Don’t Abuse Your Freedom: What You’ll Learn After Getting Your License

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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 […]

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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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Driving Etiquette

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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

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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

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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

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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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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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Tips for Better Parallel Parking

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If you're uneasy about parallel parking, you aren't alone. It's one of the most common reasons people flunk their driving tests, and even those who manage to pass aren't always comfortable with it. If you live in a large city, like Chicago, parallel parking is an essential skill to have. You'll need to learn how [...]

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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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