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Parent Guide for Teaching Your to Teenager to Drive - Introduction
January 07, 2011 · No Comments

With freedom, comes responsibility.  How do you teach a 16 year old to be safe and courteous behind the wheel of an automobile?  Unfortunately, there is no magic formula to teach your teenager the responsibilities of driving.  Driver education at its best is a team effort involving schools, communities, students and families.

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Motorists Share the Road with Large Trucks
January 03, 2011 · No Comments

Other motorists unintentionally cause 3 out of 4 truck-involved deaths.  Because of their size and weight, large trucks need more distance to stop and require additional lanes when making wide turns at intersections.  About 35 percent of all truck-involved fatalities occur in the blind spots, around the front, back and sides of the truck that cause smaller vehicles to momentarily “disappear” from the truck driver’s sight.

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Inattentive Driving - Are you a distracted driver?
December 22, 2010 · 1 Comment

We’ve all been guilty of inattentive driving at some point in our lives.  Whether you are distracted by the playful banter of your friends in the back seat, or your toddler’s vociferous demands for that must have toy or treat, as driver’s we should always be mindful of focusing our attention to the task at hand – driving safely.

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Driving Tip: Tailgating - Are you following the driver in front of you too closely?
December 15, 2010 · No Comments

Whether it’s during rush hour traffic or a weekend excursion destination that you are all too eager to get to, at some point you’ll find yourself behind a slower driver.  Have you ever wondered what the safe driving distance between your car and the car in front of you should be?  Here are some driving tips to help you keep a safe driving distance from the car in front of you:

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