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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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How to Obtain a Restricted Driver’s License by Melissa Crumish on

Driving Loophole During License Suspension Depending on several factors (such as your state’s regulations, for starters), you might be eligible to drive during license suspension with a restricted driver’s license. (Also depending on your state, these licenses are referred to as an occupational licenses, Cinderella licenses, probationary licenses, hardship licenses, work licenses, and limited licenses.) […]

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Reapplication Fees and Other Expenses for a Suspended License by Melissa Crumish on

A suspended driver’s license delivers serious ouch. Besides the obvious costs associated with the initial traffic ticket which resulted in the license suspension, there are plenty of other hidden fees and expenses that emerge during reapplication. Suspended License Fees and Other Costs If you have a suspended license, you can expect to deal with the […]

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How to Reinstate a Suspended License by Melissa Crumish on

License Suspension Notice from the DMV Your state’s DMV determines your reinstatement plan based on the license suspension. For example, a license suspension for excessive points might have different reinstatement requirements than a license suspended for driving under the influence (DUI) or failing to maintain car insurance. The DMV will mail you a suspended license […]

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Top 6 Reasons for License Suspension by Alicia Sparks on

Each state has a list of reasons for eventual or immediate driver’s license suspension, but we’ve collected six of the most common reasons a driver ends up with a suspended license. 1. Point Accumulation Most states have a point system that assigns points to both minor and major traffic offenses. Once a driver reaches a […]

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