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7 Reasons Student Drivers Fail Their Written Permit Exam

by Jen Lamboy on

Passing your written DMV permit exam really is a no-brainer. But you gotta be smart about it, and avoid the pitfalls that cause numerous students to fail. And you can start by following our Dos and Don’ts. 1) Don’t Cram For Your Permit Exam The road to landing your driver’s permit harbors no shortcuts. So don’t think […]

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How to Choose a Drivers Training Program by Nadia Ibanez on

Whether you’re a teen driver, an adult ready to get your first drivers license, picking the right driver’s training program is nothing to scoff at. Learning how to drive properly and safely takes time and practice, therefore finding the best course and driving school — that is also state-approved — should be of the utmost […]

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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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Transferring a Learner Permit to a New State by Nadia Ibanez on

Whether you are a teen who’s following the family as they relocate to a new state, or you are a learner permit holder who had to move because of work or any other reason, transferring DMV-mandated documents is something to take care of soon after you relocate. Tips on Transferring Your Learner Permit to a […]

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Teen Driver Safety: Seat Belt Use by Melissa Crumish on

The facts don’t talk, they shout: Out of any driving demographic, teen drivers are the least likely to buckle up. This despite having the highest accident rate out of any other driving demographic per 100,000 drivers. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for 15 to 20 year olds in the United States. […]

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Graduating From a Drivers Permit to a Restricted Drivers License by Kat Saks on

The road to obtaining full driving privileges for the first time can be long and winding. Depending on your age and state-dictated rules, you might need a drivers permit and then a restricted drivers license before you can apply for a full driver’s license. This is called the Graduated Driver’s License (GDL) program, and is […]

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