Driving Courses for Individuals with ADHD

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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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Tips for Dealing with Heavy Traffic

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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

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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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Vehicle Inspection Tips

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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 […]

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Recent Teen Driving Study

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Teen drivers have mastered basic skills, according to a recent study published in Injury Prevention, but they lack advanced skills that could keep them safe on the highway. For the study, teen and adult drivers took a 35-minute "drive" in a simulated driving assessment (SDA). The drive included 22 of the high-risk conditions most likely [...]

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Ohio Graduated Driver Licensing

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Many states in the U. S. have graduated driver licensing programs. This means that there are several levels of driver's license for Ohio residents, depending on the age of the driver, the amount of hours they have spent on the road and in training, and other factors. There are also requirements for providing proper identification [...]

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Illinois Graduated Driver License Program

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Like most other U.S. states, Illinois law requires new teen drivers to participate in a graduated driver license program designed to help new drivers have an easy time with the transition from their initial training at driving schools to full driving privileges. The Illinois Department of Motor Vehicles requires teen drivers to go through three [...]

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Michigan Graduated Driver Licensing Program

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Michigan has joined a large number of states in the country by developing a Graduated Driver Licensing Program that allows teen drivers to gradually build their skills as a motor vehicle operator over time. This program slowly increases teen driving privileges as they advance through the program, giving them more confidence and greater abilities behind [...]

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Winterize Your Car

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Winter is just around the corner and both new and experienced drivers will benefit from taking steps to winterize their cars.  The best time to winterize your car is before the first frost, but oftentimes drivers wait until after the first major snowfall, which oftentimes is too late.  At Top Driver driving school we encourage […]

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Recent AAA Study

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As state and federal funding for drivers education courses decreases more and more novice drivers are opting to skip driving school, but a recent study published by AAA shows that teenage drivers who miss out on drivers education are more likely to get into traffic accidents or receive traffic convictions. Teenage drivers who attend courses [...]

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