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Road Trip Checklist for Your Car

Give your vehicle some TLC before you make like the Griswolds in “National Lampoon’s Vacation.”

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A Grandparent’s Guide to Traveling Safely with the Grandkids

8 tips for keeping grandchildren safe on a road trip.

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Pollution Exposure Peaks at Stop Lights

Air levels of tiny toxic particles were 29 times higher than when car was moving in traffic.

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How to Change a Flat Tire

You may think you know, but are you sure? Practice it now, before you’re stuck on the side of the road.

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Train Safety for Drivers and Riders

How to avoid a deadly collision, and what to do if your train crashes.


They’re Cute, but How Safe Are Minicars?

Minicars might be cute, nimble and fuel efficient, but crash tests show they don’t protect passengers as well as larger cars.

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​Preparing Your College Student for Travel Abroad

6 tips that will make the journey better for you and your child.

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8 Key Travel Tips for Seniors

Follow these steps to a stress-free, healthy vacation.

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The Safe Way to Travel With Your Dog in the Car

Most pooches love car rides, but you may need to tweak your routine to keep your furry friend safe on the road.

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Bedbugs: How to Avoid Bringing Them Home from Your Vacation

Bedbugs lurk in beds, picture frames, furniture and more. How to spot an infested hotel room and keep these invaders out of your luggage.

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Is it Time to Say Bye-Bye, Booster Seat?

You may be among the 90 percent of parents ditching the booster too soon.

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How to Research Crash Test Data

Find and decipher the info that will help you choose a safe car

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Why You Should Let Your Teen Drive the Newer Car

When your teen starts to drive, resist the temptation to offer your old clunker. Here’s why the newer family car may be the much better option.

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How to Avoid Travelers’ Diarrhea

Don’t spend your vacation in the bathroom. Ten million Americans develop travelers’ diarrhea each year, but these smart steps may slash your risk.

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Is All-Wheel Drive Safest?

Rear-wheel drive, front-wheel drive, all-wheel drive, four-wheel drive: Which is safest, and do road or weather conditions affect the level of safety?