Michigan Graduated Driver Licensing Program

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Michigan has joined a large number of states in the country by developing a Graduated Driver Licensing Program that allows teen drivers to gradually build their skills as a motor vehicle operator over time. This program slowly increases teen driving privileges as they advance through the program, giving them more confidence and greater abilities behind [...]

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Minimizing Car Accidents

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This past week the midwest experienced it’s first major winter storm of 2015 and along with the snow and cold came icy roads. Icy roads and low visibility that unfortunately helped to contribute to a huge pile up of nearly 200 vehicles in Michigan along I-94 this past Friday. That portion of I-94 is a [...]

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Nighttime Driving Safety

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While driving at night your visibility is dramatically decreased since we have to rely on our headlights and street lights. You’re also more likely to encounter drunk or tired drivers and if you are in a rural area you may encounter wildlife. A typical set of low beams only illuminate 160 to 250 feet in […]

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Holiday Shopping Safety Precautions

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In the coming weeks many of us are going through our holidays lists and spending time shopping for our friends and family. With more people shopping this time of year it is important to keep some easy holiday shopping safety precautions in mind to help protect yourself and your vehicle. Last thing you want is […]

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Plummeting Gas Prices

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Gas Prices Drop Recently plummeting gas prices have become the trend, which is counter to normal price trends for this time of year. Last month’s November 1st marked the first day in 1409 consecutive days that that the national average was below $3.00 according to a the Times.  December 1st the national average was $2.77 […]

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Thanksgiving Driving Tips

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Happy Thanksgiving From Top Driver We’d like to wish everyone a happy and safe Thanksgiving this Thursday. Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday that encourages families and friends to come together to enjoy one another’s company. For many it’s one of the few times a year they get to see their family, so it’s a very […]

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Tire Care & Maintenance

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Sometimes it’s pretty clear that you need new tires, such as when you experience a flat, but how do you tell before it reaches that potentially unsafe juncture? This past year the importance of tire care and maintenance jumped to the headlines after the California Highway Patrol finished their investigation in the accident that killed […]

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Driving During the Winter

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For both new and experienced drivers driving during the winter brings about many challenges. A little preparation for your car during the winter will go a long way, but altering your driving habits will help to keep you safe while driving during the winter. Tips for Driving During the Winter Don’t Use Your Cruise Control […]

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