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‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled over’ Marks Beginning of Dangerous Fall Driving Season

'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' Campaign Launches in Time for Back to School

You know what time it is, parents. You’re likely out purchasing back-to-school supplies and ironing out bus schedules. But it’s also time to have that annual talk with your teen: drinking and driving is illegal. It’s not rocket science, but getting your teenager to understand the consequences can be pretty difficult. But time is of […]

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Preparing to Become a New Driver: Which States Require Drivers Ed?

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Driving is overwhelming for many new teen drivers. In fact, that’s the case for many adult drivers as well. Having to learn traffic rules and signs is terrifying and may seem complicated, especially when teens are trying to retain large amounts of information from so many sources. Throw in the added fear of veering or […]

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Parents: Tools to Help Your Teen Resist Using Their Phone While Driving

Parents: Tools to help your teen resist using their phone while driving

Teenagers live an “always-on” lifestyle. Whether calling, texting, using social media or taking selfies, many teens barely go a few minutes without tapping away on their phone. A 2016 survey revealed that 50% of teenagers felt addicted to their mobile devices, and 78% check their phones every hour. More than 70% of teens said they […]

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Guest Post: Should Parents be Teaching Their Teens How to Drive?

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This post is written by Sheila Dunn, Communications Director, National Motorists Association. View the original post on the NMA blog here. Our son will soon turn 16 and he has no interest in learning how to drive yet. I’m relieved. I don’t want to teach him how to drive especially since I drive a stick […]

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How to Remove Points from Your Texas Driver Record

How to Remove Points from Your Texas Driver Record

For new teen drivers learning how to drive for the first time, you might’ve heard of the point system. In the state of Texas, the point system is utilized to assess how many demerit points remain on one’s driving record, for different driving infractions. The type and severity of the violation determine the number of […]

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Driving on a Suspended License in Florida: What You Need to Know

Driving on a Suspended License in Florida: What You Need to Know

Some serious infractions, like a driving under the influence (DUI) conviction or being found at fault in a serious accident will cause you to lose your Florida drivers license. You can also lose driving privileges if you fail to make child support payments, fail a vision test, or fail to comply with a court order […]

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California Road Signs: What You Need to Know for the Driving Test

California Road Signs

You might think it’s as simple as red, yellow, and green lights as a new driver when studying all the California road signs drivers must understand. If this is how you go into your exam, however, it will likely lead to failure when sitting in for your test. As a new driver in California, you […]

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4 Types of Car Filters and What They Do for You

4 types of car filters and what they do for you

You have probably seen pictures of the black, sludgy lungs of tobacco smokers in health class. Mechanics can show you pictures of dirty car filters that are just as scary and clogged. A car engine won’t work well without dust and dirt-free air, clean oil, or clean fuel. Air filters are one of the four […]

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5 Safe Driving Tips from Truck Drivers

5 Things Truck Drivers Wish You Knew About Driving

Truck drivers are the backbone of American goods transportation. Everything from apples and steaks to televisions and cars are transported across the U.S. to the people who need them. It stands to reason that, given the average truck driver puts on 2,000 to 3,000 miles per week, they’ve seen a lot of traffic, which is […]

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Let’s Go Practice Driving—in a Parking Lot!

Let’s Go Practice Driving—in a Parking Lot!

Want to get your teen to stop playing video games and go outside? Here’s a trick that always works: Walk into the game room. Jingle the car keys to get his attention. Ask, “Want to drive the car?” You might get panic. You might get enthusiasm. You might get a hug. But you will definitely […]

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