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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!”

DriversEd.com 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 DriversEd.com driving instructor

DriversEd.com 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 DriversEd.com 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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Surprise! 4 unexpected driving situations and how to handle them

When driving, watch for deer or wildlife crossing signs, which are placed in areas where animals are known to congregate.

Even the safest drivers will encounter surprising situations on the road now and then. But newer drivers have encountered fewer surprises, which can make them scarier, not to mention more dangerous. During any surprise on the road, the most important thing to do is remain calm so that you can rationally think through the safest […]

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Drivers Ed Diary Entry No. 4: Staying focused through the final chapters

California online drivers ed training

DriversEd.com Contributing Writer Alexis David has kept an ongoing diary for us as she takes our California online drivers ed course. Here’s her fourth entry. As my drivers ed experience comes to a close, I’ve been thinking ahead to the future driving lessons I’ll soon be able to take. Then, I’ll finally be able to […]

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Know before you go: Who’s in my car?

Know before you go: Who’s in my car?

The busy days of summer are here, putting more cars on the road and drivers behind the wheel. But before you get into the driver’s seat, ask yourself—who’s in my car? It sounds funny, but it’s important to be aware of who you’re driving with. Not only are you battling more-congested-than-normal roadways this summer (see […]

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3 Things I Learned After Taking eDriving’s One More Second Defensive Driving Course

Merge like a zipper when entering highways

[Amy Tarczynski, eDriving's contributing teen writer, details her driving experience since completing One More Second.] I screamed in my car the other day when I was driving. It wasn’t a yell, and it wasn’t an “AHH!”  It was a full-bellied shriek. My voice probably scared my passenger more than the inciting incident did. Here’s what […]

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