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The Top Games to Play on Long Road Trips

19 Dec

If you’re like many Americans, you’re going to be traveling somewhere for winter break, Christmas, Kwanza, or New Year’s Eve pretty soon. Some people love long road trips, while others absolutely detest sitting in the car for hours on end. No matter which side of the coin you’re on, there are plenty of ways to […]

Why Driving on New Year’s Eve is Dangerous and How to Stay Safe

17 Dec

As 2014 comes to a close and 2015 approaches, many people are making their New Year’s Eve plans with family and friends. Although the 4th of July still tops the “Most Dangerous Driving Holidays” lists in America, New Year’s Eve and the early hours of New Year’s Day require extra caution as well. Driving Dangers […]

Can Simulation Booths Help Prevent Teen Texting While Driving?

15 Dec

By now, most teenagers in American have been warned repeatedly about the dangers of texting and driving. Yet sometimes the risk doesn’t feel all that real when you’re out on the road on your own. Some high schools around the country have established distracted driving programs to reinforce how real the risk is for young […]

Commonly Misunderstood Traffic Safety Laws

2 Dec

Drivers in America are required to take a written exam in order to get a driver’s license, but rules of the road are easily forgotten as the years go by. Even a quick poll of your family and friends will likely reveal how many basic traffic laws are forgotten, misunderstood, and misinterpreted. Although these discrepancies […]

Misunderstood Road Signs That Confuse Drivers

30 Nov

Fortunately, pretty much every driver on the road knows what a stop sign and a yield sign look like. However, there are many road signs posted in America and around the world that aren’t quite so clear. History of Road Signs Road signs actually date back to the Roman Empire, when stone columns were sculpted […]

8 Green Driving Tips to Protect the Environment

28 Nov

Although automobiles have gotten a somewhat nasty reputation for polluting the environment, there lots of ways to drive greener and protect the environment when you drive. Not only can some environmentally conscious driving choices help reduce your carbon footprint, but they can also save you a lot of money. Here are 8 green driving tips […]

Honking Dos and Don’ts: Horn Etiquette Tips for Drivers

24 Nov

Horn honking: if you’re like most drivers, you either you love it or you hate it! Some drivers use their horns to communicate effectively and alert other drivers, while plenty of others use horns to vent their traffic frustrations and perpetuate road rage. As a general rule, you should only use your vehicle’s horn when […]

Determining Who Has the Right of Way

23 Nov

The concept of “right of way” is especially important for young drivers with only a little experience on the road. Many traffic laws only state that the right of way must be yielded, but provide few instructions beyond this. In the most general sense, right of way means who has the legal right to go […]

How to Effectively Use Turn Signals on the Road

19 Nov

What percentage of the time would you say you use turn signals before making a turn or changing lanes on the road? Some drivers view turn signals as a courtesy, but their use is actually required by law. Turn signals provide an effective means of communication to let other drivers know where you are going […]

Top 5 Reasons Police will Pull You Over

17 Nov

Drivers never welcome the sight of flashing lights and the sound of wailing sirens behind them on the road. But getting pulled over by a police officer has happened to almost every driver at one time or another. Although no one is a perfect driver 100 percent of the time, there are lots of precautions […]