Tag Archives: Driving Practice

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 […]

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 […]

The Top Driver Difference

 What makes a driving school great? Only Top Driver addresses parents’ main concerns about driver education: quality of the training, convenience, and help for the parent in coaching their teen to drive safely. As one of the nation’s top driving schools, parents can trust Top Driver. With Top Driver, you get experience in and […]

What You Need to Know About Sharing the Road with Emergency Vehicles

At any given moment we may share the road with a wide variety of things; Cars, 18 wheelers, tow trucks, animals, cyclist, emergency vehicles and more. How we drive must change based on this. Adjusting our driving to who we share the road with is just as important as adjusting our driving to adverse weather […]

Lane Changing – It’s More Than Just Using Your Blinker

Lane changing is an important part of the driving process. Most likely, you will not be staying in one lane the entire time you’re driving to your destination. Knowing the proper way to change lanes can help prevent car collisions. Follow these steps to ensure the lane change process is safe and effective.   Scan […]

Stop Dreading Parallel Parking

Parallel parking is viewed as one of the most difficult ways to park a vehicle, especially for new drivers. The following step-by-step guide will help you be able to properly and confidently park your car alongside curbs, even on the busiest of streets.    Select a parking space that’s roughly five feet longer than your […]

Becoming a Licensed Driver And An Organ Donor

The purpose of a comprehensive driver education program is to make sure only safe and intelligent drivers are allowed on the road.  Once you’ve completed all of the requirements for your driver education program, you will be ready to become a licensed driver! Applicants in the state of Illinois will have to take a written, […]

Road Map to Obtaining a Driver’s Permit

At 15 years of age in the state of Illinois, young adults are eligible for their driver’s permit.  This permit requires a trip to the Illinois Secretary of State Office along with a few other specifications.  Understand the application process as you embark on this exciting learning experience.   You must first gain consent from […]

Parent’s Guide to Modeling Good Driving

Remember when your little one would follow you around and mimic your every move? They were your “mini-me.”  Yet now, as a teen, things may be different.  It’s important to remember that many children will still do as you do even as they age.  Be sure to practice good technique on the road so you […]

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