Monthly Archives: October 2015

How Much Does a Car Crash REALLY Cost?

The assumption: if you get into a collision, it’s going to cost you a few bucks. The reality:  it’s more than just “a few”.

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5 Crash Avoidance Tips You Won’t Learn in Driver’s Ed

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Yes, we realize that we are in the Driver’s Ed business – you should still take one of our courses, even though we’re going to give you some pro tips in this post. Driving is a skill, and like any skill, certain things are only learned from experience. We’re going to save you a bit […]

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Your Parents Lied To You: Driving Myths Debunked

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Mom and Dad mean well. Really, they do. But as you’ve probably suspected for a while – dating back to the time when you went swimming right after you ate a cheeseburger and weren’t seized by horrible, horrible cramps that caused you to drown – some of the scary warnings that your parents have given you aren’t entirely […]

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New Driver, Bad Roads: Tips For Safe Driving in Fall and Winter

For most of us, fall and winter mean a change in the weather; as the temperatures begin to drop, road conditions become more dangerous. Driving in rain, ice or snow can be a nerve-wracking experience for new drivers. Here are some tips to keep you safe on the roads when the weather takes a turn for […]

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Drivers Ed Confidential: Top Three Mistakes Student Drivers Make

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Admit it—you’d give anything to know just what your driving instructor thinks of you. More specifically, you want to know exactly what your driving instructor thinks you’re going to mess up. Since we want you to succeed, we thought it would be fun to ask our staff of state-licensed driving instructors the burning question: what […]

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Help, I’ve Been in a Crash! A Guide to Your First Collision

The period after you first get your license can be exhilarating, a time of experiencing the world from an entirely new perspective. But no matter how safely you drive, the odds are good that eventually you’ll be in a crash. For most drivers, a collision is more or less inevitable: according to the NHTSA, every […]

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Why We Use Crash, Not Accident, When Talking About Collisions

If you’ve ever had someone tell you about crashing their car, or if you’ve ever spoken about getting into a collision yourself, the conversation probably began with these words: “I was in an accident.” Whether it’s a story in the news or a personal anecdote, most people tend to use “accident” when talking about a […]

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Share the Road: Why Bicyclists Deserve Drivers’ Respect

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In cities and towns all over the country, more and more people are using bicycles to get around. If you think about it, this should come as no surprise: they’re lightweight, portable, and inexpensive—and to use them, you don’t need to have an insurance policy or buy gas all the time, either! But though bicycles […]

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