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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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What is a Hardship Driver’s License? by Melissa Crumish on

Depending on your state, you may be eligible to apply for a hardship license, or what is also referred to as a hardship permit or a restricted learner’s permit. Not all states offer hardship licenses for teen drivers; usually, these licenses are restricted to rural states. In a nutshell, a hardship license is only available […]

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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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How to Save Time Preparing for the Drivers License Test by Melissa Crumish on

Preparing for a drivers license written test (also referred to as a knowledge test) requires absorbing a lot of material. This bears especially true if you’re a new driver. In addition to learning driving rules, you must also be able to identify road signs by shape and color, know what precautions to take when driving […]

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Teenage Boy Studying for Drivers License Practice Test
Types of Drivers License Practice Tests by Melissa Crumish on

Preparing for the written portion of your drivers license test requires studying your Department of Motor Vehicle’s (DMV) manual for the specific license you’re aiming to obtain (drivers, motorcycle, commercial). In most states, you can download driver handbooks and manuals online. After studying the license manual, you next want to gauge your test preparedness by […]

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