You’re on a road trip in another state. You’re trying to figure out what the GPS on your phone is telling you. Should you turn right at this traffic light, or should you wait and turn onto the next street? And then you’re saying to yourself, “Wait a minute! Was that a red light?” A minute later you hear the sirens. Oh no! Yep—you got a traffic ticket—and you were far from home. What should you do when you get an out-of-state traffic ticket?
The dreaded moment! You hear the sirens. Red and blue lights flash in rotation. In the rearview mirror, you see the police vehicle. You have unintentionally broken a traffic law, and now the officer will come over to your vehicle to explain your traffic violation. You know that receiving a ticket means that you’ll get points on your license. However, you may be wondering what that means and how you can get those points removed.
Over 100 million Americans traveled during the holiday season in 2019, and most of those travelers took to the road to arrive at their destinations. Unfortunately, every holiday hundreds of people are killed in vehicle crashes. From unpredictable weather to unpredictable drivers, emergencies on the road are common during the holiday season. How can you make sure that you and your family are driving safely during the holiday season?
You’re calmly driving down the highway on your way to work, thinking about your plans for the weekend, and wondering why your dog didn’t want to eat breakfast today—basically a typical morning. And then you hear it. The sirens. After a quick glimpse at your speedometer (don’t worry, you’re within the speed limit), you realize the sirens aren’t for you. It’s an ambulance, and you can see in the rearview mirror that the flashing lights are coming up behind you. What should you do?
Just the thought of going to the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) office (different states have different names for this office) can make you cringe. How long will the lines be? How many hours will you be there—fidgeting on those uncomfortable chairs? Will you wait a long time, only to be told that you do not have the necessary documents? Here are four ways to make your trip to the DMV Less Excruciating.
You need to have a vehicle, but you’re hesitant about buying one and getting into debt. You might have heard that leasing can be a better deal. And some friends have told you how easy car subscriptions are. You just sign up and the car is delivered to your door! So you may be asking yourself which is better for you: Should you buy, lease, or use a car subscription?
As you prepare to drive anywhere there is a number of things you have to think about: Do I have my mask? Hand sanitizer? Gloves for the gas pump? Bags for the groceries? The list seems to keep growing. But what most people are not thinking about is how much more complicated their lives would be if they were in a car crash. The complications range from losses of things from time, money and the ultimate loss—loss of life. So, what are the actual costs of a collision?
Rolling sand dunes collide with white sandy beaches. Narrow main streets wind through small villages, locals stroll by at a relaxed pace, dainty homes line the streets and delicious local delicacies tempt passersby. All of these quaint attractions have made Cape Cod a preferred vacation destination for decades. Driving to and around Cape Cod makes for a road trip filled with special moments unlike anywhere else. Plan on spending three or four days in the area so you can fully appreciate the beauty.
Regardless of your concept of beautiful scenery, thrilling adventure, or perfect serenity, the vast selection of United States National Parks means that at least one park—or many!—will enthrall you. Before you head out, you need to know which parks to visit, when you should go and the cost involved. Read on to find out.
“I love resting in the back seat on a road trip. It gives me time to think.” Yes, that would be nice, but have you honestly ever heard this from any child? Backseat moods in the real world are usually more akin to the Grizwolds as they painfully made their way towards Wally World. Sadly, the enthusiasm of a vacationing parent does not always trickle down to their children, fidgeting and complaining along the highway. You may even recall being in the same position yourself on a long-distance road trip and wondering “Are we there yet?” So, how can you make the journey more enjoyable, memorable and peaceful for your young ones?