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What is a cognitive driver assessment?

What is a Cognitive Driver Assessment?

Driving skills can change. If you’re worried about someone’s driving it might be time to have them take a cognitive driver assessment. In partnership with SafeWay Driver Fitness Centers, Top Driver provides an on-road driving evaluation which is an objective and unbiased assessment. Definition of Cognitive Driver Assessment A cognitive driver assessment predicts the quality […]

What is the proper following distance when driving?

What is the Proper Following Distance When Driving?

By definition, proper following distance would be the distance you would have to be from the vehicle in front of you so that no matter what that vehicle does, i.e. slam on the brakes, you would not rear end that vehicle. Proper following distance is the distance between you and the car in front of you […]

Impaired Driving: What You Need to Know

Impaired driving is currently the leading cause of death in motor vehicle crashes. Impaired driving is a problem at all times and days of the week. “Driving Under the Influence” is defined as operating a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol, other drugs including cannabis (marijuana) prescribed for medical purposes, or intoxicating compounds and methamphetamine. In […]

Recap of National Teen Driver Safety Week

Last week was National Teen Driver Safety Week, which aims to raise awareness and seek solutions for preventable teen deaths and injuries on the road. With motor vehicle crashes being the leading cause of death for teens in the United States, we understand the importance of educating people about statistics and providing tips for developing […]

Why You Should Choose Top Driver as Your Teen’s Driving School

As a parent, choosing your teen’s driving school is a major decision. You want your teen to receive proper driving education and come away with the knowledge and resources to practice safe driving habits every time they get behind the wheel. So out of the several options that you have, what makes us stand out? […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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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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