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The going never stops at Reader’s Digest. We’re here to satisfy your wanderlust, paint the picture of faraway places, and help you seek out the best deals before anyone else. From tips to can’t-miss attractions, we’ll help you get wherever you want to go safely and in style.

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Here’s the Only Time You Should Use Your Hazard Lights

The rules vary state by state, so make sure you know the guidelines before you buckle up and drive.

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When Is the Best Time to Buy a Car?

Buying a new car doesn’t have to break the bank—as long as you have this insider information on when to...


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How to Calculate Gas Costs for Your Next Road Trip

Road trips can be expensive, but they don't have to be. Find out how much gas you'll use on your...


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30 Car Gadgets That Make Driving Safer

Staying safe on the road isn’t just about your driving skills. These genius inventions can help you avoid accidents and...


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How to Save Money on Gas Each Year

Filling your tank with gas accounts for, on average, almost 20 percent of all driving costs. Luckily, there are many...

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Renting a Car for a Road Trip: Everything You Need to Know

From knowing how much it costs to rent a car for a road trip to finally understanding if you should...


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16 Items You Should Always Keep in Your Car

From basic to high-tech, these tools will help keep you safe on the road.

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Why You Should Never Leave Food in the Car

If you're still tempted to bring food with you and leave it in the car, time your journey.


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8 Things You Shouldn’t Do in Ubers Right Now

The rules of the road have changed. Here’s how to keep yourself (and your driver) safe during the pandemic.


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10 of the Best Travel Trailers for Road Trips

Looking to join the RV revolution but not sure where to start? This handy guide will help you find the...


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The 15 Best Cars to Rent for a Road Trip

Even if you have your own car, it can be smart to rent a different ride for your adventures on...

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6 Ways Rental Car Companies Have Changed Forever

The industry is prioritizing safety in a whole new way during the pandemic, so you can hit the open road...


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10 Things You’ll Need in Your Car from Now On

Make no mistake about it: We're still in the middle of a pandemic. To stay safe, take the proper precautions,...


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14 Road Trip Etiquette Rules Most People Ignore—But Shouldn’t

Road tripping promises adventure on the open road, and the only thing standing between you and a good time is...


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10 Times You Should Be Using Your Emergency Brake—And 3 Times You Shouldn’t

It was one of the first things you learned in driver's ed, so of course you know when to use...


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15 Car Products Mechanics Say You Need for Winter

Winter is here, but it's not too late to prep your vehicle. Here's what the experts recommend to keep your...

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Why Don’t All Cars Have a Rear Windshield Wiper?

Why don’t all cars have a rear windshield wiper? A number of factors go into the decision, like fuel economy...


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12 Things to Do Now to Improve Gas Mileage

The savings are based on driving 20,000 miles per year, in a car that gets 20 mpg, with gasoline priced...