Safety & Driving

Find info on traffic alerts, 511 traffic systems, vehicle & tire recalls, tips for driving in hazardous conditions, state-specific safety laws, & more.

In This Section
  • Safety Laws

    Safety laws. Stay informed on cell phone, car seat, seat belt, headlight, headset, window tinting, & child safety laws.

  • Driving Distractions

    Distracted driving is one of the most dangerous threats on the road. Find out which distracted driving behaviors to watch out for, how to prevent yourself from doing them, and how to keep yourself safe behind the wheel.

  • Elderly Driver Safety

    Find information for mature and elderly drivers, including tips on driving safely, when to think about turning in the keys, and taking a mature driver safety course.

  • Motorcycle Safety

    Motorcyclists can find more on touring, safe riding, bike basics, motorcycle helmets, & more.

  • Travel & Road Trip Safety

    Getting ready for a road trip? Let our travel guide help you get the most out of your journey and stay safe.

  • Vehicle Maintenance Tips

    Learn the basics of vehicle maintenance such as how to change your oil, a tire, or a fuse, check tire pressure, detail your car, store a vehicle, & more.

  • How To Pack An Emergency Kit

    A well-prepared roadside kit can make a huge difference in a driving emergency. Here’s how to build a roadside emergency kit for your personal needs.

  • How To Parallel Park

    A guide to assist you in learning how to parallel park.

  • How To Drive A Stick Shift

    Driving a manual transmission is tricky and requires great deal of skill. We’ll help you learn how to drive a stick in this step-by-step guide.

  • How To Change a Tire

    Need help changing your tires? Our guide will assist you on how to change your tries safely & easily.

  • When to Use Your Headlights

    Here are some tips and tricks to using your headlights, no matter what time you’re on the road.

  • Hand Signals Guide

    Using hand signals while driving is an incredibly important way to stay safe on the roads. We’ll help you understand how to use hand signals.

  • Intersections & Right of Way

    Yielding the right of way at intersections can be confusing for many drivers. Here are the requirements and best practices you need to know.