What to do at Stoplights

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It’s easy to know what to do when you come to a traffic signal that is functioning normally, but what about times where the lights are blinking, it’s not working at all or there is a police officer directing traffic. Those are all situations you will encounter at some point while driving. In less populated [...]

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Spring Car Maintenance

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10 Essential Spring Car Maintenance Tips Road salt, potholes, and cold weather all make winter driving hard on cars. Spring is the perfect time to catch up on some routine car maintenance in preparation for summer road trips. Many of these spring car maintenance tips can be done at home by any car owner. A [...]

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School Zone Safety

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When driving around a school, there are many things you need to watch for. That is why School Zones were created. Every year, children are hit by drivers who are speeding, texting or simply not paying attention. When you are behind the wheel in a school zone, here are some drivers training tips for driving [...]

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Do’s & Don’ts of a Four Way Stop

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What is a Four Way Stop? A four way stop is an intersection of two roads with “Stop” signs facing each of the four directions. A four way stop has rules, simple rules that should be easy to follow. However, add two to four drivers, any of whom are likely to be more concerned about [...]

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Illinois Graduated Driver License Program

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Like most other U.S. states, Illinois law requires new teen drivers to participate in a graduated driver license program designed to help new drivers have an easy time with the transition from their initial training at driving schools to full driving privileges. The Illinois Department of Motor Vehicles requires teen drivers to go through three [...]

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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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