Tips for Senior Drivers – Watch for Signs that You Should Stop Driving

We all age at different rates, but decline is inevitable, and there is no question it affects our ability to drive. After the age of 65 our reaction time slows, making it harder to multi-task, which is an important requirement for driving. We’re slower at retrieving and processing information and our spatial and visual-motor integration.. read more →

Having a Designated Driver Will Save Lives

If you are going out drinking with your friends, the first thing you should decide on is who will be the designated driver. A designated driver is a driver who abstains totally from the consumption of alcohol at a social event so that they may drive their friends home safely afterward. Some people mistakenly assume.. read more →

Listening to Loud Music While Driving

Music can be a stimulant, a relaxant and an attention provoker for the novice teenage driver. Studies show that the music a driver chooses to listen to can have an impact on both their physiological state and driving performance. Depending on the person and their driving capability and experience, certain types of music can induce.. read more →

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 →