4 Signs the Car Next to You Has a Distracted Driver

How many times have you been driving next to a car only to look over and see them staring down into their lap? Unfortunately, it’s quite common and exceedingly dangerous. The National Safety Council estimates that around 1.6 million crashes per year can be attributed to cell phone use while driving. While this statistic may […]

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2020 Illinois Car Crash Statistics

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the year 2020 is shaping up to be quite surprising, in terms of road safety statistics. A report in May tracked a “very, very disturbing 11% increase” in Illinois car crash fatalities in the first three months of 2020, compared to the first three months of 2019. While Illinois isn’t alone […]

Traveling During COVID-19: 5 Road Trip Safety Tips to Follow

Road trips are becoming the preferred method of transportation as summer is in full-swing and coronavirus (COVID-19) cases are on the uptick in certain states. By now, most Americans are experiencing quarantine fatigue and are adjusting their previous vacation plans in favor of road trips. As more people take their vacation on the road instead […]

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What Must You Do to Legally Own and Operate a Vehicle in Illinois?

Not every teen is gifted a car for their 16th birthday. If you’re looking to purchase your first gently used vehicle, there are a number of hoops you must jump through before you can lawfully own and operate a vehicle in Illinois. But before we get to that, you’ll first need to obtain your Illinois […]

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Increased In-Vehicle Sanitization Methods

Top Driver is going the extra mile to ensure that we are providing a safe learning environment for our students and instructors. In response to the current status of the world and an increased standard of safety, we are employing additional training to our staff and modified disinfection to all of our vehicles and classrooms. […]

The Benefits of Online Drivers Education Courses

Obtaining a driver’s license is a right of passage, an important milestone in a teenager’s life. It doesn’t have to be put on hold because of stay-at-home orders due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Although driver’s education courses are typically taken in a classroom, during these restricted times of gathering Top Driver Illinois students may complete classroom […]

5 Safety Tips for Driving During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The U.S. is now reporting 144, 520 cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) with models projecting upwards of a million cases as this virus spreads. One of the best ways to flatten the curve is to stay at home as much as possible. But staying home 100% of the time isn’t an option for many. Groceries still […]

Why Choose Illinois Adult Education Driving Lessons Through Top Driver?

Top Driver offers flexible, customizable, and convenient adult education driving lessons for individuals 18 and older in Illinois. Our in-vehicle driving lessons offer many benefits for the adult driver. With more than 40 locations across 2 states and home pickup and drop-off available in select areas, Top Driver is committed to quality education that fits […]

Teen Driving Statistics

Teen Distracted Driving Statistics

For young drivers, distracted driving can be fatal. Knowing and understanding teen distracted driving statistics could be the motivation your teen needs to stay focused when behind the wheel. From taking your eyes off the road to for just a few seconds to adjust a seat or entering a new destination into a phone, it […]

What to do if you are pulled over by police

What to Do If You Are Pulled Over By Police

You might be nervous about what’s going to happen when you get pulled over, but remember that officers are too; they never know what to expect. Generally, the more you do to help ensure the officer’s safety the more you ensure your own. What to Do If You Are Pulled Over By Police  1. Look […]

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