Travel - Page 11

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Staying Safe and Smart on Spring Break

Making good decisions when traveling with friends will increase your safety and add to the fun.

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Don’t Let Measles Be Your Travel Souvenir

Make sure you and your family are vaccinated for measles before you travel abroad and are aware of any warning signs when you return.

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How to Buy a Safe Used Car

Before you write that check, read these tips to avoid driving off the lot with a lemon.

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Bad Weather? Avoid Getting Bumped or Stuck in the Airport

Seasoned travelers know these tricks. Now you can use them, too.

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New CDC Vital Signs: Child Passenger Safety

Buckling your kids properly and using the right restraints can save their lives.

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Mass Evacuations: How To Flee a Disaster Area

Survival experts Les Stroud and Mykel Hawke offer tips on where to go, how to go and what to bring.

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6 Mistakes Drivers Make After a Car Accident

Even a minor fender-bender can become a major problem if you don’t take the right steps.

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9 Ways to Head Off Car Sickness

Plus, why some people are more prone to it than others.

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How to Avoid Hitting an Animal in the Road

Sometimes it’s safe to steer clear of a critter — and sometimes it’s not.

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Don’t Be a Victim: Stay Safe in Parking Lots and Garages

Parking lots and garages are a favorite haunt of thieves. Protect yourself and your car by following these tips.

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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.