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Teen Driving Privileges
Teen drivers need guidance and guidelines when they first get their driver's licenses. This is because they are still inexperienced and are largely unable to pay for a car or the expenses that go...
Top Riding Tips for First-Time Motorcycle Owners
Few activities are more exhilarating than riding a motorcycle for the first time. Motorcycles offer a fun ride and a fuel-efficient way to get around. However despite their benefits motorcycles can...
Teen Drinking and Driving
If you are the parent or guardian of a teen who will soon be testing to receive his or her driver's license then you may be understandably nervous. After all you care greatly about your child...
Five Most Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents
While some people ride motorcycles for recreation others rely on them for fuel-efficient transportation. Unfortunately motorcycles also offer less protection for you or your passenger in case of an...
Parent-Teen Driving Contracts
Communicating with your teen is one of the best ways to help them become a safe driver. A parent-teen driving contract is a great way to open up a conversation while laying out a firm set of driving...
If your teen is about to start driving what should you know as a parent about graduated driver's licenses? It is important for you and your teen to understand the rules when they can drive. When...
Tips for Parents of Teen Drivers
As a parent of a teenager who is learning to drive or already has their license you have a lot to think about. Although you want your kids to be independent you also know that he or she still need...
Teen Driving Legislation by State
Getting your first driver's license is a major milestone and one of the first steps towards adulthood. Getting that first license may seem like an overwhelming process. You are required to take...
Driving Laws change from state to state
If you are moving from one state to another, or even passing through a state on a road trip, it is possible that driving laws will vary. If you are not aware of these laws, you may be at risk for a...
Preparing for your Written Driving Test
The prospect of getting your driver's license for the first time can certainly be an exciting one. However, if you are a poor test taker or are nervous about the written exam for any other reason...
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Teen Driving Privileges

11 weeks 6 days ago by Elizabeth Erickson
Teen Driving Privileges
Teen drivers need guidance and guidelines when they first get their driver's licenses. This is because they are still inexperienced and are largely unable to pay for a car or the expenses that go with it. Until they prove that they can handle driving and paying for a car what guidelines should parents put in place? (more...)
Posted under: Teen Drivers

Top Riding Tips for First-Time Motorcycle Owners

11 weeks 6 days ago by Elizabeth Erickson
Top Riding Tips for First-Time Motorcycle Owners
Few activities are more exhilarating than riding a motorcycle for the first time. Motorcycles offer a fun ride and a fuel-efficient way to get around. However despite their benefits motorcycles can be deadly when used improperly. The following are some top riding tips for first-time motorcycle owners. (more...)
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Teen Drinking and Driving

11 weeks 6 days ago by Elizabeth Erickson
Teen Drinking and Driving
If you are the parent or guardian of a teen who will soon be testing to receive his or her driver's license then you may be understandably nervous. After all you care greatly about your child's safety and worry about him or her being behind the wheel. Still it is a teen's rite of passage to obtain a driver's license which means all you can do is prepare him or her to be as safe as possible on the road. One hazard that many parents may not consider when they speak to their teens about the inherent responsibilities that come along with having a driver's license is avoiding drugs and alcohol. (more...)
Posted under: United States

Five Most Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

11 weeks 6 days ago by Elizabeth Erickson
Five Most Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents
While some people ride motorcycles for recreation others rely on them for fuel-efficient transportation. Unfortunately motorcycles also offer less protection for you or your passenger in case of an accident. In fact motorcycle accidents are 35 times more likely to result in death than car accidents are according to data from the federal government for 2006. This study compared the number of deaths for each type of vehicle per mile traveled. Motorcycle accidents are inherently dangerous because riders lack the security that comes from being belted inside the protective shell of a metal vehicle. (more...)
Posted under: Motorcycle

Parent-Teen Driving Contracts

11 weeks 6 days ago by Elizabeth Erickson
Parent-Teen Driving Contracts
Communicating with your teen is one of the best ways to help them become a safe driver. A parent-teen driving contract is a great way to open up a conversation while laying out a firm set of driving rules. Here is a sample contract from the California DMV. There are many more contracts available online or you can even create your own custom contract. You can refer to the DMV practice test for your state for even more ideas to include in your contract. While your family may have its own special rules there are some items that should be in every parent-teen driving agreement. (more...)
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Graduated Driver Licensing Programs for Teen Drivers

11 weeks 6 days ago by Elizabeth Erickson
If your teen is about to start driving what should you know as a parent about graduated driver's licenses? It is important for you and your teen to understand the rules when they can drive. When Can Your Kids Drive? Most states mandate that your child does not drive alone on the the road during the overnight hours. While some states mandate that minors cannot drive after dark many states demand that teen drivers are off of the road by nine p.m. Looking at a DMV practice test can help you become familiar with the rules that your teenage driver has to follow. (more...)
Posted under: Teen Drivers

Buying or Leasing: Which Option is Best for Your Next Motorcycle

11 weeks 6 days ago by Elizabeth Erickson
Buying or Leasing: Which Option is Best for Your Next Motorcycle
As motorcycling enthusiasts know there is nothing like having your very own bike to ride whenever and wherever you choose. After obtaining your motorcycle operators license there are two financing options available for purchasing a motorcycle: buying and leasing. Figuring out which option is best for you will depend on many factors. (more...)
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Parenting Guide for Parents of Teen Drivers

11 weeks 6 days ago by Elizabeth Erickson
Parenting Guide for Parents of Teen Drivers
The moment that your teen driver receives his or learner's permit is a moment that you won't soon forget. As much as you love your child you also can't help worrying about what might happen when your teenager hits the open road. While you'll typically take the time to show your teen the basics of driving work with your younger driver on different types of roads and ensure that your teenager reads all the testing materials carefully you also want to take the time to sit down and discuss the potential hazards with your new driver. (more...)
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What to Look for in a Motorcycle Insurance Policy

11 weeks 6 days ago by Elizabeth Erickson
What to Look for in a Motorcycle Insurance Policy
So you finally passed your motorcycle permit test. Perhaps you bought your first bike or even the motorcycle of your dreams. No matter what your reason for riding you need to find a good motorcycle insurance policy. It's required by law just as if you were purchasing insurance for your car. This insurance plan won't just protect your new dream ride — it can protect you as well. Here are some tips on what to look for during your search for a motorcycle insurance policy. (more...)
Posted under: Motorcycle

Tips for Parents of Teen Drivers

11 weeks 6 days ago by Elizabeth Erickson
Tips for Parents of Teen Drivers
As a parent of a teenager who is learning to drive or already has their license you have a lot to think about. Although you want your kids to be independent you also know that he or she still need rules and guidelines to ensure safety on the road. What can parents of teen drivers do to help their children stay safe? (more...)
Posted under: Teen Drivers