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Illinois Cell Phone Laws: What You Should Know

Use of electronic communication devices in Illinois while driving comes with certain stipulations and possible penalties if violated. It is imperative that all drivers operating a vehicle in the state of Illinois be aware of current laws governing cell phone use while driving. Whether you are just passing through the ‘Land of Lincoln’ or are […]

What is Buzzed Driving?

“Every day, 29 people in the United States die in motor vehicle crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver. This is one death every 50 minutes,” according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC). It’s important to evaluate your warning signs of impairment. If you have consumed ANY alcohol, you should not get behind the wheel. […]

What to Look for When Selecting Auto Insurance for New Drivers

Now that you or your child are getting ready to hit the road, it’s important to know the various requirements and options for auto insurance and what each type covers. When looking at an insurance policy for a new driver, be sure to consider the following:   Bodily-Injury Liability If involved in a car crash, […]

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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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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. […]

Driving in Spring

Spring weather can be extremely unpredictable and create some dangerous driving conditions. Top Driver has created our top list of potential road hazards that you may encounter in the spring time. To learn more about Top Driver Education visit us online at www.topdriver.com or call (888) 471-5418    1.Rain & Flooding Rain and flooding conditions […]

Driving in April Showers

Spring weather can be extremely unpredictable and create some dangerous driving conditions. Top Driver has created our top list of spring driving tips. To learn more about Top Driver Education visit us online at www.topdriver.com or call (888) 471-5418. Anticipate Gusts When gusty winds start to crop up, do your best to anticipate and counteract […]

Top 6 Winter Driving Tips For New Drivers

Despite the recent fluctuations in the weather due to climate change, the winter weather conditions are still abysmal for many regions across the United States. Severe weather can creep in on us when we least expect it, making clearing off our cars a hassle and driving in it extremely dangerous. Even if you’re a seasoned driver who’s been on […]

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