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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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BEST STRETCHES FOR LONG DRIVES

4 years 26 weeks ago by Abby
STIFF NECK To help alleviate a stiff neck caused by cramping start by sitting in a chair. Grab the right side of your seat with your right arm and straighten your arm out. Reach over your head with your left arm, aiming to touch the top of your right ear. (more...)
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TERMS TO KNOW FOR YOUR PERMIT TEST (M-S)

4 years 26 weeks ago by Abby
Manual Transmission Vehicles with manual transmissions require you to shift gears, depending on how fast your vehicle is going. Vehicles with manual transmission have a clutch pedal next to the brake. Maximum Speed Limit Speed limits are posted on most roadways. They regulate the speed of traffic based on ideal driving conditions. Maximum speed limits are not recommendations. (more...)
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TERMS TO KNOW FOR YOUR PERMIT TEST (F-L)

4 years 26 weeks ago by Abby
Following Distance The following distance is the space between your car and the car ahead of you. It is important that you maintain as safe a following distance as possible between you and other vehicles on the road so that you may avoid or prevent dangerous situations from occurring. (more...)
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TERMS TO KNOW FOR YOUR PERMIT TEST (A-E)

4 years 26 weeks ago by Abby
Aggressive Driving Aggressive driving is a traffic offense or combination of offenses, which should be avoided. Following too closely, failing to signal, honking more than necessary, distracted driving and/or speeding can be offensives that can characterize an aggressive driver. (more...)
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FIVE WAYS TO RELIEVE PERFORMANCE ANXIETY BEFORE TAKING YOUR DRIVING TEST

4 years 26 weeks ago by Abby
Mild performance anxiety can be unpleasant and sometimes disturbing. Extreme performance anxiety can be incredibly debilitating. If on the day of your driving test you’re feeling anxious and worried about your performance, consider these five ways to relieve performance anxiety. (more...)
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TOP SIX BIGGEST DISTRACTIONS

4 years 26 weeks ago by Abby
We all do it. Drive distracted sometimes when we know we shouldn’t. Distracted driving occurs whenever a driver is preoccupied by an activity that may take his mind off the road or his hands off the wheel. Here are the top six biggest driving distractions. Try to avoid them if you can!  Driving Too Lost In Your Thoughts And Feelings Had a bad day at work? (more...)
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TOP TEN FUN GAME APPS FOR THE ROAD

4 years 26 weeks ago by Abby
Never ever game and drive. The road and the cars around you deserve your full attention. Now, with that PSA out of the road, here’s a list of ten fun game apps that you can suggest to restless passengers or excitable children to keep them occupied. Fruit Ninja Who doesn’t like slicing up fruit? (more...)
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SEVEN THINGS TO DO WHEN YOU'RE SELLING YOUR CAR

4 years 26 weeks ago by Abby
Finally selling ol’ faithful that car that saw you through every big life event or saying goodbye to a clunker you never wanted? Or really are you just selling a perfectly fine car cause you need the cash and you don’t need to drive anywhere. Whatever your reason for selling your car, sometimes the task can be a little more than stressful. (more...)
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FIVE WAYS TO PASS TIME WHILE YOU WAIT AT THE DMV

4 years 26 weeks ago by Abby
Trips to the DMV don’t always have to be gut-wrenchingly awful, especially if you go prepared. Here are the five best ways to pass the time while you wait at the DMV. Remember the happier you are at the DMV, the more swiftly time may pass as you wait. DOWNLOAD A NEW ALBUM OR SONGS Been thinking you need a new work out playlist? (more...)
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FIVE SUMMER DRIVING TIPS

4 years 26 weeks ago by Abby
Summer is officially here. By now you must have already felt the warm rays of a high sun and seen the happy faces of relieved pedestrians who can finally exchange their snow boots for sandals. (more...)
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