Top 5 Road-Trip Tips (Video)

By Jennifer Newman  on May 28, 2014

Family road trips are often a hurry-up-and-get-there experience, with stops just for gas and meals (and only dotted with bathroom breaks). They don't have to be. With a little planning, parents can make their road trip as smooth for them and their kids as the highway they're driving on.

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If your family is one of the millions that'll be on the road this summer, with destinations from Boston to the bayou, make sure to check out our video of five top road-trip tips. From checking your engine's fluid levels before you leave to downloading an audiobook for the whole family, Cars.com Expert Mom Jennifer Newman has tips to help make your next road trip a success. Watch the video above.


Assistant Managing Editor Jennifer Newman is a certified car-seat technician. A mom of two, she owns a 2013 Subaru Outback crammed with sports gear.  Email Jennifer


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