Road Trips

How to plan a road trip, along with recommendations for the best road trips in Canada. Before you hit the highway, brush up on the rules of the road with our safe driving tips.

What You Need to Know Before Bringing Your Dog on a Road Trip

Bringing your dog on a road trip, but aren't sure how to prepare? Follow these essential tips to ensure your...


11 Driving Mistakes That Drive Other Drivers Nuts

The driver in front of you slows down for seemingly no reason. The driver behind you is a bit too...


This is the Most Dangerous Day of the Week to Drive in Canada

According to a recent study, this day of the week has been the worst for collisions across Canada for an...


15 Things You Should Do Within 10 Minutes of Having a Car Accident

"Oh no, this can't be happening," you think to yourself in the instant you realize you've been in a car...


10 Must-Stop Attractions for the Best Route 66 Road Trip

A Route 66 road trip is the ideal American travel experience. Here are the best attractions you need to see...


If You Ever Visit These American States, Warming Up Your Car Is Illegal

Depending on where you visit, it may be illegal for you to leave your car idling. Read on to find...


The Mathematical Way You’re Probably Driving Wrong

Just trust the math geeks on this one.


There’s a Shocking (and Scary) Link Between Driving and Your Mental Health, According to Science

You might want to reconsider your long work commute after reading this.

4 Smartphone Apps for Your Next Road Trip

Whether you're heading up the coast, hitting the beaches or driving through the mountains, a road trip is a wonderful...


How to Have an Unforgettable Road Trip—Without GPS

No GPS? No problem! Armed with nothing but an old-school CAA map, these Canadians embarked on a California road trip...


10 Psychologist-Approved Tips for a Happier Commute

The daily commute to and from work can often be as frustrating as work itself. Learn the secrets to a...


Top 10 Greatest Canadian Road Trips

Start the car! We're counting down 10 great Canadian road trips that will...


10 Fun Car Games You’ve Never Thought to Play with Your Kids

When you start hearing “Are we there yet?” from the back seat, start one of these games to keep your...


10 Essential U.S. Road Trips Canadians Have To Take

There's really no nation built for the open road quite like the U.S. With a massive network of highways, you've...


Taking the “It Can Wait” Distracted Driving Pledge

If you have driven with a toddler in the back seat of your vehicle, you already know that it can...


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Distracted Driving: Just Don’t Do It

In our increasingly fast-paced world, it's become commonplace to see people texting, doing makeup and worse while driving. Safe driving...

3 Ways to Reduce Driving Distractions for Parents

Reader's Digest has teamed up with The Alberta Motor Association for the #NoDistractions campaign to raise awareness about the danger...


8 Ways to Reduce Distracted Driving

Distractions while driving are everywhere and can include anything from mobile phones to billboards and backseat passengers. Make the road...


8 Deadly Dangers on the Road

According to Transport Canada, 30,000 people in Canada have been killed in car crashes in the last decade. That's enough...


7 Important Driving Habits

Regardless of if you're a veteran driver or completely new to the roads, here are seven driving habits worth repeating...


8 Ticketable Distracted Driving Offences in Alberta

If you drive anything with wheels, there's one thing you should be focusing on: the road. That's the message behind Alberta's...

10 Shocking Facts About Texting and Driving

Think you can juggle your smartphone and the wheel of an automobile? Think again. Texting and driving may seem like...



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6 Clever Car Games for Kids

Being trapped in a car with children on a long drive can sometimes seem like a form of torture. One...


Jill Barber’s Playlist for Your Summer Road Trip

Looking for the perfect playlist for cruising around this summer? Look no further.


Your Guide To The Perfect Summer Road Trip

From sea to shining sea, Canada is home to 900,000 kilometres 
of asphalt. What are 
you waiting for?


The Truth About Driving and Cell Phones

In the last decade, thousands of accidents have been caused by distracted drivers. Chances are you have used your cell...