Monthly Archives: August 2017

Popular distracted driving webinar now free and available to the public

Did you know distracted driving was the reason behind more than 3,400 fatal collisions in 2015? Distraction is deadly, and eDriving is working to reverse the dangerous trend. eDriving has now released its popular July webinar, “The 7 Stages of Distraction Denial,” online for all drivers to learn from and review. For the webinar eDriving […]

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Teen talk: “Finally, my time to drive is here!” Contributing Writer Alexis David has kept an ongoing diary for us as she takes our California online drivers ed course. Here’s her fifth entry. Being a passenger was a routine thing that I took for granted. As a passenger, I could sleep in the car, eat, listen to music without being distracted and admire […]

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4 strategies for dealing with aggressive drivers

Reacting to Aggressive Drivers

A common wisdom says that you can’t control other people, you can only control your reactions to them. The same is true for your interactions on the road—particularly when it comes to aggressive drivers. We’ve all encountered them: those impatient drivers who need to go as fast as possible and react angrily if they perceive […]

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Texas fights distracted driving with new DL requirement

New Driver Course to Combat Distracted Driving

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will implement a new driver’s education requirement Sept. 1 that mandates all drivers 18 and older participate in a one-hour driving course on distracted driving. The Impact Texas Young Drivers (ITYD) course tackles one of the biggest safety issues today: the plethora of mobile devices, as well as […]

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Teen blogger Jett Roberts talks 1-on-1 with a driving instructor teen blogger Jett Roberts, 16, is a student at Bishop O’ Dowd High School in Oakland, California. Jett is working toward obtaining his drivers license and currently drives under adult supervision with a California permit. As you know, if you’ve finished the online training, to qualify for your license you must have clocked […]

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Classroom instruction vs. online drivers education: What you need to know

Classroom instruction vs. online drivers education: Which is right for your teen?

With no set nationwide regulations for drivers education, it can be difficult locating the right resources to help you decide what type of drivers education is best for your teen. We’ve prepared a short guide to inform you about the country’s two most common types of drivers education courses: Classroom instruction and online drivers ed. […]

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