Skills Tested During the Florida Drivers License Road Test

If you’re preparing to take your Florida driver’s license road test, you likely feel apprehensive about it. While preparing for the test can be stressful, the most important thing to remember is to keep calm! Being nervous will only make it more difficult to drive skillfully during the test drive. With plenty of practice and […]

How to Manage Your Passengers While Driving

Learning how to drive with passengers in the car is one of the first challenges a new driver faces. Friends talking and laughing or pointing things out on the road are just some of the many distractions a driver needs to deal with.  If you’re a new driver or even an experienced one, it’s important […]

Rail Safety Month: Navigating Railroads Safely

The California State Legislature proclaimed the first Rail Safety Month in September 2009. The goal of Rail Safety Month is to bring awareness to the importance of following all safety regulations for both drivers and pedestrians.  Why Is Rail Safety Month Important? Operation Lifesaver estimates that a person or vehicle is hit by a train […]

Crucial Things to Remember Before Driving in the Rain

Driving in the rain can be hazardous, especially if you’re not prepared. Here are some key things to remember before getting on the road during a storm. Check Your Tires Make sure your tires are inflated properly and have adequate tread. If the tread is worn down, the tires won’t have as much traction on […]

The Dangers Teens Face on the Road

Any driver faces risks when they get behind the wheel, but these risks are heightened for teens. Their inexperience, combined with some dangerous driving habits, makes them vulnerable to accidents. By understanding the dangers teens face, you can help guide them to drive more safely. Lack of Experience Teens are new drivers, so they lack […]

How to Avoid Highway Hypnosis

Have you ever arrived at a destination after driving for a long time, only to realize that you have no recollection of driving there? If so, you’ve experienced highway hypnosis, also known as white line fever. Here’s what to know about highway hypnosis and how to avoid it. What Is Highway Hypnosis? Highway hypnosis is […]

How to Handle Dangerous Driving Situations

For the most part, driving is a safe and effective way to get from point A to point B, with the vast majority of drivers following the rules of the road. However, you can only control so much from behind the wheel of your car. You may face any number of dangerous and unexpected situations […]

Defensive Driving vs. Aggressive Driving

Driving gives you the freedom to work, travel, and live your life, wherever it may take you. Like any freedom, though, it comes with responsibilities, like following the rules of the road and operating your vehicle safely. While preparing for your road test will help you understand the laws you must follow when driving, it […]

6 Unexpected Driving Situations & How to Handle Them

No matter how much you practice driving, it’s still possible to run into unexpected situations on the road. Here are a few challenging scenarios and how to handle them. 1. Hydroplaning Hydroplaning happens when you drive over water and lose traction. It becomes very easy to lose control of your vehicle. If this happens, don’t […]