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6 High Way Driving Tips for New Drivers

3 years 51 weeks ago by Free DMV Practi...
Freeway in Portland, OR
Highways have been a vital component to many people's daily commute to work for countless decades. The rules of a highway vary from state to state, but here are some tips that will universally benefit drivers all around the globe, making sure that you arrive at your destination alive. (more...)
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New Driving Laws in New York

3 years 51 weeks ago by Free DMV Practi...
As of January 1, 2011, the move over law went into effect requiring New York motorists to slow down and move over when passing an emergency vehicle that is stopped on the shoulder of a multi-lane road or highway. Drivers on single lane roads must slow down and proceed with caution. Violators will be fined $275 and receive two points on their driver's license. The Ambrose-Searles Move Over Act was named after two law enforcement officers who were killed after being struck by passing vehicles. Onondaga County Deputy Sheriff Glenn Searles and State Trooper Robert Ambrose both lost their lives while responding to roadside emergencies. (more...)
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10 Tips to Help You Pass the Road Test

4 years 3 days ago by Free DMV Practi...
Tips for Passing your Road Test the First Time.
Taking your on-road DMV driving test can be a stressful affair. Even if you comfort yourself with the thought that, if you fail, you can always take the test again, having to pay the not insubstantial fee again is not a very comforting prospect. So if you want to make sure you pass your on-road test the first time around, here are some tips to keep in mind. (more...)

Distracted Driving Laws in Texas

3 years 51 weeks ago by Free DMV Practi...
According to the Texas State Transportation Institute, over two-thirds of teenage drivers admitted to using a cell phone while driving. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that distracted driving accounts for nearly 20 percent of all traffic fatalities in the nation. The State of Texas enacted two new laws that address distracted driving prohibiting the following: (more...)
Posted under: CDL Laws

Massachusetts Driving Laws for the New Year

3 years 51 weeks ago by Free DMV Practi...
Cell Phone & Text Messaging Bans The State of Massachusetts passed new laws prohibiting drivers from texting while driving. The ban went into effect on October 1, 2010 and also prohibits the use of cell phones for any driver under the age of 18. The current laws prohibit the following: (more...)
Posted under: Cell Phone Driving Laws

New Driving Laws in Illinois

3 years 51 weeks ago by Free DMV Practi...
Speeding in Illinois Can Be Costly As of January 1, 2010, the State of Illinois enacted new legislation targeting people who are guilty excessive speeding. Law enforcement officers will no longer just be issuing a citation to drivers. Anyone who operates a motor vehicle over a certain limit will be facing the following criminal charges: (more...)
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Arizona Driving Cell Phone Driving Laws

3 years 51 weeks ago by Free DMV Practi...
Arizona Driving Laws for 2011, including New Legislation Pending in Arizona, such as Senate Bill 1538 , House Bill 2446, and Senate Bill 1111. These new driving laws will affect all drivers. (more...)
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New Driving Laws in Georgia

3 years 51 weeks ago by Free DMV Practi...
New Cell Phone Laws in Georgia, the State of Georgia has recently enacted new legislation regarding the use of cell phones while driving. House Bill 23 for drivers under the age of 18, and Senate Bill 360 which is for drivers of any age. (more...)
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New Colorado Driving Laws

3 years 51 weeks ago by Free DMV Practi...
New legislation was recently enacted in Colorado and is aimed at keeping children safe while being transported in a motor vehicle. As of August 1, 2010, all babies under one year of age who weigh less than 20 pounds are required to be securely belted into a rear-facing car seat. They must be placed in the back seat of the vehicle. In addition, the following laws must be adhered to: (more...)
Posted under: Car Seat Laws

Distracted Driving Becoming An Epidemic

3 years 51 weeks ago by Free DMV Practi...
Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol has been a huge problem in American society. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 11,000 people are killed each year in an alcohol related accidents. Many of those drivers had a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .15 or above. While these statistics are alarming, fatal crashes involving alcohol have actually decreased over the past two decades. Distracted driving has become the number one problem in the nation and cell phones are involved in 1.6 millions accidents each year (more...)
Posted under: Cell Phone Driving Laws