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  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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Five Most Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

6 years 4 days ago by Elizabeth Erickson
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 accident. In fact motorcycle accidents are 35 times more likely to result in death than car accidents are according to data from the federal government for 2006. This study compared the number of deaths for each type of vehicle per mile traveled. Motorcycle accidents are inherently dangerous because riders lack the security that comes from being belted inside the protective shell of a metal vehicle. (more...)
Posted under: Motorcycle

Parent-Teen Driving Contracts

6 years 4 days ago by Elizabeth Erickson
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 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 rules there are some items that should be in every parent-teen driving agreement. (more...)
Posted under: Parents of Teens

Graduated Driver Licensing Programs for Teen Drivers

6 years 4 days ago by Elizabeth Erickson
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 Your Kids Drive? Most states mandate that your child does not drive alone on the the road during the overnight hours. While some states mandate that minors cannot drive after dark many states demand that teen drivers are off of the road by nine p.m. Looking at a DMV practice test can help you become familiar with the rules that your teenage driver has to follow. (more...)
Posted under: Parents of Teens

Buying or Leasing: Which Option is Best for Your Next Motorcycle

6 years 4 days ago by Elizabeth Erickson
As motorcycling enthusiasts know	 there is nothing like having your very own bike to ride whenever and wherever you choose. After obtaining your motorcycle operator��?��̫s license	 there are two financing options available for purchasing a motorcycle: buying and leasing. Figuring out which option is best for you will depend on many factors.
As motorcycling enthusiasts know there is nothing like having your very own bike to ride whenever and wherever you choose. After obtaining your motorcycle operators license there are two financing options available for purchasing a motorcycle: buying and leasing. Figuring out which option is best for you will depend on many factors. (more...)
Posted under: Buying A Motorcycle

Parenting Guide for Parents of Teen Drivers

6 years 4 days ago by Elizabeth Erickson
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 po
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: Parents of Teens

What to Look for in a Motorcycle Insurance Policy

6 years 4 days ago by Elizabeth Erickson
So you finally passed your motorcycle permit test. Perhaps you bought your first bike or even the motorcycle of your dreams. No matter what your reason for riding	 you need to find a good motorcycle insurance policy. It's required by law	 just as if you were purchasing insurance for your car. This insurance plan won't just protect your new dream ride ��?��̨ it can protect you as well. Here are some tips on what to look for during your search for a motorcycle insurance policy.
So you finally passed your motorcycle permit test. Perhaps you bought your first bike or even the motorcycle of your dreams. No matter what your reason for riding you need to find a good motorcycle insurance policy. It's required by law just as if you were purchasing insurance for your car. This insurance plan won't just protect your new dream ride ��?��̨ it can protect you as well. Here are some tips on what to look for during your search for a motorcycle insurance policy. (more...)
Posted under: First Motorcycle

How Parents Influence Their Teen's Driving

6 years 4 days ago by Elizabeth Erickson
Even though it may seem that your teenager is trying hard to be as unlike you as possible you have more influence than you might imagine. If you have bad driving habits	your teen is very likely to develop many of the same habits. Think about the following tips so that you can be a good driving role model.
Even though it may seem that your teenager is trying hard to be as unlike you as possible you have more influence than you might imagine. If you have bad driving habits your teen is very likely to develop many of the same habits. Think about the following tips so that you can be a good driving role model. (more...)
Posted under: Parents of Teens

Are Motorcycles Only Suitable for the Summer Months?

6 years 4 days ago by Elizabeth Erickson
It is no secret that motorcycles are very popular during the summer when temperatures are warm and sunny. However what about the winter months? Are motorcycles even safe to ride during the winter? If you are a motorcyclist looking to expand your riding time into winter then have no fear as long as you follow some simple rules riding in the winter can be a safe and pleasant experience.
It is no secret that motorcycles are very popular during the summer when temperatures are warm and sunny. However what about the winter months? Are motorcycles even safe to ride during the winter? If you are a motorcyclist looking to expand your riding time into winter then have no fear as long as you follow some simple rules riding in the winter can be a safe and pleasant experience. (more...)
Posted under: Buying A Motorcycle

How to Find a Reputable Motorcycle Repair Shop Near You

6 years 4 days ago by Elizabeth Erickson
When you are in need of a motorcycle repair you need to be sure you find a reputable shop to take it to. If your motorcycle was wrecked in an accident contact your insurance company first as they may be able to help. Some tips can also ensure you get back on the road quickly and without spending a lot of money.
When you are in need of a motorcycle repair you need to be sure you find a reputable shop to take it to. If your motorcycle was wrecked in an accident contact your insurance company first as they may be able to help. Some tips can also ensure you get back on the road quickly and without spending a lot of money. (more...)
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Teen texting and driving

6 years 4 days ago by Elizabeth Erickson
Getting a license is a milestone every teenager anticipates but new drivers face more dangers than ever before. With all the recent headlines about the dangers of distracted drivers	 parents are scrambling for ways to stop their kids from texting while driving. According to this report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration	 20 percent of drivers between the ages of 18 to 20 claim that texting while driving has no effect on their ability to drive but that same age group has the h
Getting a license is a milestone every teenager anticipates but new drivers face more dangers than ever before. With all the recent headlines about the dangers of distracted drivers parents are scrambling for ways to stop their kids from texting while driving. According to this report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 20 percent of drivers between the ages of 18 to 20 claim that texting while driving has no effect on their ability to drive but that same age group has the highest crash rate of all drivers. As a parent how can you prevent your teen from becoming another statistic? (more...)
Posted under: Parents of Teens