Tag Archives: Driver Education

How Can You Lower Your Risk of Hydroplaning?

Hydroplaning — the word can be a bit scary for even the most experienced drivers. The event can occur with even the smallest amount of water accumulation and happens when your tires ride on the surface of standing water instead of the pavement. Hydroplaning specifically refers to a film of water that forms between the […]

5 Driving Tips for New Drivers

You’ve received your driver’s license, congrats! Hopefully, you feel confident and properly prepared to share the road with others. As a new driver it can be a bit nerve-wracking to begin driving on your own, but just remind yourself this is what you’ve been training for! Continue to practice good judgment in your driving and […]

Impaired Driving: What You Need to Know

Impaired driving is currently the leading cause of death in motor vehicle crashes. Impaired driving is a problem at all times and days of the week. “Driving Under the Influence” is defined as operating a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol, other drugs including cannabis (marijuana) prescribed for medical purposes, or intoxicating compounds and methamphetamine. In […]

Who Has the Right-of-Way?

Even for experienced drivers, intersections are among the most hazardous locations and are the site of many collisions. It may sound simple, but the sooner you size-up an intersection and identify the potential hazards, the more likely you are to avoid a collision.   Here are four things you should do when coming to an […]

How to Successfully Make a 3-Point Turn

Do you what a 3-point turn is and how to correctly execute one? Well, if you don’t, you sure should! The ability to perform a 3-point turn is a great skill for every driver to have. This particular skill can come in handy when faced with turning around in a narrow street or area where […]

Top Driver’s Specialized Driver Education Program

Are you familiar with ADHD or executive functioning issues? Both can make life and driving more difficult for your child, but it doesn’t mean they can’t safely operate a vehicle — they just need a driving program tailored to their needs. While most people are familiar with ADHD, executive functioning issues do exist and impact […]

How Parents Can Encourage Their Teen Driver to Limit Distractions

I’m sure you’re all too familiar with the frequency in which your teen texts, but did you know that texting while driving is the most dangerous distraction? In fact, people who text while driving are 23 times more likely to be involved in a crash. That’s why it’s important to understand that when your teen […]

4 Conditions That Cause Limited Visibility and How to Handle Them

There are only two types of driving environments we can encounter, perfect and not so perfect. We use two terms to describe these environments: ideal and adverse. Visibility is something that refers to the ability to see and be seen. There are a number of conditions that can contribute to poor visibility while driving. Do […]

Helpful Tips for Hill Parking

Imagine pulling into that primo parking spot at your favorite restaurant. You haven’t eaten much today, so you’re very eager to get out of the car and begin your feast. You jump out of the car like it’s on fire and rush inside to grab a table. But wait — did you apply the parking […]

Follow These 5 Rules to Reduce Your Risk of Crashing

Your vehicle carries more than just precious loved ones, it holds flammable materials and weighs more than 3,000 pounds. In many cases, it can kill. Understand the risks every time you get behind the wheel and more importantly, what steps you can take to stay safe.   Avoid distracted driving. Distracted driving is any activity […]

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