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The Dangers of Driving Tired

Driving TiredDriving 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.

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How to Pack the Trunk of Your Car Rental Properly

Packing Your Trunk ProperlyPacking 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.

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Car Rental Safety: Tips for Driving an Unfamiliar Vehicle

Driving an Unfamiliar CarCar 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.

 

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Tips for Driving on Unfamiliar Roads

Unfamiliar RoadsDriving 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.

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Ten Things to Keep in Your Car Rental Glove

Glove CompartmentWhat 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.

 

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Night Driving Safety Tips

Night Driving TipsAccording 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.

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