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Tips on Extending Your Car’s Life

by Melissa Crumish on

Your car is more than validation for owning a drivers license. It’s also a huge investment. With so much financially at stake, it’s in your best interest to keep the vehicle in peak condition, getting as many miles out of it as you can. To help your efforts, consider the following tips on how to […]

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Knowing the Safety Laws When Driving Out of State by Melissa Crumish on

Driving across state lines brings changing scenery, changing perspectives, and changing laws. To ensure that your road trip is colored only with five-star memories, educate yourself on the driving laws of the specific states you’ll be visiting. Driving Laws to Learn Regardless of how honest your explanation after getting stopped, pleading, “I didn’t know” generally […]

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Road Trip Tips: Plan a Fun and Safe Drive by Melissa Crumish on

Whether you’re embarking on a three-day trip into the next state, or a three-week cross-country journey, a five-star road trip requires a keen balance of spontaneity and advanced planning. To help with your road trip, heed the following advice before switching into Kerouac-mode: Make sure your vehicle is in sound working order – a cracked […]

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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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The ABCs of Pavement Markings and Road Signs by Cara Hopkins on

In addition to mastering the feel and control of a vehicle, beginning drivers must also learn a brand new language – the language of road signs and pavement markings. For those of us who took our license exam way back in the 20th Century, or who have been driving for at least a year or two, deciphering […]

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Avoid Mixed Signals By Learning Basic Traffic Signals by Nadia Ibanez on

If unfamiliar traffic signals leave you feeling like a deer in the headlights, you might want to boost your traffic signal IQ. When you fully understand the traffic signals you encounter on the road, you stand a better chance of driving safely and avoiding traffic citations. Read on to learn the meaning behind basic traffic […]

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Safe Motorcycle Riding Gear by Melissa Crumish on

After settling on a motorcycle, focus on outfitting yourself with proper motorcycle riding gear. Don’t skimp. Don’t put it off. Make it a priority, for proper riding gear is as essential as gas in the tank and riding with your motorcycle license. Check the Motorcycle Handbook for Gear Guidelines If this is your first motorbike […]

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