4 Conditions That Cause Limited Visibility and How to Handle Them

There are only two types of driving environments we can encounter, perfect and not so perfect. We use two terms to describe these environments: ideal and adverse. Visibility is something that refers to the ability to see and be seen. There are a number of conditions that can contribute to poor visibility while driving. Do […]

Helpful Tips for Hill Parking

Imagine pulling into that primo parking spot at your favorite restaurant. You haven’t eaten much today, so you’re very eager to get out of the car and begin your feast. You jump out of the car like it’s on fire and rush inside to grab a table. But wait — did you apply the parking […]

Follow These 5 Rules to Reduce Your Risk of Crashing

Your vehicle carries more than just precious loved ones, it holds flammable materials and weighs more than 3,000 pounds. In many cases, it can kill. Understand the risks every time you get behind the wheel and more importantly, what steps you can take to stay safe.   Avoid distracted driving. Distracted driving is any activity […]

The Top Driver Difference

 What makes a driving school great? Only Top Driver addresses parents’ main concerns about driver education: quality of the training, convenience, and help for the parent in coaching their teen to drive safely. As one of the nation’s top driving schools, parents can trust Top Driver. With Top Driver, you get experience in and […]

6 Factors That Contribute to Smooth Braking

Braking is a technique worth getting right. When properly executed, braking can ensure your safety, your passengers’ safety, and prolong the life of your vehicle. Who doesn’t like being safe and saving money? Learn how to be most efficient when coming to those four-way intersections. Here’s what you need to know to break smoothly and […]

5 Tips to Being a Good Driving Role Model for Your Teen

It takes a great amount of time and practice to become a good driver. According to the Office of the Illinois Secretary of State, “Traffic crashes are the leading cause of death among young people ages 15-20. Nearly one in five licensed 16-year- olds are in a vehicle crash and, per mile driven, his/her fatality […]

What You Need to Know About Sharing the Road with Emergency Vehicles

At any given moment we may share the road with a wide variety of things; Cars, 18 wheelers, tow trucks, animals, cyclist, emergency vehicles and more. How we drive must change based on this. Adjusting our driving to who we share the road with is just as important as adjusting our driving to adverse weather […]

Why You Should Consider Taking a Refresher Course at Top Driver

Even the most experienced drivers should reacquaint themselves with the rules of the road. Law changes, improved safety strategies, and potential discounts on your auto insurance are just a few reasons to register for our online refresher courses.   Each course is designed to help drivers boost their skills in specific areas in which they […]

pre-trip procedures

Do You Follow These 5 Pre-Trip Procedures?

The process of getting ready to drive starts before you even get into your car. Regardless of how good a driver you may be, you need a vehicle that is in good condition. When was the last time you did a thorough vehicle inspection? When you’re in a hurry, do you take time to check […]

safe turns

5 Steps to Safe and Proper Turns

Turning is one of the basic maneuvers of driving and also one of the most important. When making right turns, left turns, and U-turns, always remember to do the following steps:   Signal and slow down or brake before the turn It’s important to signal before reducing your speed, as this is how you’ll warn […]

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