Summer is here and you’re thinking of setting out on a family road trip. Maybe you’ve edited your own memories to recall only the fun games of “I Spy,” the bags of cherries your parents bought at the roadside farm stand, and the eventual arrival at the beach, the mountains, or other equally awesome location. You may have filtered out the time your sibling got carsick, you parent drove the wrong way for 30 miles, or, when you finally stopped for lunch at 4:00 PM, the food sucked. Car trips can be fun, but they can also be agony on wheels.
Avoid the following 13 mistakes, and you’ll not only get through it, you might all enjoy it.