May 16th, 2013
Drinking is a part of the culture in Boston. Consistently ranked as one of the Drunkest Cities in the Nation by the Daily Beast, Boston has some of the best bars around.
Unfortunately, this also contributes directly to the amount of drunk driving accidents that happen in the city every year. It seems that everyday, there’s another report of a famous DUI on the streets of Boston. From Red Sox Pitcher Drake Britton, to the Massachusetts diocese leader, locals and Boston car rental drivers alike have trouble knowing when enough is enough. And yet, a recent story in the Boston Globe shows that the city’s drunk driving arrests are becoming few and far between.
According to the story, Boston police made just 241 drunken driving arrests last year. That’s roughly two every three days. That’s down by a third since 2009. Read the rest of this entry »
May 14th, 2013
Spring is in full swing in Massachusetts. Not only are the flowers blooming and the birds singing, but the road construction has begun… and boy oh boy, there’s a lot of it! From detours to delays, construction in Boston can be a buzzkill. With that being said, don’t let the threat of pilons discourage you from hitting the road in one of our Massachusetts car rental vehicles. The following information and resources will help you avoid current construction woes and help you plan for future traffic troubles. Read the rest of this entry »
May 10th, 2013
In today’s fast-paced world of traffic, congestion, and road rage, driving has become more of a frustration than a pleasure. Aggressive driving behaviors have become such a common phenomenon now that we’ve come to accept the negative side of driving.
But it doesn’t have to be this way!
At VERC Car Rental, we believe that driving shouldn’t be stressful. Instead, it should be an enjoyable experience, both for the person behind the wheel and any onboard passengers. So, how can you improve your daily commute in one of our rent a car in Massachusetts vehicles? Simple – stick to some standard driving etiquette. If everyone abided by a general set of driving principles and rules, the roadways of Massachusetts would be a much calmer place to travel. Read the rest of this entry »
May 9th, 2013
Preparing to take your puppy on a road trip during your upcoming car rental in Massachusetts vacation? You might want to be careful how you choose to transport him.
Last month, Massachusetts resident Chris Whyknock received a $35 ticket from a Massachusetts state trooper after he was caught driving with his dog, Bear, on his lap. Whyknock, who was unaware that his actions were against the law. was surprised by the ticket and has promised to take further precautions when driving with his beloved golden retriever in the future.
Like Whyknock, you too can be cited with a traffic violation if you fail to restrain your pet properly on the roadways of Massachusetts. So, before you and your four-legged friend set off on a road trip, remember the following travel tips from VERC Car Rental. Read the rest of this entry »
April 20th, 2013
Packing up and moving in Massachusetts? Sounds like you could use some help!
Every year, VERC Car Rental helps hundreds of residents move from one place to another, providing them with safe and affordable Massachusetts moving van rentals. Whether you’re moving from a small apartment to a large home, or from one end of town to the other, VERC is here to help make this stressful experience as enjoyable as possible. The following are 12 terrific moving day tips to help you get your life, and your possessions, organized for the big move. Read the rest of this entry »