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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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THE 5 CRAZIEST VEHICLES WE'VE EVER SEEN

3 years 47 weeks ago by Abby
 So you think you're cool because you drive a Ford Explorer? A Porsche? You ain't seen nothing yet.  Blue Light  Old lady who lived in a shoe? More like drove in a shoe!    Curazy  Are they upside down or are we?  ABC News  Car phone anyone?  NBC News That's one solution for high gas prices! Cloud Racing  The car's a bit boxy. Don't you think? (more...)
Posted under: Cars

5 WORST PARKING JOBS EVER

3 years 47 weeks ago by Abby
 We’ve all felt that frustration that someone parked in 2 parking spaces or blocked an entrance/exit, but these parking jobs are exceptionally bad! Who taught these folks how to drive?    yesdriving.wordpress.com What can you do when there are no spaces left? Make your own space, apparently. (more...)
Posted under: Bad Driving Habits

FIVE IMPORTANT TIPS TO HELP YOU PASS YOUR PERMIT TEST

3 years 47 weeks ago by Abby
Taking your permit test soon and want to make sure you pass? (more...)
Posted under: Driving Tips

HOW TO CHANGE A TIRE IN TEN EASY STEPS

3 years 47 weeks ago by Abby
Quick refresher course time: Flat tires always happen at the worst times – on your way to work, while out on a date, or when you already really have to use the bathroom. Auto Clubs like AAA can be a huge help in these situations, but knowing how to change the tire yourself will get you back on the road in no time at all. (more...)
Posted under: Car Maintenance

FIVE REASONS YOU SHOULD CHECK YOUR TIRE PRESSURE REGULARLY

3 years 47 weeks ago by Abby
  Driver's Ed Guru Quick refresher course time: Checking your car’s tire pressure is not just for owners of fancy sports cars. Keeping taps on your tire pressure helps ensure that your car is running smoothly and can minimize costs down the road. YOU CAN IMPROVE YOUR CAR'S HANDLING AND PERFORMANCE Your car was designed to be driven on tires that are properly inflated. (more...)
Posted under: Car Maintenance

FOUR QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE JUMP-STARTING YOUR CAR

3 years 47 weeks ago by Abby
Quick refresher course time: Not sure if you need to jump-start your car? Or want to make sure your teen knows when to jump-start his or hers car? Read and share this article detailing the four questions you should ask before jump-starting your car.  IS THE BATTERY THE PROBLEM? (more...)
Posted under: Car Maintenance

FIVE SIGNS YOUR CAR MAY HAVE BATTERY PROBLEMS

3 years 47 weeks ago by Abby
  Quick refresher course time: It happens to everyone at some point: you’re going about your day as usual, then you jump in your car to head out only to find that it won’t start. Could it be the battery? (more...)
Posted under: Car Maintenance

QUICK REFRESHER STEPS FOR CHECKING YOUR TIRE PRESSURE

3 years 47 weeks ago by Abby
Refresher course time! Checking your tire pressure is a simple way to keep your car operating smoothly and safely.  Want to brush up on how to check your tire pressure or are you interested in teaching your teenager the basics before you hand them the keys? Check out this quick tip article for checking your tire pressure. All you need is a tire gauge – a simple one will do the trick. (more...)
Posted under: Car Maintenance

QUICK REFRESHER STEPS FOR JUMP-STARTING YOUR CAR

3 years 47 weeks ago by Abby
Refresher course time! Want to brush up on how to jump-start your car or are you interested in teaching your teenager the basics before you hand them the keys? Check out this quick tip article for jump-starting your car. 1. Make sure that both cars are OFF. 2. Attach one of the red clamps to the positive (+) terminal on the battery that is dead. Be careful of the other red clamp. (more...)
Posted under: Car Maintenance

EIGHT THINGS YOU SHOULD DO THE 24 HOURS BEFORE YOUR PERMIT TEST

3 years 47 weeks ago by Abby
It’s easy the night before your permit test to study too much new information, party (to let off steam) or do other reckless behaviors that can worsen your chances of passing. The 24 hours before your permit test is very important and what you do during that time can have a tremendous impact on you the day of your test. (more...)
Posted under: Permit Test