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Category: Safety Tips

How to Handle a Rental Car Break-In

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Nobody rents a car thinking that a break-in will happen to them. But unfortunately, this happens occasionally, and it’s always best to be prepared. While the rental cars from Empire Rent A Car always come with the best anti-theft security, a break-in can happen. So, here’s what you need to do if this happens to […]

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4 Tips for Practicing Defensive Driving

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Practicing defensive driving involves implementing essential techniques for operating a vehicle in order to get to your destination safely. This driving technique is especially crucial when navigating busy highways or congested downtown streets. So, if you want to drive your SUV rental from Empire Rent A Car safely, then here are four tips to keep […]

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How to Handle an Accident in Your Rental

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What should you do if you are in a rental vehicle and you get into an accident? This question can be difficult to answer, especially if you have never been in this situation before. The first thing you need to remember is to stay calm. Accidents happen all the time, so here’s how Empire Rent […]

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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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