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First-Aid Kits: An Often Overlooked Necessity

A first-aid kit remains one of those items everyone should keep in their vehicle, especially as parents become chauffeurs for young pupils. But not everyone does.

What makes a good first-aid kit? Here’s what to stock it with.

Give Your Olfactory Senses A Tropical Holiday

Entering your vehicle can delight the senses, especially if you’ve infused the cabin with essential oils, scented waxes or sprays.

Give your interior an aroma that will impress, especially during the hottest months of the year.

Dash cams become eye witness to driving incidents

Drivers turn to dash cams for video evidence during accidents

Cameras similar to those worn by thrillseekers are finding their way to the dashboards of safety-conscious drivers.

“Dash cameras are helpful in hit-and-run collisions – or other situations where you’d want to get someone’s license plate,” said Johan-Till Broer of Garman, a Kansas-based electronics company that started making dash cameras this year.

Don't let all the small electronics turn a good day bad

It’s not enough anymore for your car’s battery to just help start the engine. It also needs to power a navigation system, charge your cell phone, operate a back-up camera and a plethora of 21st century conveniences. 

So how do you ensure your battery has enough strength to do all that and prevent you from being stranded thousands of miles from home on your summer road trip?