Beginner Driver's Guide

CDL License Classifications: A, B, and C Licenses Covered

CDL Class A, B, and C: What Are the Requirements? 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 classes of CDLs that determine the kinds of vehicles you’re permitted to drive: Class A, Class B, and Class C. CDL classificatio ...

Six Things to Know About International Driving Permits

If you want to drive a motor vehicle while you’re traveling abroad, you should get an international driving permit (IDP). When accompanied by your valid US driver’s license, your IDP will allow you to drive legally in over 150 countries that recognize it. It may also be required or recommended by many rental car agencies. Here’s everything you need to know about this helpful document that will allow you to get behind the wheel on your perfect busin ...

Only 1 in 3 Young People Can Read a Road Map. Can You?

Sure, almost all of us now have GPS systems, smartphone apps, or in-car intelligence that can provide us with directions to even the most obscure destinations. But just in case, it is nice to know how to read a map. You know, the type that is printed on paper. That is impossible to re-fold and takes up valuable space in your glove-box. The kind that the gas station attendant draws on while he gives you directions. Road maps were the only way to n ...

5 Amazing Strategies 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 ...

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    PinSteps to Parallel Parking

Hydroplaning Explained: 9 Safety Tips To Keep Your Vehicle Under Control

Hydroplaning (also known as “aquaplaning”) happens when the tires of your vehicle begin to ride on top of standing water instead of the surface of the road. Contrary to most drivers’ beliefs, hydroplaning can occur even when the roads are only slightly damp. Whether you are driving in torrential rain or on roads that are still just a little damp from a shower that passed through hours ago, hydroplaning is a very real possibility and so ...

DMV Road Test 2018: The Complete Guide To Help You Pass

DMV Road Test Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)What is a road test? When can I take it? What will I be tested on? Do I need an appointment? Where can I take the DMV road test? Who will be the road test examiner? What about the passing score? Can I retake it? How do I make sure I pass? How about the instruction permit and road test? What do I need to bring? How much does road test cost? What about driving privileges?What is a DMV road test? An ...

7 Key Things You Should Do to Stay Safe During Long Drives

Whether you are stuck in traffic during your already lengthy commute or driving across the country for a family vacation, driving for long periods of time is accompanied by specific dangers. Drivers must take special precautions when they are in control of their vehicles for periods of time longer than a half hour or so. The strain of being in control of a vehicle for a long span can cause driver fatigue, a leading cause of accidents. There are se ...

5 Things You Must Do to Reduce the Cost of Your First Car Insurance

If you have never purchased an automobile insurance policy, you will likely be surprised at the cost. Many people pay almost as much for their auto insurance as they do for their vehicles. While drivers must accept that quality auto insurance is not cheap, there are several ways to reduce the cost of your policy. How To Lower Your Car Insurance Bill1 Take a driver’s education course. Most auto insurance companies offer discounts to drivers who ...