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Category: Safety Tips

3 Tips to Stay Calm on the Road

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Does driving in a new place give you anxiety? Many Americans find themselves nervous behind the wheel when traveling, especially if they are driving a rental car that they are unfamiliar with. At Empire Rent A Car, we understand that travelers might not be totally comfortable behind that wheel, and that is why we’ve put […]

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Summer Road Trip Safety Tips

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Summer is here and it’s the perfect time to plan a road trip with your friends or family. However, while snow and ice aren’t a threat, there are still plenty of summer-specific dangers to be aware of before hitting the road. In fact, summer can actually be among the most dangerous of times to drive […]

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3 Safety Tips for Driving Your Rental Car

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When driving a car that doesn’t belong to you, it’s always a good idea to take extra precautions. While you do have insurance when driving a rental car, it’s always better not to have to use it. At Empire Rent A Car, we take special care of our fleet so we can provide high quality […]

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Spring Break Safety Tips

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Have you started making your Spring Break travel plans yet? The unofficial holiday is just weeks away and accommodations are booking up fast! If you’re like many Americans, Spring Break is the perfect time to reconnect with family after months of busyness with school and work obligations. However, the most important thing to remember when […]

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How to Stay Awake on a Long Road Trip

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We’ve all been there. It’s late, you’re tired, you zone out, and then suddenly you’re at your destination without remembering much of the drive. You may laugh about it, but driving while tired is extremely dangerous. It only takes a second of dozing off or poor concentration to cause a fatal accident. That’s why our […]

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Plan a Social Distancing Road Trip

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As our country continues to grapple with how best to deal with the spread of COVID-19, school has ended and it’s officially summertime. For many Americans, summer is a common time to vacation with their families. However, this year is already looking quite a bit different. While we can’t yet recommend resuming your normal travel […]

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3 Tips for Renting a Trailer

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Are you planning a move soon? Do you have summer lawn projects that will require hauling mulch or large plants? Are you looking to take your ATV on a camping trip? The truth is, there are endless reasons you might find yourself in need of a trailer, and your friends at Empire Rent A Car […]

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3 Bad Habits That Damage Your Car

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Everyone has bad habits – nail biting, chewing with your mouth open, forgetting to change the toilet paper roll – but the worst habits are the ones that will cause damage to your property. A car is a huge investment; therefore, it’s very important to take good care of it so it will last for […]

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Top 3 Tips for Your Moving Truck Rental

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Lets face it, moving is kind of a pain. Sure, it’s exciting once you get into your new place, but getting there can be pretty difficult. Oftentimes, it takes days or weeks of packing, you always have more stuff that you realize, and unexpected costs tend to pile up without you realizing it. Most New […]

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Safety Tips for Driving a Rental Box Truck

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Renting a box truck for your move is a great way to safely transport your belongings and save money. You’ll be handling the heavy lifting of the move yourself, and you will also be responsible for driving the truck between locations. This can be a tough job even for more experienced drivers. You don’t want […]

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