Check your blind spots. Don’t text and drive. Obey the speed limits. Drivers are constantly reminded of the same safety precautions that should be taken when in a car, but there are so many more that are left out of the conversation. Whether it’s because we hope to not find ourselves in certain situations or it’s rare for us to be in such conditions, it’s still important to be prepared. Here are some driving safety tips to keep in mind for different situations.
No matter who you are or where you live, getting out into the great outdoors is always a good way to slow down a bit, enjoy some nature, and recharge your batteries.
Camping is one of the most fun and yet least expensive activities you can do outside, so it’s no wonder that millions of people look forward to camping trips with friends and family every year, no matter what the season.
But, in order to really make the most of your experience, and this is true especially if you are new to camping, there are a couple of safety tips you should keep in mind. Follow these, and you’re going to be far more likely to avoid any accidental mishaps that can put a major damper on any camping experiences.
For many people, there’s nothing like escaping the city and driving through the open countryside. However, going off-road also requires some very specific vehicle requirements. This is something to keep in mind when considering taking your own car, or even renting a car when you arrive at your destination.
Most rentals are designed for city use, so you should make the rental agency aware of your needs and plans. In addition to weather maintenance, for instance, you also need to consider the direct effects of driving away from typical roads and city environments.
Rip currents are one of the leading causes of deaths and injuries at the beach every year. While it’s always fun to enjoy swimming in the ocean – especially during the summer, it’s important to know the warning signs of rip currents and how to stay safe if you happen to get caught in one. Rip currents are formed in any large open water area and can be difficult to spot if you’re unsure of what to look for. Before entering any body of open water, check out some of our rip current safety tips to keep yourself safe in an emergency.
Summer is here and that means we will be driving! Not just driving though – driving in very hot temperatures. It may seem like your vehicle will be able to manage, but believe it or not, the heat can cause a number of problems to your car. Take a look at some of our tips for your next hot weather road trip.
If you’re not familiar with the concept, the principles of Leave No Trace Travel espouse eco-friendliness and sustainability. Most popular among campers, the seven tenets of this travel philosophy are: Plan Ahead and Prepare, Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces, Dispose of Waste Properly, Leave What You Find, Minimize Campfire Impacts, Respect Wildlife, and Be Considerate of Other Visitors.
All of these suggestions were created and are intended to ensure an experience that considers the environment and our effects on it. Keep these tips in mind for your next trip — especially if hiking or exploring the great outdoors — for a good time that’s kind to the earth, too.
Tis the season to clean, clean, and clean some more! Spring cleaning isn’t just limited to your home – it also means cleaning out your car. Throughout the year it’s easy to accumulate water bottles, receipts, crumbs and other things that tend to pile up in our car. When it comes time to do some spring cleaning in your car, don’t forget these important areas of your vehicle to pay special attention to.
Seat belts save lives. It’s a phrase that we overhear quite a bit, but what does it mean?
Over the course of the last century, there have been countless advances in technology. In the automotive industry specifically, innovations in safety continue to progress rapidly.
It’s every football fan’s favorite time of year … Super Bowl season! If you’re one of the lucky folks that will be in attendance for the 50th annual game, you probably have all of your arrangements made already and are ready to rumble. However, it’s not only the athletes that have to watch out for their wellbeing during the big game. While it can be an unforgettable experience in the best way, there are a few tips to keep in mind so you can truly make the most of this bucket list adventure.