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New Ohio Teen Driving Laws

30 Jun

New regulations affecting teen drivers in Ohio go into effect on July 1. Driving Hours Under the new regulations, teen drivers who have had their license for less than a year will no longer be allowed to drive between the hours of midnight and 6 a.m. unless a parent or guardian is in the car […]

Using 511 for Traffic Information and More

12 May

Everyone is familiar with dialing 911 for emergency situations. In the past, you may have even dialed 411 for information and directory assistance or 311 for nonemergency services and city information. But one of the most important three-digit numbers for drivers to know is 511. Have you ever dialed 511 while on the road? What […]

How our Florida DATA Course Helps You to Get Your Permit

6 May

The process of getting your learner’s permit can seem like a pain, and admittedly, there are quite a few hoops you have to jump through before you can get behind the wheel. But as with so many things in life, there’s a hard way and an easy way to go about getting it done. We […]

The New California Undocumented Driver’s License Law

25 Mar

In case you haven’t been reading about it in the news lately, a new California law went into effect in January that extends legal driving privileges to undocumented immigrants. Although California is the tenth state to allow formerly undocumented immigrants to get a license, it’s significant because the state has one of the largest undocumented […]

Our Online Driver Ed Guide: What Do We Offer in Your State?

28 Jan

First Time Driver is a resource offered by the American Safety Council designed to equip individuals with the tools and information that they need to get their first driver’s license. We offer a variety of courses across America to serve the needs of new drivers who are faced with different state requirements. To help you […]

Driving in Georgia: Understanding Joshua’s Law

22 Jan

As you may know, driver’s license laws vary from state to state and unfortunately are oftentimes put into place because of a local tragedy that has taken place. This is the case with Joshua’s Law, a Georgia-specific law that applies to sixteen-year-olds who want to get their driver’s license. Here’s a little bit of background […]

The Top 5 California Road Trips

19 Jan

When it comes to road tripping in America, there’s just something special about the state of California. Stretching along the Pacific Coast, this West Coast state has a little bit of something for every traveler. In fact, California’s scenic roads and highways are often just as exciting as the destinations you have in mind! Here […]

Texting While Driving in Florida: Are the Laws Changing?

10 Jan

Using a mobile phone while driving isn’t just unsafe, it’s illegal and punishable by fines in many states. However, many of the fines are so small that they’re easy to ignore. Texting and driving is a difficult violation to enforce, and police forces around the country have struggled to make drivers put their phones away […]

How Oklahoma is Cracking Down on Impaired Drivers

19 Oct

Around the holidays, there’s always a big crack down on drunk drivers around the country. Unfortunately, many holiday celebrations involve both alcohol and travel, so impaired driving becomes more of a problem than usual. This past Labor Day weekend, Oklahoma law enforcement agencies joined the national campaign, “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.” During this […]

How to Stay Safe on Ohio Roads This Winter

16 Oct

Anyone who’s spent some time in Ohio knows that winters can be brutal. Maybe this is your first winter in Ohio or perhaps you’ve been living your entire life in the Buckeye State. Regardless, everyone can use a little refresher course about safe driving this time of year. Here are some tips for staying safe […]