Tag Archives: Car Safety

What You Need to Know About Passing a Stopped School Bus in Illinois

  There’s a few more months before school gets out for summer, so now is a good time to review some safety protocols when it comes to driving near school zones, specifically passing a stopped school bus in Illinois. Here’s what you need to know to follow the rules, keep the roads safe and avoid […]

Black, Yellow, Green, Blue, Orange, Brown: Know What Each Type Of Road Sign Means

  Road signs come in many different shapes and colors, and keeping track of each color can be difficult. But studying your traffic signs and knowing what each type of road sign means could be the difference between reaching your destination safely or not. Here are some tips to improve your knowledge of traffic sign […]

Prepare For the Unexpected: Why You Should Have an Auto Emergency Kit in Your Car

Sometimes unexpected things happen in life. You may think you’re invincible when you’re driving, but the fact of the matter is an unexpected event can occur at anytime. What if you run out of gas along the highway and you’re miles away from the nearest gas station? Or what if you’re tires blowout? Are you […]

Do I Really Need That Oil Change? 3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Neglect Car Maintenance

Staying on top of your car maintenance on a regular basis is important to keep your vehicle running properly. It’s easy to get busy and put off your vehicle maintenance, but doing so could be more costly in the long term. Here are 4 reasons why you shouldn’t neglect car maintenance:   Your car is […]

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Driving Courses for Individuals with ADHD

All parents with teens starting driver education have mixed feelings of excitement accompanied with nervousness. If your child has ADHD or another executive functioning disorder, you likely have even more concerns than other parents. Just how nervous should you be? How do you negotiate your child’s desire to drive with the challenges they face? What […]

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Driving In Heavy Rain

Getting stuck driving in heavy rains can be a scary experience. Your car could hydroplane, it’s harder to brake quickly and accidents are much more common. Here are some tips for safe driving in a rainstorm. Turn your headlights on Rain reduces visibility on the road, making it harder to see approaching cars and judge […]

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Driving Etiquette

When you get your learner’s permit and study to take your driving test, there are lot of road rules you have to learn to get a license. You know all the laws and regulations and illegal moves that’ll get you a ticket, but what about basic driving etiquette? What are the unwritten rules of the […]

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Keeping Your Car’s Value High

When you buy a car, you want to keep it in good working condition as long as possible. There are plenty of reasons to regularly maintain your car—spending money on your car now can lead to a longer life and less money spent on fixing problems down the road. It can also mean that you’ll […]

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Most Common Driving Violations

Getting a traffic ticket is no fun. It causes a time delay from getting pulled over, usually costs a few hundred dollars in fines, add points to your license, cause your insurance costs to go up, and may even require you to go to traffic school. People who’ve been driving for a long time may […]

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Tips for Dealing with Heavy Traffic

Few things are more frustrating than getting stuck in a massive traffic jam. Whether it’s caused by an accident on the road, construction or just general rush hour backup, driving in traffic is less than ideal. It can also be dangerous. Here are some tips for driving when there are a lot of other cars […]

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