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A good road trip can be the ultimate spring or summer experience. With the open road ahead, life's troubles seem to melt and there's just the oneness of the driver and the road.

When it comes to taking care of their vehicles, many motorists prefer to be overly cautious. While that's not necessarily a bad thing, there are times when being too cautious can unnecessarily cost you money.

To those who feel a vacation isn't complete unless the family pet comes along, you're not alone. The U.S. Travel Association says that 49 percent of Americans feel the pet is just another member of the family and 18 percent of U.S. travelers plan to take their pets along the next time they t…