Beginner Driver's Guide

On the Road with Giants: Eighteen Wheeler Safety Tips

What did you have for breakfast this morning? Eggs and toast? Maybe a bowl of cereal and milk? A grapefruit? No matter what you started your day off with, it more than likely appeared on your plate thanks to the efforts of a series of dedicated, hard-working, professional transfer truck drivers. Often times, drivers find themselves annoyed or fearful when sharing the road with eighteen wheelers; however, these truck drivers are responsible for man ...

Driving Test Tips for Students: What You Should and Should Not Do

Finally getting a driver’s license is an important milestone in most people’s lives, and one that they look forward to with an incredible amount of excitement, anticipation and even anxiety. There’s no guarantee that you will be walking out of your driving test with a passing grade, but there are some tips to improving your chances of success. You should:1 Get plenty of practice Like anything else, learning how to be a good dr ...

Parallel Parking Explained - How to Parallel Park

Many drivers go to great lengths to avoid having to parallel park. While parallel parking is a little tricky and takes some practice to master, there is no reason to be nervous about this driving skill. Depending on where you live, you may be required to demonstrate your ability to parallel park during your driver’s license examination. It is advisable to practice your skills before your test or before you are required to parallel park on a busy r ...

How to Locate DMV Records

There are many different reasons why you might need to locate DMV (Department of Motor Vehicle) records. It may be that you are buying a new car, and you want to find out if the car has been in any accidents in the past that the current owner does not know about, or is simply not telling you about. You may also be moving to another state, and you need to get a new driver’s license, insurance and vehicle registration for that state. Luckil ...

Top 7 Tips For An Excellent Driver's License Photo

You will probably have a tough time finding anyone who actually likes the photo that is on their driver’s license. Most of the time, people have an expression on their face that they do not like, or their hair looks funny, or there is something else that bugs them about their photos. What most people do not realize is that they can have a driver’s license photo that does look alright, as long as they prepare for the photo ahead of tim ...

DMV-ictory! 7 Tips to Overcome Anxiety for Your Permit Test

It’s not unusual to get nervous, anxious or feel stressed when it comes time to take a test of any kind. For someone about to take their first driver’s permit test, this can be especially true because there is a lot “riding” on the outcome of the results. You may need to obtain your drivers license in order to start a new job or something else equally important. Maybe it is for a teenager who needs to be able to help with picking up younger ...

7 Things NOT To Do The Night Before Your DMV Test

So, you have invested time and effort into learning, studying and committing to memory the road signs, rules and laws in preparation for your permit and driving test. Now, the best thing you can do is set yourself up for success by preparing the night before and ensuring that you are ready to make the most of test day. Being ill-prepared or making choices about the night before that could negatively impact you on test day could mean failing the te ...

How To Prepare For Your DMV Permit Test

A common mistake people make when they get ready to take their permit test is to not study enough. They think the test won’t be that difficult or that they already have a basic knowledge of the road rules, laws and regulations for their state. Once they get to the DMV though, they realize they were sadly mistaken. The permit test can be much more complex than people imagine. For that reason, it is a good idea to do everything you can to make ...

Drive-thru Dangers: How Behind-the-Wheel Eating Habits Affect Your Driving

Cheeseburgers, tacos, cold-cut sandwiches, sodas, ice cream cones, hot wings. Today’s drivers have access to all types of foods through the marvelous modern convenience of the restaurant drive-thru window. Since the middle of the twentieth century, motorists have been able to order and consume their favorite foods without removing the key from their vehicle’s ignition or their bodies from the driver’s seat. But is enjoying your lunch behind the w ...

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