Category Archives Road Safety

Tips for Renting a Car Abroad

You can get to a remarkable variety of places and tourist attractions by way of plane, train, bus, and boat. Sometimes, though, the only way to veer off the beaten path and explore lesser-known destinations is to have your own set of wheels. Renting a car is relatively simple in the U.S. — aside from navigating all of the “extras”…

Safe driving abroad

Some travelers prefer the control of driving themselves when they’re abroad rather than being constrained to public transportation schedules or paying for taxis. If you’re interested in driving yourself while abroad, you can’t just hop in a driver’s seat and go. First, you may not legally be allowed to drive there. Second, if you’re unfamiliar with the local driving laws…

When you stop and look at the statistics, it becomes clear that it’s a big dangerous world out there. Particularly for international travelers when they take to the roadways. According to the Association for Safe Internal Road Travel (ASIRT), more than 3,200 people die in road crashes every day around the globe. That’s 1.3 million people a year. An additional…

This blog exists for the very simple reason that it is not easy to stay healthy when you’re traveling. On the road, we all have a hard time avoiding stress, getting enough sleep, eating properly and maintaining exercise routines. But this week at USA Today, Nancy Trejos offers up six tips for maintaining your health while traveling. Staying healthy is…

As Americans, we love to drive. The quintessential American scene is someone zooming down the Pacific Coast Highway with the top down – that’s freedom right there, baby. But the PCH is just one of the world’s great drives. There are plenty of spectacular vistas that are best viewed with your hands on the wheel and the wind in your…

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