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How Much Do Distraction, Emotion, and Other Unsafe Behaviors Increase Driving Risk?

In drivers ed classes, you hear a lot about the dangerous things you can do as a driver that will make you more likely to get into a crash. But just how dangerous are they? Unfortunately, we can usually only answer this question indirectly, by looking at the crash data compiled by the National Highway […]

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Are Sports Cars Drivers Jerks?

Do people have an innate sense of carte blanche when they’re driving sports cars? Should we just chalk up the entitlement to human nature? Nothing really says power on the road like a V-double digit engine. The horsepower makes a driver feel powerful. And yes, people in power don’t necessarily have the best reputations for […]

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Driving styles that drive us crazy

There are certain driving styles that drive us crazy! No one is perfect. At DriversEd.com, we make sure to think of others on the road every single day. In addition to covering our bases with updated rules and refreshers, we also try to practice common courtesy and common sense, which the following types of drivers do […]

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Extreme Road Rage on the Autobahn

A German lorry (that’s a European term for “truck,” apparently) driver has had an extreme, prolonged case of road rage on the autobahn. (The “autobahn” is the highway system in Germany, also known as the “Bundesautobahn.” (Ed. Note: If you would like to know more about the Autobahn, here is a video that will not teach you anything except that […]

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Driving Instructor in West Virginia Got Arrested for Teaching a Student Dangerous Maneuvers

A driving instructor from West Virginia was recently arrested for teaching a student how to perform donuts. The instructor is being charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor as well as destruction of property. The instructor, Edwin Anderson, claims he taught his student how to do donuts so that she could learn vehicle […]

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Texas Defensive Driving: a Solution for Super-Commuters in Houston and Dallas

Many of us know firsthand that getting to and from work can take a lion’s share of our free time during the weekdays. Workers who spend the longest time on their daily commute are called super-commuters, and the majority of these live in the Houston and Dallas metropolitan areas. Can a Texas defensive driving course […]

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Worst Driving Habits: Are You Guilty?

What are you pet peeves behind the wheel? Personally, I can’t handle it when people don’t use their turn signals. (Signaling is so easy! Seriously, why doesn’t everyone do it all the time?) If you can’t stand it when other people cut in front of you or keep weaving between lanes, you’re not alone. Cutting […]

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How to Deal with Road Rage

Dealing with emotions can be tricky business, especially when it comes to controlling irritation or disappointment. It can be hard to restrain yourself and behave appropriately when you feel like acting out. Some psychologists think that holding everything inside you is a bad habit, but taking out your anger on innocent people around you can […]

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