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Requirements to Get a Driver Permit

by Melissa Crumish on

No more riding in the backseat. It’s time to take the wheel. But before your right foot can tap the gas pedal, you first need to obtain a drivers permit, or what some states call an instructional permit or a learners permit. Driver’s Permit Requirements The exact how depends on your state’s Department of Motor […]

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Safe Driving Tips for Teen Drivers by Melissa Crumish on

DVD players and state-of-the-art sound systems are pretty standard features in most vehicles these days, so it’s no surprise kids grow up viewing cars as mobile entertainment systems. Consequently, the serious responsibilities of driving get lost on teen drivers when they take the wheel for the first time. In their minds, they’re operating a four-wheeled […]

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How Traffic Ticket Penalties Affect Teen Drivers by Alicia Sparks on

Overall, teen drivers deal with many of the same traffic ticket penalties as adult drivers; the difference is, those penalties usually are just a smidge (or, a lot, in some cases) harsher. “But…that’s not fair!” Well, it depends on how you look at it. Teen drivers are still learning, and it’s important to instill good, […]

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Benefits of Taking Drivers Ed by Cara Hopkins on

Driver’s ed is a course you don’t want to miss. But if adding yet another class to your schedule doesn’t sound too cool, check out why it’s to your advantage to take driver education–especially if you’d like to see a driver’s license in your future. Why Take Driver’s Ed Your mom might be a good […]

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