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Drivers Training Requirements: Do You Have to Enroll in Drivers Training?

by Melissa Crumish on

Teen drivers between the ages 16 and 19 have the highest crash and traffic violation rates out of any other driving groups. To counter this grim statistic, many states have implemented stricter driver license requirements, and one of those requirements mandates completion of a driver training course. Teens usually take this behind-the-wheel course after passing […]

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Who’s Required to Take Drivers Training by Melissa Crumish on

Pursuit of a drivers license sometimes requires completing a driver training course. Your state determines this, usually basing it on age. To learn your state’s drivers training requirements, consult the following list: Alabama: Drivers younger than 18. Alaska: Not required. Arizona: Not required. Arkansas: Not required. California: Drivers between 15 1/2 and 17 1/2. Colorado: […]

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What is Drivers Training? by Melissa Crumish on

Driving experience is pivotal to passing a road or skills test. During the exam you’re graded on all driving facets, from integrating into traffic to parallel parking to obeying road signs – all simple tasks to the experienced driver. So, how do you gain experience? Easy answer: Enroll in a drivers training program. What You’ll […]

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Adult Drivers Ed: Learning to Drive After You Turn 18 by Nadia Ibanez on

Learning to drive as an adult is generally easier than taking the wheel during your teen years. Because unlike a teen, you, in the minds of DMV officials, have a better grasp on road-responsibilities, resulting in a reduced list of requirements and restrictions. Why Take a Driver’s Ed Course Depending on your state, driver’s ed […]

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DMV New Resident Checklist by Melissa Crumish on

Moving to a new state creates a lengthy Things to Do list: checking out schools, contacting utility companies, figuring out which neighbors to avoid … Faced with so many undertakings, it’s easy to forget to contact your local Department of Motor Vehicle’s (DMV) after relocation. Depending on your situation you may need to update all […]

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Why Pay to Take a Drivers License Practice Test by Melissa Crumish on

Before first-time drivers can get behind the wheel of a moving car, they must first obtain a learners permit. This requires passing a drivers license written test, or what some call a knowledge exam. This test features a series of multiple choice questions (the exact number varies with state, but usually in the 20 to […]

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How to Save Time Preparing for the Drivers License Test by Melissa Crumish on

Preparing for a drivers license written test (also referred to as a knowledge test) requires absorbing a lot of material. This bears especially true if you’re a new driver. In addition to learning driving rules, you must also be able to identify road signs by shape and color, know what precautions to take when driving […]

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