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New Laws Effective January 1st, 2017

by Lisa on Jan 01, 2017.
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New Laws Coming Your Way January 1st, 2017 It’s that time again -- New laws are hitting the roads! Two states, California and Illinois, once again lead the pack with new legislation geared towards making the roads safer. Below is an overview of the main points of the new laws. Keep in mind that it may take some time before the DMV manuals are updated. New manuals are almost never released on January 1. But, if the law is in place, you can get a ticket for violating it. If taking ... Read More

Senior Driver Regulations by State

by Lisa on Dec 10, 2016.
Filed under: Alabama, California, District of Columbia Alabama Driver's License Written Test, Arizona Driver's License Written Test, California Driver's License Written Test Driver's License
Senior drivers are generally considered safer drivers because they usually follow the rules, such as wearing a seatbelt and driving below the speed limit. However, they also often have diminishing vision, hearing and reaction time. "AAA writes":http://seniordriving.aaa.com/resources-family-friends/conversations-about-driving/facts-research/ that "Although Americans are healthier and living longer than ever before, seniors are outliving their ability to drive safely by an average of 7 to 10 ... Read More
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The DMV Written Test: What's Your States Pass Rate?

by Lisa on Nov 11, 2016.
Filed under: Alabama, California, District of Columbia, Florida Alabama Driver's License Written Test, Arizona Driver's License Written Test, California Driver's License Written Test, California Learner's Permit Test Driver's License
Many people assume that the DMV written test is easy and they don’t really need to study. I mean, after all, even if you are a first-time driver, you’ve still spent lots of time in a car, even if it’s just as a passenger. So, in theory, everyone should pretty much know the rules of the road, right? Well, a review of each state’s pass rate shows this is not the case at all. Some states do have pretty stellar pass rates, but others, like California, have an abysmal 45% pass rate. Califo... Read More
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New Laws Effective October 1st, 2016

by Lisa on Sep 30, 2016.
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Believe it or not, a few state legislatures managed to be productive this past year, and some new laws are taking effect October 1. Now, some of us might prefer an ineffective state legislature, but regardless, if you live in one of these productive states, you need to be aware of the new laws to avoid getting a ticket. Here’s a rundown of the new rules by state: h1. Connecticut Work Zone - Work zone restrictions and fines have increased with the goal of making work zones safer for... Read More
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Labor Day Traffic Forecast 2016

by Lisa on Sep 01, 2016.
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Labor Day is here, heralding the end of summer and the start of fall. The three-day weekend often sends families packing, and while Labor Day traffic is often not nearly as bad as July 4th and Thanksgiving, this year might be more troubling for the East Coast. Tropical storms are bearing down and bringing rain all along the coast this weekend, and rain pretty much never does good things for traffic. The biggest advice we have is to use Google Maps, as it will reroute you according to the... Read More