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Let’s face it: when it comes to new drivers, the absolute best of the bunch are still among the bigger risks on the road. A good drivers education program, however, creates the mindset your children need to make it past the “new driver” stage. Such programs impart a sense of responsibility, and knowledge that goes far beyond trailing distance and K-turns.
- For parents, looking back at baby pictures of your child can be fun; remembering the good times and the curiosity that your child held about everything new in life.
- Today you look at your child and realize that she’s suddenly become a teenager and the bike is long gone.
- What happens next is inevitable; learning how to drive on 4-wheels instead of two.
“One thing that online drivers education does over a traditional classroom is it begins to instill that sense of independence.”
Let’s face it: when it comes to new drivers, the absolute best of the bunch are still among the bigger risks on the road. A good drivers education program, however, creates the mindset your children need to make it past the “new driver” stage. Such programs impart a sense of responsibility, and knowledge that goes … Read More
Driving on New Year’s Eve is recognized as a high-risk choice. Dark roads, cars full of loud partygoers, and inebriated drivers are a deadly mix. Could it be any more dangerous? It can: add some eager children running around on those unlit streets. Please be especially careful when you’re driving on Halloween. Key Takeaways: As … Read More
The Commonwealth Of Virginia requires the fulfillment of a drivers education course for all new drivers. Like many other states, Virginia uses its public school system to deliver that course. What does that mean for homeschoolers? There’s no need to panic. Even outside of the school system, the process for meeting the requirement is straightforward. … Read More
Google Maps latest enhancement is Lists – a feature that allows users to assign their favorite locations to self-defined categories. It’s only the latest step in the evolution of Maps from an add-on to a revenue center. With over one billion Maps users and an ever-increasing share of e-commerce funneling through smartphones, the potential is … Read More
Are you chalking up to old age and slowly realizing your surroundings are becoming just a little less familiar and a little more questionable? Test your mental integrity with this practical online drivers ed program. With this handy online tool, one can test their sharpness and tact in their own privacy, while potentially safeguarding friend, … Read More
Winter weather with cold temperatures, snow, and ice, requires drivers to take some precautions. Being proactive can save your life. This includes utilizing new safety technology, a charged battery, knowing how to react when skidding, checking your tires regularly, as well as bringing along an emergency kit, which includes necessary tools and provisions. Key Takeaways: … Read More
A recall means that your vehicle’s manufacturer or NHTSA has determined there is a defect in your vehicle which represents a risk to your safety, or that the vehicle doesn’t meet basic Federal safety regulations that all vehicles sold in the United States must meet. It could be a defect that causes you to lose … Read More
It’s a harrowing statistic, but according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrations National Severe Storms Laboratory, approximately 70 percent of winter weather-related injuries occur in an automobile. In areas where snow is a rare event, cars can slide off icy roads and become stranded in freezing weather, leaving passengers stuck right there with them. … Read More
Google Maps puts Yelp on notice with new review features highlighting a city’s latest hot spots and serving up brutally honest restaurant reviews are Yelps bread and butter, but it seems Google is keen to eat the apps lunch. Google Maps has breadth, but Yelp offers depth for reviews In terms of points of interests, … Read More
Depending upon where we live, we may have brutally hot summers, Arctic-like winters, or regular torrential rainfalls. No matter where we find ourselves, we – and our vehicles – are likely to face extreme weather conditions for some part of the year. You need to know how to maintain your car for your particular brand … Read More