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Does your car meet the requirements for the driving test
  So youve passed your written test, and now think youre ready to get behind the wheel for the last piece of the driving puzzle. Before you pull up to the curb in your refurbished, repaired,...
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?
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...
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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...
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 r
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&#39
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...
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 driver's education courses study DMV practice tests	 and spend hours behind the wheel learning to drive. Recent legislation across the country has made the process of getting a license more challenging for teen drivers in order to prepare teens to drive safely.
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...
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.
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...
Check speed limits that may differ 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...
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TEN SUPER AWESOME CAR HACKS FOR THE WINTER DRIVER

3 years 11 weeks ago by Abby
The winter can be a hard time for drivers, who live in locales where snowstorms and blizzards occur frequently. Even worse, maintaining your car can be the worst drag after three consecutive snowstorms have hit your area. We’ve searched on the all over the Internet for some quick car maintenance hacks that can make maintaining and driving your vehicle easier. (more...)
Posted under: Driving

BASIC VEHICLE MAINTENANCE TIPS THAT EVERY DRIVER SHOULD KNOW

3 years 23 weeks ago by Abby
Learning how to drive comes with a lot of responsibility. In addition to learning about the rules of the road as you prepare to take a DMV practice test, it is also important to learn about basic vehicle maintenance. Keeping up with the maintenance of your vehicle can possibly save you the time and expense of major repairs as well as keep you safe while driving. (more...)
Posted under: Car Maintenance

CHOPPER, LOW RIDER, TRADITIONAL BIKE: WHICH STYLE IS BEST FOR YOU?

3 years 23 weeks ago by Abby
Motorcycles come in as many varieties as the people who own and ride them. Knowing which type is best for you depends on several factors, including riding experience, the type of riding to be done and the size of the rider. Motorcycles have evolved into highly specialized vehicles over the decades and can suit many needs and riding styles. (more...)
Posted under: Motorcycle

17 TIPS AND TRICKS FOR DRIVING IN SEVERE WEATHER

3 years 23 weeks ago by Abby
Severe weather of all kinds can cause many problems for anybody caught by surprise out on the road. Here are a number of tips and tricks that you can use in order to stay safe. Earthquakes Movement of the ground while driving can disrupt the vehicle's ability to remain stable and grip the ground, so it is important to gradually slow down. (more...)
Posted under: Driving Safety

PASSING ON BAD HABITS TO YOUR TEENS (PART TWO)

3 years 23 weeks ago by Abby
You may have already studied up on the first part of this blog, but there are additional habits of mass destruction parents are handing down to the impressionable student drivers in their households. Before we get started, make sure you’re not reading this on your smartphone in the car with your teen. Setting a good example now will save you countless headaches and worry down the road. (more...)
Posted under: Driving

PASSING ON BAD DRIVING HABITS TO YOUR TEENS (PART ONE)

3 years 23 weeks ago by Abby
Whether parents like to admit it or not, they are teaching their kids bad driving habits. By the time teens get behind the wheel they will have spent hundreds of hours in the car with a parent. During that time they will have picked up countless driving habits without even realizing it. (more...)
Posted under: Driving Safety

TEN TIPS TO HELP YOU PASS THE ROAD TEST

3 years 10 weeks ago by Abby
Taking your on-road DMV driving test can be a stressful affair. Even though you can always retake the test, 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...)
Posted under: Road Test

TIPS FOR A HAPPY CAR: DO-IT-YOURSELF MAINTENANCE

3 years 28 weeks ago by Abby
So you've passed your driving test and are the proud owner of a brand-spankin’-new driver's license. Congrats! Perhaps you’ve managed to get yourself a car of your own, or maybe your Dad has reluctantly handed over the keys to his precious ride, hoping that you will keep it in the pristine condition he does. You both know that probably won't happen. (more...)
Posted under: Car Maintenance

FIVE TIPS FOR BUYING CAR INSURANCE FOR TEENS

3 years 29 weeks ago by Abby
Many insurance policies that include teen drivers can be quite costly. This is because teen drivers are considered to be a high risk for accidents. Drivers between the ages of 16 and 19 four times are more likely to be involved in collisions and car crashes than drivers of older age groups. (more...)
Posted under: Car Insurance

FIVE MOST CRUCIAL TIPS TO HELP RELIEVE BACK PAIN DURING LONG ROAD TRIPS

3 years 29 weeks ago by Abby
Road trips can be a lot of fun, but if you suffer from chronic back pain, road trips can be excruciating! While a long road trip may always be uncomfortable for a person who suffers from back pain, there are ways to make a road trip slightly more comfortable.   BUY A SPECIALIZED CUSHION OR PILLOW If you suffer from chronic back pain, you need a car seat that provides ample back support. (more...)
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