Beginner Driver's Guide

This Is How You Drive In School Zones: 7 Speed Limit Tips

School zones are put in place to ensure the safety of children in and around schools. While class is in session, drivers are responsible for maintaining safety and awareness on the streets surrounding schools. All children should be able to walk or bike to and from class without fear of being hit by passing vehicles. As drivers, we must not be careless around school zones. We must respect every school zone speed limit and understand the traffic la ...

Six Things to Know About International Driving Permit & License

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 ...

How to Get a Commercial Driver License in 2019

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 Drive a Stick Shift in 9 Easy Steps

9 Steps to Driving a Stick Shift Some people call it learning how to drive stick or how to drive a manual. Whatever you call it, both are the same. Many drivers never learn how to drive a car with a manual transmission, or stick shift. The ability to drive a stick shift will allow you to drive any type of vehicle regardless of it being an automatic or manual. When first learning how to drive this type of vehicle, it is best to find a large parki ...

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

To drive certain specialized types of vehicles such as buses or tank trucks or carry hazardous materials, you must also apply for the proper endorsements on your CDL. Endorsements include Passenger (P), allowing you to carry passengers; Tank (T), allowing you to drive trucks containing liquid cargo; and H (Hazardous Materials), allowing you to drive trucks containing such hazardous materials as flammable liquids, explosives, or radioactive substanc ...

Need a Change? 7 Vital Tips on How to Rent a Car

If you suddenly get the urge for a new vehicle but are in no way ready to make a purchase, why not rent a new ride for the weekend instead? Whether you’ve got a hot date or need to haul something, car rental companies offer a wide selection of vehicles that can be rented for one day or one month. While it can be a little costly, renting a vehicle allows you to become the temporary driver of a red convertible sports car, roomy SUV, or rugged pick- ...

This is How You Drive Safely Even in the Worst Driving Cities in America

Driving safely not only depends on your own driving skills, but also the driving habits of everyone else on the road. Unfortunately, not all states are full of safe drivers. In effort to educate drivers on safety, Allstate releases an annual “Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report.” The report is based on Allstate claims data, and ranks 200 of America’s largest cities driver’s safety. Do you live in one of the least safe cities to drive in? You do ...

This Is How You Install and Use a GPS Device in No Time

Maps have been replaced by GPS devices as drivers’ preferred method of navigation. Today’s global positioning devices are easy to install right out of the box and most drivers have no difficulties in programming and using them. Follow these easy steps to get your GPS up and running in no time. 6 Steps to Install a Portable GPS Device:1 Take the device out of the original box and locate the instruction booklet. It is always important to follow ...

10 Pragmatic Reasons That Will Make You Stop Texting and Driving Today

TL/DRIt’s (probably) illegal Insurance rate hikes Consider your passengers Consider other motorists Protect the pedestrians It only takes a couple of seconds to park your car Hands-free technology is easy to use & widely available Autocorrect mishaps Texting & driving is more debilitating to your reaction time than driving while under the influence of alcohol You are MUCH more likely to have a wreckWe’ve all seen the commercials. ...