Category: Safe Driving Tips

How to Deal with Tailgaters Without Losing Your Rag

Everyone has an opinion on how to treat tailgaters. But what’s the correct way to deal with them safely? Owe Carter confused.com According to road-safety charity Brake, more than 50% of drivers admit to tailgating at some point. This prevalence of inconsiderate driving can’t be good for motorists’ morale. But tailgating is not only annoying,…

How to Deal With Slow Drivers in the Fast Lane

Slow Drivers

Courtney Caldwell roadandtravel.com We all know that speeding is against the law. Why? Because most of us aren’t trained or experienced in handling a vehicle at a high rate of speed, especially if that vehicle goes out of control. So the answer, simply put, is that it’s too dangerous to drive at high speeds. That…

Winter Driving Tips

Severe weather can be both frightening and dangerous for automobile travel. Motorists should know the safety rules for dealing with winter road emergencies. AAA reminds motorists to be cautious while driving in adverse weather. For more information on winter driving, the association offers the How to Go on Ice and Snow brochure, available through most…

What Is an SR-22?

SR-22 Insurance

What Is an SR-22? Top 6 Things You Should Know Anne Le Tran blog.esurance.com The SR-22. Most people probably have a hazy idea of what it is. Maybe you’ve had a friend who needed one or you understand vaguely that it has to do with car insurance. But really, what is an SR-22? Is it…

Change One Bad Habit at a Time

smart phone while driving

Did you know that the majority of Americans — 88.5 percent — feel that a driver talking on a cell phone represents a somewhat or a serious threat to their personal safety? That proportion increases to 95.7 and 95.1 percent, respectively, with regards to driver’s text messaging or emailing behind the wheel, and drivers checking…

How to Ace the Road Test

How to Ace the Road Test Once you’ve obtained your learner’s permit and completed your state’s other requirements, you’ll be eligible to take the road test for your driver’s license. To get you ready for the big day, follow these tips to give yourself the best chance at passing the test on your first attempt.…

Defensive Driving & Traffic School

Driving School

dmv.org Defensive driving courses, which are also referred to as traffic school, driver improvement, and point reduction, are often approved and licensed by your state’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), Motor Vehicle Division (MVD), Department of Public Safety (DPS), Secretary of State (SOS), Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA), or Office of Motor Vehicles (OMV). Defensive driving…

How Much Will You Pay for Your Teen’s Bad Driving Habits?

Justine Luke June 2, 2016 autoweek.com Tips to help you manage insurance rates and your teen’s safety Insurance.com, a car insurance comparison site, surveyed 500 parents in regards to the rules and regulations they have set to protect their teen drivers. Here are some of the findings: – Adding a 16-year-old to your insurance policy…

4 Bad Driving Habits You Can Fix

street signs

esurance.com It’s one thing to know what you’re doing isn’t good for your car (like spinning donuts in a parking lot). It’s entirely another (and way more frustrating) thing, though, to damage your car unknowingly. Whether it’s due to complacency behind the wheel, a lack of information, myths regarding driving techniques, or a combination of…