Headed out for a road trip this summer? Traveling by car can come with some additional challenges as we age. 

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Aches and pains can make sitting in a car for a long time more difficult, for example. Or you may be juggling medications, which can be tricky to manage when you’re away from home.

Our experts have plenty of tips for making your summer road trip as safe—and as smooth—as possible. Hover your cursor over the dots (or for mobile devices, tap) on the image below to get our expert advice. 

Tips for the Perfect Road Trip

A road trip is one of life's great adventures. On the "Consumer 101" show, host Jack Rico learns from Consumer Reports expert Mike Monticello how to prepare for a safe one.

Editor’s Note: This article also appeared in the August 2019 issue of Consumer Reports On Health.