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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When to Use the Passing Lane

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How to Choose: Right or Left Lane? On roads with multiple lanes, drivers often see signs that say "Slower Traffic Keep Right" or "Keep Right Except to Pass." While this seems self-explanatory at first glance, there is a strong debate about what these signs truly mean. Are they polite guidelines, meant to remind us how [...]

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Chicago’s Toll Roads

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New drivers and those new to the Chicagoland area, need to learn about the tollway system to efficiently traverse the area. Chicago toll roads can be confusing, so it's wise to learn what to look out for and how to navigate the toll system as early as possible. Which Chicago-Area Expressways are Toll Roads? The [...]

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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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Driving Along Lake Shore Drive

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Lake Shore Drive Flooded Last Friday commuters on Lake Shore Drive were met with a surprise when portions of the drive were covered in water. Motorists were urged to take alternate routes and to drive carefully. High winds and waves as high as twenty-three feet were the cause of the flooding.  The worst hit area […]

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Illinois Cell Phone Laws

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As of the beginning of the year all hand-held devices are banned while driving in the state of Illinois, which means no talking, texting or emailing while driving. You can use a phone if you are using a speakerphone or headset in most circumstances: when in school zones, during constructions zones or if you are […]

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