Tag Archives: Driver Education

Why You Should Consider Online Driver Education at Top Driver

  Top Driver is the first driver education company to be approved to offer the Illinois Adult Driver Education course online and we are proud of it!  We understand that life is busy and that some things are more convenient to do on your own time. So, we provide you with the ultimate convenience and […]

5 Steps to Getting Your Graduated Driver’s License

We all know that the DMV can be an intimidating place to a new teen driver.  But obtaining a graduated driver’s license doesn’t have to be a scary process.  It can be swift and easy when following these 5 steps.   Complete 30 hours of classroom instruction, 6 hours on the road with a driving […]

Right Turn on Red: Top 3 Things You Need to Know

Red lights – we all dread them.  Waiting around, especially when you’re in a hurry, is never ideal.  But, as you approach a red light to take a right hand turn with no sign stating “No Turn On Red”, you’re lucky enough not to have to participate in the waiting game.  Before you make your […]

Who has the right-of-way?

Who Has the Right of Way: 4 Rules of 4-Way Stops

We’ve all been there. That moment when you come to a 4-way stop and aren’t sure who get’s to move first.  It can be a frustrating experience but more importantly, it can be hazardous. Follow these 4 rules to a 4-way stop to keep traffic flowing smoothly and safely. 1. First come, first served. This […]

Driving with Limited Visibility: What You Can Do to Avoid A Crash

When dealing with limited visibility, the first rule is that you only drive when you must. If you can avoid driving in fog, rain, night-time or other conditions that limit your visibility, you will reduce the risk of becoming involved in a crash. Here’s what you need to know about driving with limited visibility and […]

Adult Driver Education at Top Driver

Adult driver education is crucial to keeping the roads safe. As a first time driver, you will learn everything you need to know: proper technique to put the vehicle in motion, how to share the road, driving strategies for different scenes and how to avoid unsafe driving. Adult education is also a great way to […]

6 Steps to Parallel Parking

Parallel parking is a skill that requires practice, patience and persistence. At first, it may seem like a daunting task that you’ll never master, but over time you will gain confidence and become more comfortable with parallel parking. Use the following six steps to parallel park the right way.   1.)  Find a spot that […]

Why You Should Consider Becoming a Driver Education Instructor

Becoming a driver education instructor requires time, patience, energy and focus. Parents and young drivers are counting on the instructors to be passionate teachers and give the students the time and attention that they need to become safe and responsible drivers. So what’s in it for driver ed instructors? Here’s why you should consider becoming […]

10 Tips for Dealing with Heavy Traffic

Few things are more frustrating than getting stuck in a massive traffic jam. Whether it’s caused by a crash on the road, construction, or general rush hour backup, driving in traffic is less than ideal and can also be dangerous. Here are 10 tips for dealing with heavy traffic.   Slow Down When there are […]

Teen Driver’s Guide to Identifying Road Markings

There’s a lot happening while you’re driving: you’re paying attention to what’s in front of you on the road, there are pedestrians crossing the street, you’re trying to watch your speed, and there are other vehicles driving around you. With all of this activity, it’s easy to miss road markings and properly obey them, especially […]

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