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When you rent a vehicle, the sales agent will most likely do a walk-around before you drive off with their vehicle. He or she will take note of any existing scratches, dents and dings. But, because you’ll be the one held responsible for anything other than normal wear and tear, it’s important to participate in this walk-around. What if they missed something and you just signed off on a “spotless vehicle?” Here’s…Read More

You’re peacefully driving around town in a rental car when a bad song comes on to the radio. You go to switch the station and BOOM! A few seconds of shock occur and then reality hits: I just crashed a car that isn’t mine. Now what?! First, make sure everyone is okay.  Regardless of whose car you were driving, the first step should always be to make sure everyone is okay and 9-1-1 does not need to be dialed. Make sure the…Read More

If you have an upcoming trip and you’re traveling by road instead of by air you may be thinking “GREAT! Trunk space and fewer regulations for packing!” However, packing for a road trip is a different animal, which makes it easy to forget something – or worse, overpack and continually “lose stuff” within your own car! Here are some tips for road trip packing: Pack a Cooler: If your whole family is in the…Read More

If you’re under the age of 25 and have tried to rent a vehicle, you may have suffered through higher daily rates, or found yourself unable to rent at all. Why is that?! According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, drivers who are younger than 25 years of age are much more likely to get into an accident than older drivers. After age 25, the crash rate decreases dramatically and continues to decrease until the driver…Read More