mix of style and capability. You will get excited again to do the simple things. Making a quick run to the grocery store, heading off to work, picking the kids up from school, and going to meet up with…
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Ford Escape, Keeping Your Family Safe

Starting as low as $23,750, the new 2017 Ford Escape is a very affordable and safe SUV for families, those who enjoy weekend getaways and road-trips, and even those who need just a little more space than a car can offer! Giving you an average of 21 miles per gallon in the city and 29 on the highway, this SUV can save you on your gas! The 2017 Ford Escape offers you seating for up to five with plenty of cargo space. If you enjoy camping in a camper or need even more room, enjoy the 3,500 pounds…
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