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Monthly Archives: June 2018

A Brief Look at Florida Traffic Laws for First-Time Drivers

Florida Traffic Law for First-Time Drivers

Ah, the Sunshine State. When it’s not hurricane season, it’s a great place to visit (or retire), a place we normally associate with crisp beaches, clear ocean, and bobbing sailboats. But with more than 270,000 miles worth of asphalt, Florida is indeed a roadway-heavy state. And with more than 4 million tickets issued per year, […]

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How to Select the Best Car for Teen Drivers

How to Select the Best Car for Your Teen

So, your teen is ready for their first vehicle. As a parent, you understand the freedom that driving a vehicle supplies. You’re also aware of the fact that different cars bring different pros and cons, and some may not be the best choice for your son or daughter. So, what is the best way to […]

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Driving Position Safety: Tips for Women

Is the position of your driver’s seat putting you in danger? A study has shown that female drivers wearing seat belts are 47% more likely than men to be seriously injured in collisions because of their smaller stature and preferred driving positions. Airbags can deploy at speeds of up to 200 mph! If you’re too […]

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Texas Vanity License Plates: Everything You Need to Know

Getting a vanity license plate in Texas is generally a straightforward process. What you’ll specifically need to do depends entirely on the type of plate customization you’re looking for. Through the Texas DMV website and the Texas site at MyPlates.com, you can research specific plates and learn more about your options. In this article, we’ll […]

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DriversEd.com’s 5 Family Road Trips to Take in 2018

DriversEd.com's Best Family Road Trips of 2018

What will you do with your two week’s vacation with the family? There are generally three schools of thought regarding a summer vacation: Staycation (home), destination (elsewhere), and exploration (road trip). We’re all about learning here at DriversEd.com, so our favorite road trip is the exploration kind, as opposed to staying put or jetting overseas. It’s the […]

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5 Tips for Driving through Florida’s Alligator Alley

Driving through Florida’s Alligator Alley

While Florida has more than 20 million people, it also has more than 1.25 million alligators. And the reptiles’ large population wasn’t worrisome enough, their attraction to roadways will be: alligators enjoy Florida’s hot tar roads, as they like the hot surface. Whether you’re a resident or a tourist, there are 5 things you should […]

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Parents: 4 Safety Tips to Protect Your Teen Driver this ‘100 Deadliest Days’ Season

Teen Driver Safety Tips for '100 Deadliest Days'

Memorial Day marks the start of “100 Deadliest Days” for teen drivers. During this time—which ends on Labor Day—the risk of fatal collisions dramatically increases. More than 1,050 people were killed in crashes involving a teen driver during the same period in 2016, which is an average of 10 people per day—a 14% increase compared to […]

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10 Foods You Shouldn’t Eat behind the Wheel in Honor of National Donut Day

Eating while driving

It’s National Donut Day! What better way to celebrate a Friday holiday than with circular baked goodness, right? Well, before you head off to Krispy Kreme—and trust us, we hate to be the bearer of bad news—know that donuts are one of the worst things you can eat behind the wheel. No, not because of […]

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