10 Ways to Keep Kids Entertained on the Road During Summer Travel

10 Ways to Keep Kids Entertained on the Road During Summer Travel

Karpool, Tips
“Are we there yet?” “I’m bored!” “Mom, he’s touching me!” Sounds like the common noises all parents hear when their kids are stuck in the car for too long, which makes the idea of summer travels seem daunting. But, summer after summer, parents load up the trunks and trek across the states to a fun destination all in the name of summer vacation. This summer, we are here to help your summer road trips be more enjoyable for everyone. Before you head out on your family getaways, use these tips to plan car entertainment ahead of time. 1. Play some old-fashioned road trip games for kids. Some things never go out of fashion, such as old-fashioned car games. For example, kids still find joy playing Car Bingo by competing against…
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5 Back to School Safety Tips for Drivers That Could Mean the Difference Between Life and Death

5 Back to School Safety Tips for Drivers That Could Mean the Difference Between Life and Death

Karpool, Tips
That title may seem morbid and extreme, but, unfortunately, it’s true. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, “More school-age pedestrians were killed from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. and from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. than any other hours of the day,” and “thirty-four (35%) of the school-age pedestrians killed in school transportation-related crashes from 2007 to 2016 were 8 to 13 years old.” Those numbers are alarming and worth our attention! Naturally, parents want to be safe drivers to protect their precious cargo. But, sometimes parents simply do not know how dangerous the roads are in the hours before and after school. Hopefully, after sharing these stats with you today, you will strive to be a safer, wiser driver as kids head back to school. By following…
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