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With the holidays quickly approaching, now’s the time to starting planning for all those road trips you’ll be making to see friends and family. And nobody knows the benefits of planning for a road tip like Irv Gordon.
Gordon, a 70-year old retired science teacher from Long Island, is known for his 1966 Volvo P1800 that took Guinness Book of World Records honors as the highest mileage non-commercial vehicle driven by a single owner (2.8 million miles).
He encourages drivers to be alert on the roads this holiday season. “The holiday season means more people are driving to places to which they are not familiar and are in their cars for lengths of time to which they are not conditioned,” said Gordon. “Planning and diligence are key to ensuring a safe holiday road trip and that families reach the destination we all seek, a Happy New Year.”
See after the jump for five tips for safe holiday road trip driving from the master of road trips: