Monthly Archives: October 2013

What’s the Penalty for Texting and Driving in Your State?

Texting Behind the Wheel Costs $10,000…or $20 Texting while driving. Everyone knows it’s dangerous, but people do it all the time anyway, even in the 41 states where it’s illegal. But there’s a price for this risky behavior, depending on the state you live in. In Alaska, the maximum penalty for texting and driving is a whopping […]

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Infographic: Trends in Teen Driver Safety

Did you know that it’s National Teen Driver Safety Week? At DriversEd.com, basically every single week is devoted to teen driver safety. So naturally we couldn’t miss this opportunity to talk about helping teens be safer drivers. Trends in Teen Driver Safety Let’s begin with facts and figures. Check out the infographic below to see […]

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Check out the new car wraps on DriversEd.com’s training vehicles!

As you probably already know, DriversEd.com went through a massive upgrade. We made all our online courses compatible with mobile and tablet devices, updated graphics and animations in the courses, and redesigned our whole website. While we were at it, we also prettied up our BMW MINI Cooper and Countryman training vehicles with some new […]

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Discover What’s New at DriversEd.com

Here at DriversEd.com, we’ve been working pretty hard on some huge improvements. Now we’re excited to reveal these new features to you! Here’s a quick rundown on how DriversEd.com just got even better than ever. Check it out and leave us a comment to let us know what you think! Smartphone and Tablet Compatibility You […]

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Oh, Deer! Beware of Animals in the Road

It’s deer season, and drivers should take extra care to avoid hitting animals in the road from now through January. The number of collisions with deer is especially high during this period (and the worst in November) because it’s the season for deer breeding and migration. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, collisions with […]

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Bicycles & Technology Reduce Car Use

Bicycles and technology have helped reduce the use of cars by 7 percent since 2005, according to KUFH Houston Public Radio. By using smartphone apps that make it easy to identify the availability of public bikes in Houston, young people have been part of a big shift in consumption trends that lean towards a decrease in […]

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