Submitted by paul on Tue, 12/20/2011 - 18:25
Driving while tired is dangerous. In fact, a recent European study has shown that prolonged nighttime driving can be as dangerous as driving while intoxicated. Published in the Journal of Sleep Research, this study clams that nearly 20% of motorized vehicle accidents in industrialized countries can be attributed to driver fatigue.
Submitted by paul on Mon, 12/19/2011 - 14:34
Packing for a car rental road trip is tough. First you need to try and remember all of the necessary items. Then you’re stuck with the frustrating task of trying to jam everything into the truck of an unfamiliar vehicle! Packing the boot of a car rental takes time and meticulous planning.
Submitted by paul on Thu, 12/15/2011 - 18:08
Car rentals are a great way to get around when you’re vacationing or working in a different city, or when your personal vehicle is in the shop for repairs. With that being said, sliding behind the wheel of an unfamiliar vehicle can be a dangerous undertaking. Stay safe during your car rental travels with these tips from Car Rental Express.
Submitted by paul on Wed, 12/14/2011 - 09:55
Driving on an unfamiliar road can easily result in an accident, especially if the driver isn’t confident in his or her knowledge of the area. In fact, the U.S. Department of Transportation has found that nearly 22% of large commercial vehicle crashes are due in part to this very issue. If you're planning to drive your car rental in an unfamiliar area during your upcoming trip, remember to be careful.
Submitted by paul on Tue, 12/13/2011 - 09:57
What do you keep in the glove compartment of your car rental? Gum? A lost mitten? Ketchup packets? Glove compartments are a great place to stash a wide variety of items. Unfortunately, very few travelers take the time to stock their car rental glove box with crucial components. Whether you’re traveling for work or pleasure, the following items should be an essential part of your packing itinerary.
Submitted by paul on Mon, 12/12/2011 - 09:48
According to the National Safety Council, traffic death rates are three times greater at night than during daylight hours. This is because driving hazards increase drastically once darkness falls. The primary component of any car rental driver’s reaction is tied to vision: perception, colour recognition, and peripheral vision are all essential, but limited in the darkness.