Tag Archives: Driving Practice

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 […]

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 […]

Flashing Lights: What to Do When Pulled Over

In the event of a traffic stop, both you and the police officer want a smooth and safe encounter. It’s important to stay calm and keep these tips in mind to prevent the situation from escalating. Here’s what to do when pulled over:   Safely pull over. When you see the flashing lights in your […]

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 […]

Don’t Abuse Your Freedom: What You’ll Learn After Getting Your License

During the course of your driver education, you’ll learn about safety, proper driving behavior, rules and regulations,  and your responsibilities as a driver. When you first receive your driver’s license, you may feel invincible. You’re handed the keys and freedom is all yours. But it’s important to stay focused and continue to practice proper driving […]

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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 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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