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How to Pass Your Driving Test the First Time: Avoiding Common Mistakes

[Guest post by instructor and car captain Eva Flores! We'll be running a series of posts by her, getting her insights into everything related to driving lessons. In this post, she talks through a common problem for new drivers: being nervous about getting behind the wheel, and provides tips to overcome a fear of driving.] […]

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“My son is starting to drive”: A Parent’s Thoughts

I’m having another one of those moments…one where I can’t believe I’ve reached this point in Jeffrey’s life. He turned fifteen in February and it is time to lay the foundation of learning how to drive! Both fear and excitement grip me as I realize how quickly we’ve reached this milestone. A blink in time. […]

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Getting My License and Daily Life: More Than Just Point A to Point B

[Written by contributing writer Amy Tarczynski. Check out her previous articles.] College is a drastically different experience than high school. When I think about what my life was like just a couple of years ago, I remember the obvious milestones first: big races that I won, Prom, taking the SAT, and learning to drive. That […]

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Is my teenager ready to drive?

As the parent of a child approaching the age at which they can learn to drive, there is certain to be one question that keeps coming to mind: “Is my teenager ready to drive?” It’s a good question. Learning to drive is a big step and not one to be taken lightly. Driving requires responsibility, […]

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Choosing a Driver Education Course in Texas: How to Pick Between Parent-Taught Drivers Ed and Professional Instructor-Led Drivers Ed

Choosing a driver education course in Texas may seem like a tricky task: there are many options and providers out there. But with DriversEd.com, getting a drivers license in Texas doesn’t have to be confusing, difficult, or expensive. DriversEd.com is America’s largest driving school, and we offer drivers education options to suit all families. So, […]

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California Drivers Ed Diary

[Written by DriversEd.com Contributing Writer Alexis David, who is keeping an ongoing California drivers ed diary for us, detailing her experiences going through our California online drivers ed course.] When I watch my parents drive, I realize a few things. (1) they can stay up while driving in the early mornings or the late nights […]

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Three Steps to Overcome Fear of Driving

[Guest post by instructor and car captain Eva Flores! We'll be running a series of posts by her, getting her insights into everything related to driving lessons. In this post, she talks through a common problem for new drivers: being nervous about getting behind the wheel, and provides tips to overcome a fear of driving.] […]

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Drivers Ed Diary: Entry #3

[Written by DriversEd.com Contributing Writer Grace Keller, who is keeping an ongoing drivers ed diary for us, detailing her experiences going through one of our online drivers ed courses. Check out her earlier entries here and here.] I’m currently on the fourth lesson module of my online driver’s ed course. It’s definitely taking a sharp […]

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Practice Driving, Skill-Building, and Muscle Memory

[Written by contributing writer Amy Tarczynski.] Today I rowed a boat for the first time in six weeks. As a collegiate rower, it’s a big deal to be back on the water after a stretch of only training on land. The first few minutes always feel a little bit wobbly, but my body still remembers […]

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Driving in the New Year: Driving Resolutions and Getting Past Our Driving Vices

As the year winds down, I find myself thinking a lot about making 2017 … better than 2016. I don’t have control over much other than myself, of course, so most of the ways I’ve identified to improve the future start with me (and, I hope, don’t end there). My list might look a little […]

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