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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 […]

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 […]

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 to Get Discount Auto Insurance in Florida

13 Oct

Save Money On Florida Car Insurance

Getting a driver’s license is a rite of passage into adulthood. It’s something to look forward to during the turbulent teenage years and symbolize the type of freedom that is only gained through wisdom and age. However, an increasing number of Florida teenagers are skipping past this important life milestone because of finances. It’s not […]

What to Know about the Texting and Driving Ban in Florida

6 Oct


Last year, Florida joined a large majority of states to prohibit texting and driving throughout the Sunshine State. Although this law has been in effect for the past year, many Florida residents are still unaware of its implications or unwilling to comply with the law. Here’s what you need to know about Florida’s texting ban. […]

Essential Safe Driving Tips for Teens

28 Jun

Teen Driving Safety Did you know that crashes are the leading cause of teen death in Florida, as well as across the country? Did you also know teen drivers are far more likely to be involved in a crash than older drivers? This means, believe it or not, that your parents really are better drivers […]

What You Will Learn In Your Drug & Alcohol Class

17 Feb

All first time drivers under the age of 18 in the state of Florida are all required to take a Traffic Law and Substance Abuse Education Course, also known as TLSAE, D.A.T.A, Drug and Alcohol or Permit Course. The reason for this course is simple – minors need to be aware of the effects of drugs […]

Basic Florida Traffic Laws & Highway Safety

9 Dec

Before heading out on the road, there are some basic traffic rules and safety tips you need to learn. Although these do not cover all Florida laws, it’s a good starter guide for the inexperienced driver. Train Crossing – What do I do? When you stop for the train, stop at least 15 feet from […]

Getting Your Florida Driver’s Permit

9 Dec

Ready to get your first license? A Florida learner’s permit, or restricted license, is a permit issued to drivers at least 15 years of age of have met the minimum requirements of the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. Those requirements include passing a written, hearing and vision exam, as well as completing a traffic law […]