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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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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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What is a Driver Prep Course? by Melissa Crumish on

Passing a written drivers license test (also referred to as a knowledge test) is a challenge. As a teen who has never operated a car, you’re tested on material – driving laws, reading road markings, driving in inclement weather – you have no experience with other than while observing as a passenger from the front […]

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Teen Auto Insurance Discounts by Kat Saks on

Whether you’re the proud parent of a new teen driver or a teenage driver yourself, you know that the costs of driving add up. After you pay for drivers education classes, hand over the fees for the permit or license, and buy the car, you still need to consider one more cost: auto insurance. Teen […]

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Tips for Parents Teaching Their Teens How to Drive by Melissa Crumish on

The thought of your teen driving, just a couple years removed from middle school, is difficult to grasp. Rather than deny it, though, it’s best to accept and do your best to teach your child sound driving skills. To help with the process, consider the following. Before Each Driver Training Session Take time to map […]

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Learn the Difference Between Drivers Ed and Driver Training by Nadia Ibanez on

Learning how to drive as a teen driver isn’t easy. Fortunately, states offer driver’s education and driver training classes to ease the learning process. Some teens may get the two confused. To help you out,  here’s a breakdown of the difference between driver’s ed and driver training. What Is Drivers Ed? Teens can enroll in a […]

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