Illinois Cell Phone Laws

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As of the beginning of the year all hand-held devices are banned while driving in the state of Illinois, which means no talking, texting or emailing while driving. You can use a phone if you are using a speakerphone or headset in most circumstances: when in school zones, during constructions zones or if you are […]

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Michigan Cell Phone Laws

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Michigan cell phone laws aren’t as strict as other states since only teens with level 1 and level 2 learner’s permits are restricted from talking on the phone while driving. As an adult if you are in an accident or violate a traffic law while talking on your cell phone you can be charged with […]

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Cell Phone Laws While Driving

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Cell phone laws while driving vary greatly from state to state and what is legal in one state isn’t always legal in another. Regardless of whether it is legal or not where you live cell phone usage while driving leads to distracted driving and according to a CDC study 20% of all traffic accidents in […]

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Sharing the Road with Bicycles

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It is said that the first recorded car accident to take place in the United States was between a car and a bicycle back in 1896; back then there were a lot fewer cars and bikes on the road. Today an average of 700 bicyclists are killed in cycling accidents a year and another 45,000 […]

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4 Quick Tips in Parking Your Car

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Learning to park can sometimes be more challenging than learning to drive. It’s an important part of your drivers education. It is all about observing the reference points so you can determine what space you have to turn and maneuver without hitting any obstacles and to arrive centered in the parking space. Sounds easy enough […]

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4 Quick Back-To-School Driving Safety Tips

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Fall is coming and with that is the back to school time for most kids across the country. Soon, the routine of getting up earlier, rushing out the door, busy crosswalks, and late night homework will be in full swing. This is a time for where good driver education really comes into play. Below we […]

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How to Approach Your Friend’s Bad Driving Habits

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Many of us have experienced it. We’re in the passenger seat of someone else’s car and they’re breaking every rule in the book. They’re speeding, tailgating, texting, goofing off, switching lanes without signaling and you feel like you’re going to crash and die at any moment. Whether you’re an adult or teenager who has taken […]

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