7 Steps to Get Your Car Ready for a Summer Road Trip

What’s a bigger American tradition than the summer road trip?

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What’s a bigger American tradition than the summer road trip? Before you load up Aunt Edna and hit the highway, better make sure the Family Truckster is up to the task. We’ve got some tips and tricks that will help ensure safe, cool and comfortable travel. Checking whether Walley World is actually open is up to you.

David Muhlbaum
Senior Online Editor, Kiplinger.com

In his current role as Senior Online Editor, David edits and writes a wide range of content for Kiplinger.com. With more than 20 years of experience with Kiplinger, he has worked on and written for a range of its publications, including The Kiplinger Letter and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine. He is a co-host of Your Money's Worth, Kiplinger's podcast and has helped develop the Economic Forecasts feature.