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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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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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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 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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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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