Controlling Emotions Behind the Wheel

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Stressful driving situations can cause strong emotions to surface. The problem comes when we let our emotions get the best of us and affect our ability to stay focused while driving. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that one-third of all fatal car crashes could be attributed to road rage. To lower […]

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The 4 Rules of 4-Way Stops

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We’ve all been there. That moment when you come to a 4-way stop and aren’t sure who get’s to move first.  It can be a frustrating experience but more importantly, it can be hazardous. So, follow these 4 rules to a 4-way stop to keep traffic flowing smoothly and safely. 1. First come, first served. […]

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Slow Down, Construction Ahead

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There are only two seasons in the Midwest – winter and road construction. There will be plenty of roadway repair projects this fall, so here’s what you need to know to safely reach your destination when road repairs and construction are taking place.   Limit Distractions. It is important to note that you need to […]

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Road Map to Obtaining a Driver’s Permit

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At 15 years of age in the state of Illinois, young adults are eligible for their driver’s permit.  This permit requires a trip to the Illinois Secretary of State Office along with a few other specifications.  Understand the application process as you embark on this exciting learning experience.   You must first gain consent from […]

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What to Expect for Your First Behind-the-Wheel Lesson

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As part of the Graduated Licensing Process, you will be required to complete in-vehicle training with a licensed driving instructor. Top Driver meets and exceeds the requirements set forth through its multiple program options. These in-vehicle lessons are designed to not only facilitate the development of basic vehicle control, but also to promote safe driving […]

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