5 most common driving errors

Avoid the Five Most Common Driving Errors

#1: Incorrect Speed To avoid speeding, always know the speed limit, regularly check the speedometer, and allow enough time to reach your destination. Assess the driving conditions and adjust your vehicle speed accordingly. If a vehicle is following closely behind you, slow down to encourage them to pass rather than speeding up.   #2: Violating […]

adjustments inside the vehicle

Making the Proper Adjustments Inside the Vehicle

Before you put the car in drive, do you have a list of things you check inside your vehicle to ensure safety? There’s a lot to think about when you get behind the wheel, but here are a few things you should check before you hit the road.   Close and lock all doors. Locked […]

Using Your Senses While Driving (Besides Vision)

A large majority of the information you gather while driving is received through your eyes, such as the cars around you, traffic lights and signals, road construction, street signs, and so much more. Even though your sense of sight is crucial, you will still need to depend on other senses to identify any potential dangers […]

Lane Changing – It’s More Than Just Using Your Blinker

Lane changing is an important part of the driving process. Most likely, you will not be staying in one lane the entire time you’re driving to your destination. Knowing the proper way to change lanes can help prevent car collisions. Follow these steps to ensure the lane change process is safe and effective.   Scan […]

Let’s Review: 2017 at Top Driver

With 2017 coming to an end, the team at Top Driver wanted to take time to highlight our most popular events, news, and more. We’re proud of everything our students have accomplished this year and we look forward to continuing our mission in 2018!   Driver Intelligence Scholarship.   Three Top Driver graduates were presented […]

Why the Number of Passengers in Your Car Matters

In a vehicle, your passengers can strongly influence the way you drive. The initial licensing phase laws in Illinois state that the first 12 months of licensing, or until the driver turns 18, whichever occurs first, the number of passengers is limited to one person under age 20, unless the passenger(s) is a sibling, step-sibling, […]

Vehicle Maintenance Checklist – Know When to do What

For preventative maintenance, make it a habit to periodically inspect your vehicle according to the owner’s manual.  It’s important to keep your vehicle running efficiently so that you can avoid any potential safety issues. You can also avoid costly vehicle repair needs if you catch something early rather than let it go unnoticed. Generally, your […]

Why Choose Top Driver for Your Adult Driver Education?

Top Driver offers flexible and customizable adult driver education training programs for individuals 18 and older. With more than 40 locations across Illinois and Michigan, Top Driver is committed to quality education that fits into your busy schedule.   With our adult driver education program, you can choose between 90-minute lessons or multi-hour discount packages […]

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