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Keep The kids Entertained On A Road Trip

Tablets and smartphones have definitely revolutionized family road trips, but the inevitable utterance of “Are we there yet?” will be mentioned several times from the back seat. So as you hit the road for Thanksgiving, here are some creative ways to keep your kids occupied, organized, and...
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If Given A Choice, Most Americans Would Take To The Road Instead Of The Air

When it comes to traveling, most Americans would rather pack up the family truckster than fly the friendly skies. A new survey finds 73% of Americans prefer to travel by car versus flying and in fact have no problem of adding additional hours on o their travel time if it meant avoiding the airport...
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Speed Limit And Speed Trap Info Added To Google Maps

Good news for those who are fans of Google Maps when driving. The company announced it is rolling out speed limit warnings, speed trap and mobile radar locations. The features are borrowed from Google-owned Waze and will appear in the iOS and Android Maps. Now you will see the road speed limit in a...
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How To Beat Thanksgiving Day Traffic

The time around Thanksgiving Day is widely touted as the most-traveled period of the year, so you'll want to know when the busiest (least busy) times to travel by road and by air. According to the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics, the earlier you leave the better. If you can hit the road...
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Pet Peeves Of Partners During A Road Trip

Just Can't Wait To Get Back On The Road Again! Going on a road trip, you really get to know your travel companions and it can make or break a relationship, particularly if that significant other exhibits some classic driving turn-offs. Our friends at the singles dating web site, Match.com, recently...
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Christmas Laser Light Display Warnings

One of the popular Christmas traditions is to decorate the outside of your house with lights. Twinkling, icicles and even choreographed to Christmas music. Now it's even easier with a laser light display. One device projects thousands of points of Christmas cheer on your home. However these laser...
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Thanksgiving Travel Times To Avoid Traffic Congestion

Traffic is never fun and holiday traffic can get your eye twitching with anxiety but if you look at historical trends, as Google did, you head off to your Thanksgiving destination with minimal delays if you break your habits. First, the absolute worst time to travel on the road for Thanksgiving is...
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Police Catch Speeders Disguised As Road Construction Workers

Be mindful of your speed while driving through a construction zone. Drivers in Pennsylvania had quite a surprise zipping by a parked Department of Transportation truck Wednesday. While you'd think it contains a road construction worker, it actually was a state police officer with a radar gun. The...
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Car Rental Companies Cashing In On Toll Roads

Renting a car can be like navigating a gauntlet of free and charges that are not necessarily ones you have to pay. From insurance coverage to express fuel options,the convenience of time comes with extra rental fees has now been expanded to pre-paid tolls. As more road become pay-as-you-drive,...
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KTK-Pollo Tropical

Craving island flavor? Join Chris Malone Friday, July 28th from noon to 2pm at Pollo Tropical on Archer Road in Gainesville. Stop by for lunch and get ready for a Caribbean adventure of signature tropical flavors prepared with the freshest ingredients! Plus you can spin the KTK prize wheel and...
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