Tag Archives: Driving

6 Factors That Contribute to Smooth Braking

Braking is a technique worth getting right. When properly executed, braking can ensure your safety, your passengers’ safety, and prolong the life of your vehicle. Who doesn’t like being safe and saving money? Learn how to be most efficient when coming to those four-way intersections. Here’s what you need to know to break smoothly and […]

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 […]

Controlling Emotions Behind the Wheel

Stressful driving situations can cause strong emotions to surface. The problem comes when we let our emotions get the best of us and affect our ability to stay focused while driving. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that one-third of all fatal car crashes could be attributed to road rage. To lower […]

Is Your Teenager Ready to Drive?

It is scary handing the keys over to your 16 year old teen driver and letting them go off on their own. You know  that once they’re on their own they have a whole new set of freedoms and distractions.  So, how do you know when your child is truly ready to hit the roads […]

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 […]

3 Ways to Prepare to Ride In the Passenger’s Seat While Your Teen is Driving

  When your teen first gets behind the wheel, there’s a lot of risk involved. As a parent or guardian, your first priority is to ensure they drive safely, especially when they’re out on their own. Use these four tips to prepare to ride in the passenger’s seat while your teen is driving, and perhaps […]

4 Tips to Save on Your Car Insurance

Your car insurance bill is something you pay on a monthly basis, perhaps on auto-pay, and then you don’t think about it again until the next month. Have you thought about ways to save on your car insurance? Auto insurance is not a fixed cost, and with some careful consideration, it can be lowered. Here […]

Happy Thanksgiving! What We’re Grateful for at Top Driver

Thanksgiving is a time to express gratitude for the many blessings in our lives. At Top Driver, we have plenty to be thankful for, so we’d like to share some of the things that are going well and deserve some appreciation:   Our Customers Like any company, our success is made possible because of our […]

Be Alert: The Most Common Mistakes Teens Make While Driving

As a new driver, you have a lot of pressure to properly learn and develop a new skillset and avoid making mistakes. Getting behind the wheel is a great responsibility that comes with some potential risks. To avoid making common driving mistakes, it’s important to first know what types of driving mistakes teenagers are making […]

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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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