Winter Driving Tips

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The last blog post went through the steps needed to winterize your car to be prepared for winter driving. Once winter comes are some additional steps drivers need to take before hitting the road each day to keep safe, so be sure to follow these easy winter driving tips: If you’re lucky and can turn on […]

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Winterize Your Car

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Winter is just around the corner and both new and experienced drivers will benefit from taking steps to winterize their cars.  The best time to winterize your car is before the first frost, but oftentimes drivers wait until after the first major snowfall, which oftentimes is too late.  At Top Driver driving school we encourage […]

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Recent AAA Study

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As state and federal funding for drivers education courses decreases more and more novice drivers are opting to skip driving school, but a recent study published by AAA shows that teenage drivers who miss out on drivers education are more likely to get into traffic accidents or receive traffic convictions. Teenage drivers who attend courses [...]

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Ohio Cell Phone Laws

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Starting back in 2013 Ohio Cell Phone Laws banned text messaging while driving. Drivers under the age of 18 are prohibited from all mobile device use while driving. Some local municipalities have also banned cell phone use, but it varies from location to location. Exceptions to Ohio Cell Phone Laws Adults can use cell phones [...]

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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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