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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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Say Hello to Tougher Texting-While-Driving Penalties, New York! by Alicia Sparks on

New York is beefing up its cell phone laws; rather, the penalties for violating those laws. Before today, all drivers–regardless of license type–faced a three-point penalty on their driving records if they were caught texting while driving. Sounds pretty standard, right? However, during a recent news conference, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that as of […]

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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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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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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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