Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of the busy spring and summer travel season, and whether you're planning a road trip with family or an exotic getaway with friends a little planning will go a long way towards making your trip a safe one.
For Road Trips
Pack an emergency kit
See this post
for a list of essentials and adjust it for the summer months by taking out the blankets and adding in fresh drinking water.
Get your car serviced
before you go to reduce the chances of a breakdown.
Invest in a reputable roadside assistance service
to prevent a bad situation from getting worse if you do have a breakdown or get a flat tire.