Gas is pretty expensive so you certainly don’t want to waste it. The U.S. Department of Energy says that properly inflated tires can improve fuel economy by 3.3 percent and help you save 9 cents per gallon at the pump. Here is some advice to help ensure your tires stay in top shape.

The peak driving season is upon us, and warm weather typically means the windows are rolled down, the radio is turned up and there’s nothing ahead but the open road. High fuel costs and the extra mileage on your vehicle, however, can hit your wallet – and the environment – harder than you’d like. Some small steps can help you increase fuel efficiency and miles per gallon.

Burglars are known to actively seek out homes when they believe the owners are away, so following a few simple steps before you vacate your home can often help prevent a crime. Here are a few things criminals look for when considering your home as a potential target, all of which are sure signs that your family is away.

Weddings are a big occasion not only for the bride and groom, but for their friends and families as well. It is a great chance for people who don’t see each other as often as they would like to reconnect.

The hassle of air travel and the pinch of tough economic times will inspire more families than ever to hit the road for vacations this summer. But is your car equipped to entertain passengers for the long haul? The right entertainment can make your road trip fly by as quickly as the scenery outside the car.

We all know accidents happen – and they happen more frequently in bad weather. According to the AAA, loss of visibility, slick roads and poorly maintained brakes lead to thousands of accidents every year, and the highest number of weather-related injuries and fatalities occur during the wet and snowy months of winter.

Weekend getaways, shorter vacations and overnight business trips are great ways to save money and are becoming more prevalent, according to the Bureau of Transportation. Taking a few simple and natural steps to stay safe and healthy while on the road can not only protect your travel investment, but enhance your entire experience.