Learning Defensive Driving

Planning and preparing before you begin driving is extremely important. Defensive driving begins with making sure your vehicle is in safe running order. Before going on the road, check the lights, fluids, belts and tire conditions to make sure that the vehicle is safe. On a personal level, check yourself to make sure you are.. read more →

What to Do After a Car Accident

After an accident occurs, making sure no one is hurt should be first and foremost on any young driver’s mind. But thinking clearly and remembering what to do after a wreck in dealing with the other driver, the police and the insurance company can make a big difference in the amount of money you might.. read more →

Driving Abroad

Those who are planning to take a road trip vacation should perform essential car maintenance checks, such as oil, cooling fluid and tire pressure. Drivers should also familiarize themselves with the driving rules and the road conditions of the countries they plan to visit. Below is a short guideline we have put together to help.. read more →

Driving with Friends

While learning how to drive, teens must take two tests, one written and one behind the wheel. This also means they need to take two different classes before they take each test. Teens should listen in these classes and be mature. The first step to being safe is to be taught correctly. You should become.. read more →

Don’t Become a Statistic – Wear your Seatbelt

Nothing is worse than hearing about the death of people who didn’t wear their seat belts, especially when it is revealed later that they would have survived if only they had buckled up. The seat belt was not designed as a car decoration, or to be selectively worn on highways or mountainous roads. The seatbelt.. read more →

Traffic Sign and Road Marking Knowledge Improves Driving

Learning how to operate a car does not necessarily make you a good driver, your safety is also determined by how attentive you are on the road. This is why it is of utmost importance that you are able to understand the meaning of all traffic signs and make correct use of them. Traffic signs.. read more →

Driving a Manual Car

Driving a car with a manual transmission is quite different from driving an automatic one. In a sense, when you drive a manual car, you have more control. You get to decide when to shift gears instead of letting the car decide for you. Once you have decided, you have a third extra pedal (the.. read more →

Teenage Driving

Teenagers generally have all the physical traits and qualities to be good drivers. Their sight and hearing is sharp and their reflexes are quick and efficient. Yet despite the advantage of having these physical traits, statistics still show that teenagers are eight times more likely to get into an automobile accident than drivers who have.. read more →

How to Overcome Driving Test Jitters

Some people are brilliant at things until it comes to taking tests. The nerves and pressure often get the best of them and they lose their calmness and control. Passing the driving test is often as much about confidence and a relaxed and focused approach as anything else, and the ability to cope with stress.. read more →

A Good Driving Record and Insurance Premiums

What is the difference between a bad driving record and a good one? As much as several thousand dollars a year or more in auto insurance payments! A good driving record can mean a difference of thousands of dollars a year on auto insurance. If you are a good driver with no violations or accidents,.. read more →