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Driving In Heavy Rain

Getting stuck driving in heavy rains can be a scary experience. Your car could hydroplane, it’s harder to brake quickly and accidents are much more common. Here are some tips for safe driving in a rainstorm. Turn your headlights on Rain reduces visibility on the road, making it harder to see approaching cars and judge […]

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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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Keeping Your Car’s Value High

When you buy a car, you want to keep it in good working condition as long as possible. There are plenty of reasons to regularly maintain your car—spending money on your car now can lead to a longer life and less money spent on fixing problems down the road. It can also mean that you’ll […]

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Most Common Driving Violations

Getting a traffic ticket is no fun. It causes a time delay from getting pulled over, usually costs a few hundred dollars in fines, add points to your license, cause your insurance costs to go up, and may even require you to go to traffic school. People who’ve been driving for a long time may […]

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Tips for Dealing with Heavy Traffic

Few things are more frustrating than getting stuck in a massive traffic jam. Whether it’s caused by an accident on the road, construction or just general rush hour backup, driving in traffic is less than ideal. It can also be dangerous. Here are some tips for driving when there are a lot of other cars […]

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Why You Actually Need an Oil Change

If you have no oil in your car’s engine, the metal pieces are rubbing together as you drive, creating friction. Oil lubricates your engine and keeps it from overheating. You can’t run a car without any oil in it. You probably aren’t doing that, since most cars will have oil in them when you buy. […]

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Cross Country Driving Considerations

Cross-country road trips are an important part of the American driving culture. It is the best way to bounce between national sights and local festivities. However, these trips require a lot of preparation and planning. Here are some considerations to make when you are planning such a trip. To learn more about Top Driver, visit […]

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Vehicle Inspection Tips

Just because your state does not require you to get your car inspected annually does not mean that your car is in safe condition. You should always be on top of your vehicle’s overall health and take note of any unsafe signs. Contrary to popular belief, you do not always have to pay someone for […]

Little Known Traffic Laws

Typically when you’re getting pulled over, you know you’ve been speeding, are not wearing your seatbelt, or have somehow committed a moving violation. However, if you’re getting pulled over and you have no idea why, take note! These little known traffic violations could be to blame. To learn more about Top Driver Education visit us […]

5 Driving Tips that Can Save Your Life

It can be easy to hop in your car every day and go about your business, forgetting that you’re in a powerful machine that’s moving very fast! If you’re not careful and conscious, you could do some serious damage to your vehicle and yourself. Here are Top Driver’s top five favorite tips for staying safe […]

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