Do’s & Don’ts of a Four Way Stop

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”3533″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text] 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 […]

What to do When you Get Pulled Over by the Police

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”3527″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]Being pulled over by the police is an unavoidable hazard of driving. No matter how careful you might be, everyone is pulled over at some point. There is no shame in it, though it might be a frightening experience the first time, and it doesn’t necessarily mean you’ve done […]

Illinois Graduated Driver License Program

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”3459″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]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 […]

Michigan Graduated Driver Licensing Program

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”3506″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]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 […]

Understanding School Bus Traffic Law Keeps Everybody Safer

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”3441″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]Virtually every city or town in the nation has one or more schools in its jurisdiction. Because of this, school buses can be found on almost all of the roads and highways in the country. They are used to transport students of all ages to and from schools, […]

Minimizing Car Accidents

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]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 […]

Happy New Years & Teen Driving Restrictions

The entire team at Top Driver would like to wish everyone Happy New Year! We hope everyone has a safe and fun New Year’s Eve as well. We are looking forward to 2015 and all it holds. A lot of people like to go out and party, so please be careful while on the road. […]

Nighttime Driving Safety

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 […]

Holiday Shopping Safety Precautions

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 […]

Plummeting Gas Prices

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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