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How Parents Can Encourage Their Teen Driver to Limit Distractions

I’m sure you’re all too familiar with the frequency in which your teen texts, but did you know that texting while driving is the most dangerous distraction? In fact, people who text while driving are 23 times more likely to be involved in a crash. That’s why it’s important to understand that when your teen […]

5 Tips to Being a Good Driving Role Model for Your Teen

It takes a great amount of time and practice to become a good driver. According to the Office of the Illinois Secretary of State, “Traffic crashes are the leading cause of death among young people ages 15-20. Nearly one in five licensed 16-year- olds are in a vehicle crash and, per mile driven, his/her fatality […]

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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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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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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. […]

Traffic Circles and Roundabouts

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Recent Teen Driving Study

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Tips for Better Parallel Parking

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Illinois Graduated Driver License Program

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What NOT to do when Teaching Your Teen To Drive

It can be a scary time when your child becomes old enough to drive. Yet with setting a good example, enrolling them in a great driving classes, and avoiding these mistakes listed below; your teen can be learn to be an intelligent driver through his or her lifetime. 6 Deadly Mistakes Parents Make When Teaching […]

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