FDPT / blog
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...
Click here to ask your driving related question.

Ask a driving related question on AnswersforDrivers.com.

Free DMV Practice Tests Blogs

Instilling Good Driving Skills In Your Teen

6 years 4 days ago by Elizabeth Erickson
Obey laws to set a good driving example for your teen
To a teenager, getting a driver's license is a monumental achievement. Although you as a parent want your teen to be as independent as possible, you must teach them good driving skills before they go out on their own. How do you instill those good skills in your teen driver? (more...)
Posted under: Parents of Teens

Applying For A handicapped Plate After Moving

6 years 4 days ago by Elizabeth Erickson
Handicap Plate
If you have moved to a new state and are handicapped, you will want to be sure you apply for a new handicapped plate with the state you now live in. The plate does not always transfer over from one state to another. The DMV may require that you submit documentation from your doctor and go into a local office to take a written exam. A DMV practice test can help you prepare for this test. (more...)
Posted under: Handicap Plate

Teaching Your Teen To Drive Safely

6 years 4 days ago by Elizabeth Erickson
Safe Driving for Teens
As a parent of a teen driver, it is only natural that you worry about your child and the idea of him or her getting behind the wheel of a several-ton vehicle. However, there are plenty of steps you can take toward teaching your child safe driving habits, so that you can enjoy greater peace of mind once he or she inevitably obtains a driver's license. Many parents are most worried about the possibility of their teens getting into an accident, especially since a teen's first few years of driving tend to be the most likely time for a collision to occur. Parents should set their minds at ease--at least a little--by learning that the majority of accidents that involve teen drivers do not result in serious injury. You can help to prevent your teen from engaging in unsafe driving habits by sitting down and having a talk with them about driver safety. Here are some tips you may wish to arm your own child with. (more...)
Posted under: Parents of Teens

Tips For Licensed Drives On Passing The Driver's Test In Their New State

6 years 4 days ago by Elizabeth Erickson
Getting a new license in your new state
When you move from one state to the next, you'll need to get a new license in your new home. Most states require a written exam to test you on your knowledge, so you will want to be prepared to pass the test the first time. (more...)
Posted under: Driver's License

Graduated Driver Licensing Programs For Teen Drivers

6 years 4 days ago by Elizabeth Erickson
Teen License laws
"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. (more...)
Posted under: New License

How To Find The Best Deals On Motorcycle Insurance

6 years 4 days ago by Elizabeth Erickson
Deals on Motorcycle Insurance
Are you tired of feeling like you are overpaying for your motorcycle insurance? If so, it may be time to shop around for a better deal on your premium. Regardless of where you live or how much coverage you need, there are most likely some ways in which you could go about saving a significant amount of money on your bike insurance. This is especially true if it has been more than 12 months since the last time you shopped around. (more...)
Posted under: Adult

Parenting Guide For Parents of Teen Drivers

6 years 4 days ago by Elizabeth Erickson
Learning what to do in driving situations
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...)
Posted under: Good Driving Skills

Common Traffic Safety Laws That May Vary By State

6 years 4 days ago by Elizabeth Erickson
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 ticket or arrest if you commit a violation. Here are some common traffic safety laws that may vary by state. (more...)
Posted under: Driving Laws

Preparing For Your Written Drivers Examination

6 years 4 days ago by Elizabeth Erickson
Practice 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, then you may not be feeling all too confident about passing. (more...)
Posted under: Drivers License

Tips For Parents Of Teen Drivers

6 years 4 days ago by Elizabeth Erickson
Have teens pay for their insurance
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: Driving