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Car driving through trash in “The French Connection”
Some of the most memorable scenes on screen involve chases. Pulse-quickening car pursuits with danger at every turn. Imperial troops on the tail of rebels and smugglers in a galaxy far, far away. Man vs. plane, with everything at stake. Whatever the scenario, they captivate us with elements of surprise, stress, sometimes comedy, and always top-notch action. Here are 10 of the best chase scenes in Hollywood history for you to check out, and the fun trivia behind the epic entertainment.   Fast Five (2011)     The Fast and the Furious franchise is loaded with over-the-top car chases and… Read More

What does your car mean for your dating life? Here are the signs
If your car is an expression of you, what message is it sending exactly? And what does it mean when it comes to dating? With Valentine’s Day in mind, we’ve compiled the results of a survey of drivers and a research study to give you an idea.               Read More

Leaping college students on beach
  For many students, spring break, that American college tradition and much anticipated vacation, is the first opportunity in the year to plan a memorable getaway. Checking your spring break dates is the important first step in planning your own special trip, and we’ve included an extensive list of dates for universities and colleges across the United States at the end of this article. Scroll through to find your school, and start thinking about destinations.   Spring break month  In general, spring break month is February, March or April, depending on where you are in the country, and the specific… Read More

6 reasons to be thankful for the automobile infographic
Where would we be without the automobile? Still at home, or being pulled along by a horse perhaps. This mode of transport has truly transformed the world and, while it’s not perfect, it’s given us a huge amount of choice and made our lives better in a variety of ways. In the season of Thanksgiving, here are six reasons to be thankful for the car.       Read More

Ozark Mountains waterfall
  Having seen little of Arkansas but enough to want to see more, we set off for “The Natural State” looking forward to some of the great outdoors. Arriving at a secluded homestead in a valley of the Ozark Mountains several hours later, we immediately felt we’d got what we came for. The drive from the Dallas metroplex had got progressively more scenic as we crossed the Red River into Oklahoma, traveled over Lake Eufaula and the Arkansas River further north, then crossed into Arkansas before finding our way along the backroads. Now, my family and I sat back on… Read More

Celebrating the Champions League and the road to Spain
  My son and daughter are getting to grips with the passing seasons; each with its own character, its own highs and lows. What they’re also discovering is that, for some of us, there’s a different flow – the soccer season. A collection of games, a marathon not a sprint, taking you on a new journey every time. Sometimes where you want to go, other times clearly the wrong way and missing all the signs. The soccer season comes in different shapes and sizes depending on who you follow, it’s true. The MLS is in full swing while the popular… Read More

Top 12 songs to sing in the car
  Singing at the top of your lungs to a favorite tune as you cruise down the highway is one of the true pleasures of driving. Behind the wheel, master of your own destiny, or at least your next destination, and with the scenery flickering by, it can turn a good journey into a great one. To fuel more happy trips to come, we’ve put together a dozen recommendations from well-versed in-the-car-singers here at RoadLoans and parent company Santander Consumer USA. Check out what makes these tracks special and take our Spotify playlist for a spin!   https://open.spotify.com/user/roadloans/playlist/0TzeDkjefTVoYciSJ5O4AI   “Three… Read More

Road trip to New Orleans
  The heat is on high, decorative beads hang from the trees, and the smell of fresh bread is in the air while the sun rises to the sound of jazz music. This is New Orleans in the summertime. No matter the temperature, locals and tourists ride on bikes or catch the streetcar to local eateries and the French Quarter. New Orleans is not only the place to be for the Mardi Gras in mid-February, but the perfect city to take the entire family on a summer road trip. While entering The Big Easy you can’t help but notice the… Read More

My first car: The reality of a college student
  As I looked forward to attending college in Texas, I knew as a freshman we were not allowed to have vehicles on campus. I saw no problem with this seeing that the town my university was located in could be missed with just a blink of an eye. The need for a car was obsolete. Until I needed to go to the city, grocery, or mall. Only one individual in my group of friends brought a vehicle to campus despite the rules. Having to rely on her and upper classmen became a drag and led to me begging for… Read More