Beginner Driver's Guide

Hitting the Road in Tandem: How to Drive Safely with a Trailer

The ability to haul a trailer is a driving skill that is extremely useful in a variety of situations. The ability to safely drive with a trailer comes in handy when moving, purchasing new furniture, transporting lawnmowers or ATVs, or hauling a boat or RV. Knowing how to successfully attach a trailer to your vehicle’s hitch is only one step in the process of driving with a trailer. There are several other things that you need to consider before hi ...

CDL Classifications: A, B, and C Licenses Covered

What is a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)?How to get a CDL Class A CDL Class B CDL Class C CDL.article-section ol li { font-size: 15px; line-height: 160%; }A Commercial Driver’s License is required to drive commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) such as tractor trailers, semi-trucks, dump trucks, and passenger buses. If you long for a career on the road rather than in an office, you’ll most likely need a CDL. There are three classe ...

How to Get a CDL License in 2017

Getting a CDL License Overview All license classes (A, B, and C) have the same basic requirements. However, there are additional items for each license class -- those requirements are outlined in their respective sections.Steps required to get a CDL license Medical forms you’ll need How to get a Class A license How to get a Class B license How to get a Class C license Things you DON’T needSteps Required to Get a CDL License in {cur ...

How to Parallel Park: 10 Ridiculously Easy Parallel Parking Steps

Click here to startstep 2step 3finishCongratulations!You are now a parallel park master. Share     Tweet    PinMany 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 liv ...

Driver’s Exam 101: 4 Excellent Tips to Increase Your Odds

Taking the driving exam is one of the biggest milestones in American adolescence. Nothing is more nerve-racking than preparing for and completing your driving exam so that, hopefully, you can hit the road as soon as you turn sixteen.Just like with any other exam you might take in school, there are specific things that you can do to increase your chances of performing well on the driver’s exam. You should never just wing it. Below are some helpf ...

5 Vital Steps to Get an Estimate and Hire a Reputable Body Shop after a Car Accident

Whether you have had a small fender bender or your car has been close to demolished, getting a body shop estimate is one of the first steps that you need to take to get your car back to looking like new. The process of hiring a body shop to repair your vehicle can be stressful, particularly if you have just experience an automobile accident. Follow these steps to simplify the process and get your car back quicker. 5 Steps to Get a Body Shop Estima ...

Are We The World’s Best Drivers?
U.S. vs. International Driving Habits, Compared

One aspect of driving that is constantly drilled into our heads is that speeding kills. The United States has one of the highest mortality rates from car crashes in the world. It’s not far-fetched to think speeding might be a culprit. But is speed actually leading to disaster, or are Americans just poor drivers? America has some of the lowest speed limits in the developed world, with a maximum posted limit of just 85 mph on Texas State Highway 130. ...

How to Share the Road with Motorcycles: 10 Vital Tips Every Driver Should Know

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 4,956 motorcyclists were killed in 2015. While some of these accidents were single vehicle accidents, many involved automobiles. As drivers of cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs, we have the responsibility not only to share the road, but also to take proactive measure to increase the safety of motorcycle riders who we encounter on our way.There has been a notable increase in th ...

15 Dreadful Mistakes That Prevent You From Passing Your DMV Test Today

The practical on-the-road DMV test is the last step before getting your driving license, and it is important to prepare for it as you would for any other exam. Some mistakes are allowed during your DMV test. You will have a few points subtracted from your score if you make them. However, some common driving mistakes beginners make lead to an automatic fail no matter what your test score would otherwise have been. Here are 15 of the most common mi ...