travel tips and safety
What you can do: If flying gives you a headache, favor eyeshades and ear plugs over medication.
What you can do: Unless it’s an emergency, stay off the phone while driving.
What you can do: Spend a night or two at a lower altitude before zipping to your mountaintop destination.
What you can do: Tell your doctor about unavoidable, postsurgery air travel. When you fly, stay hydrated and exercise your legs.
What you can do: Break bad driving habits, such as aggressive driving, and learn to use cruise-control wisely.
What you can do: Set clear car rules for your teens, just as you would set house rules, and have them sign a contract.
What you can do: Travel with friends and family; book at the right time to save money.
What you can do: Make sure your child is in a booster seat if he or she is under 4 foot 9 but too big for a car seat, and pay attention to how the seat-belt straps touch the child’s body.
What you can do: Plan wisely, pack smartly, and include some easy exercising in your itinerary.
What you can do: Control your own speeding by knowing your speed type; protect yourself by not going too fast or too slow.