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3 Driving Skills You’ll Learn by Taking Drivers Ed

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Many teens gawk in disgust at the possibility that they’ll have to enroll in a drivers education course. They think about how annoying it will be to sit in 30+ hours of listening to an instructor talk about road signs, and then teach them how to parallel park around a few cones when they finally […]

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Take It from This Mom: 3 Ways to Support Your Teen through Drivers Ed

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Editor’s Note: This post was written by Michelle Kennedy Hogan, a Hawaii-based mother of eight children who has sent four teenagers through drivers ed and is currently training with teen No. 5. Sitting in the passenger seat while your baby is in the driver’s seat of the family car can be unnerving. Suddenly, all you […]

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Mentor: A parent’s helping hand during supervised driving practice

How can you continue improving your driving skills beyond the driving test beyond trial and error? Our answer: Mentor for Families.

So, your teen is ready for supervised driving practice. That’s excellent! But, where do you, as the parent, begin? The process can seem a little daunting. But, with a helping hand, you can use the supervised practice period to shape your teen into a safe, confident driver who is ready for anything on the road. […]

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

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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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Drivers Ed Diary Entry No. 4: Passing the Road Test

DriversEd.com Contributing Writer Grace Keller has kept an ongoing diary for us about her drivers ed experience. In her latest installment, she details how she feels now that she’s passed her road test. Grace Keller is delighted to have passed the Maryland road test! The end of my drivers ed experience came quicker than I had […]

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California Drivers Ed Diary: Entry #2

[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.] It’s funny how you can connect events in your life to movies. You can connect it to feelings, or cliché moments, or a similar event that […]

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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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Self-Parking Cars: Are They REALLY Safer?

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Easy question for those of you who are getting ready to get your first driver’s license: what part of your driving test are you most worried about? If your palms are sweating just thinking about the Parallel Parking requirement, you’re not alone—parallel parking can strike terror into the heart of even the most experienced driver. And […]

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“The Driving Dead” and 6 More Shocking, Funny, and Unforgettable Safe Driving PSAs

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To improve road safety, there are several things we can do. First, we can pass new laws or strengthen the laws that already exist in order to discourage dangerous driving behaviors. Second, we can improve how these laws are enforced by hiring more peace officers or making certain offenses a higher priority.

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Drivers Ed Meets Pop Music: The History of Teen Crash Songs

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If there’s one thing that everyone who’s ever taken a drivers ed course is familiar with, it’s those movies. You know the ones. A crash survivor remembers the friend who wasn’t so lucky. A grieving parent mourns the child they’ll never see again. A critically-injured driver recalls the bad decision that left them disabled for […]

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