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Tips for the perfect summer camping trip

(BPT) - Summer is officially here.

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Tuesday 06/30/2020
Get Equipped for Your Best Camping Trip Yet
Posted: June 30, 2020

(StatePoint) Camping is always a great time, but especially when you’re well-equipped. Here’s what to take along with you on your next overnight into the great outdoors:

Monday 06/29/2020
Shifting gears: More Americans get back behind the wheel
Updated: July 01, 2020 - 2:30 am

(BPT) - The COVID-19 pandemic has had an undeniable, unavoidable impact on our world — from the way we conduct business, to how we shop for groceries. It has shifted our idea of what is important in life, and according to Hankook Tire’s latest Gauge Index, Americans say spending time with family is a top priority. In light of everything 2020 has brought so far, Americans are shifting gears with a renewed emphasis on things we may have previously taken for granted: from time spent with loved ones, to road trips to our favorite vacation destinations, and even surprisingly, our daily commute.

Three creative road trips and the tires needed to get you there
Updated: July 01, 2020 - 2:30 am

(BPT) - Are you ready to hit the road?

Friday 06/26/2020
Thinking about a road trip? How to get back behind the wheel safely
Updated: July 01, 2020 - 2:30 am

(BPT) - As the nation considers a safe and socially-distant return to work and travel, states are loosening restrictions on stay-at-home orders. As your car may have sat relatively idle over the last few months, the following tips can help ensure your vehicle is ready when you are, while you, the driver, stay informed and safe.

Monday 06/15/2020
The water is open: 5 tips to relax and recharge on a boat this summer
Updated: July 01, 2020 - 2:30 am

(BPT) - Looking to get away this summer while social distancing? With annual traditions such as camps and sporting events cancelled, the best way to seek relief and recharge with your loved ones may be to “Get On Board” for a summer on the water. Recent data suggests that interest in fishing and boating has grown amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a recent Harris poll, 1 in 5 Americans said they’re more likely to try these activities than they were prior to the pandemic. And among parents, the statistic is 1 in 4.

Friday 06/12/2020
Indulge Your Wanderlust Now by Planning for Future Travel
Posted: June 12, 2020

(BPT) - As travel restrictions begin to slowly lift, millions of Americans are looking to travel again. Put that energy to good use by planning for your future trip.

Monday 06/08/2020
5 reasons to accelerate your car maintenance
Updated: July 01, 2020 - 2:30 am

(BPT) - Car maintenance is often a scheduled chore when you’re regularly driving. However, if you’re driving less due to the current environment, maintenance can easily become a lesser priority or even completely forgotten. Hankook Tire’s latest Gauge Index found that as daily driving decreased as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, nearly one-third (30 percent) of Americans have done less car cleaning and maintenance too.

5 tips: Now's a prime time for a car seat safety review
Updated: July 01, 2020 - 2:30 am

(BPT) - Although many families aren’t driving as much these days, it’s always important to make sure you are keeping your kids as safe as possible in the car.

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Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

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