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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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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The Ins & Outs of Snow Tires

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If you live in a cold weather state like Illinois, you’ve probably heard of snow tires – or winter tires. However the details of these particular tires can be elusive to first time buyers. Top Driver wants to make sure you know the ins and outs of snow tires before you make this big investment […]

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5 Tips for Buying Your First Car

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One of the most exciting and challenging things about being a new driver is buying your first vehicle. During this time it’s hard to balance your logic from your wants. Top Driver wants to make sure that you weigh all of the important details before making this big decision, so we’ve created a list of […]

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Winter Driving Mistakes

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There are some common driving mistakes that even a seasoned driver may make when it comes to winter driving. Top Driver wants to make sure that our drivers are safe through the winter months. To find out more about Top Driver, visit us online at www.TopDriver.com or call us at 800-374-8373. Not Minding Your Tires […]

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Top 10 Tips for New Drivers

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Top Driver wants to keep all our new, young drivers safe on the roads. These are our top ten tips to keep you safe as you hit the roads for the first time. Obey the speed limit. Though speed limits may seem arbitrary to you sometimes, they are developed by infrastructure experts. Speed limits are designed […]

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Rules of the Road: Passing

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Knowing when it is safe to pass and when it’s not can save your life. Here are Top Driver Education’s rules of the road for passing. Never Pass if… …the car in front of you is already going the maximum speed limit. If you have to speed in order to pass the car in front […]

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