Aging Well: Plan for a fun and safe road trip
June 28, 2010
AARP Driver Safety Program
■ To add your name to a list for future classes at the Steamboat Springs Community Center, call the Routt County Council on Aging at 970-879-0633.
■ For information about classes held in Moffat County, call 888-227-7669.
Access the online course at http://www.aarpdriversafey.org.
■ For road trip tips, including gas cost calculators and suggestions for traveling alone or with pets, renting cars and the best routes, visit http://www.roadtripamerica.com or http://www.independenttraveler.com.
■ For tips and resources on planning longer road trips or RV excursions, log onto http://www.roadtripdream.com.
Suggested emergency roadside kit
■ Cell phone
■ First aid kit
■ Flares and a white flag
■ Jumper cables
■ Jack and ground mat for changing a tire
■ Basic repair tools and duct tape (for temporarily repairing a hose leak)
■ A jug of water and paper towels for cleaning up
■ Nonperishable food, drinking water and medicines
■ Extra windshield washer fluid
Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration