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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Ohio Graduated Driver Licensing

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Many states in the U. S. have graduated driver licensing programs. This means that there are several levels of driver's license for Ohio residents, depending on the age of the driver, the amount of hours they have spent on the road and in training, and other factors. There are also requirements for providing proper identification [...]

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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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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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