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New 2019 Laws Coming Your Way

by Lisa on Jul 05, 2019.
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If it feels like you are constantly reading about new laws coming into effect, then that’s because you are. It seems January 1, July 1, and October 1 are the most favorite dates for states to declare laws effective. Distracted driving laws and car seat laws are two areas that states around the country keep updating and “improving.” This past July, Virginia, Illinois, Tennessee and Georgia all passed updated laws on one or both topics. Why all the changes in laws? Well, in the cas... Read More
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Child Seat Laws In Flux; Virginia Becomes 10th State to Make Changes

by Lisa on Jun 17, 2019.
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Effective July 1, Virginia will become the tenth state to change child seat laws. The majority of states require that infants be placed in rear-facing child seats until one year of age. Virginia just joined a group of states that have increased the rear-facing requirement from one year of age to two years of age. California, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and South Carolina all have the two-year rear-facing requirement. Keeping seats r... Read More
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Speed up studying with recursive learning

by Joshua on Jun 09, 2019.
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Did you know that when you study something, your brain can only hold that information for about 10 to 20 minutes? What's worse is that it really can't hold more than 5 to 9 pieces of information at a time, so if you try to "cram" for a test, such as your driving written test, by quickly reading the manual or taking a poorly designed practice test, odds are you won't remember most of what you just learned. That's why so many people fail their written test - because the DMV manuals are huge... Read More
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When Traveling Abroad, Do You Know How Much You Can Legally Drink and Still Drive?

by Lisa on May 30, 2019.
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In the United States, the DUI level for drinking and driving is .08%. That’s about two drinks for an average sized guy, one drink for smaller, lighter women. Utah is the one exception. That fabulous state with loads of vacationers visiting lowered their drinking level to the lowest in the U.S. at .05%. That’s basically one drink for some, no drinks for lighter individuals. Those Mormons! Jeesh. "Here’s an article from Forbes":https://www.forbes.com/sites/duncanmadden/201... Read More
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How to Sell Your Car

by Lisa on May 06, 2019.
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So, you listed your car for sale, found a buyer, and you’ve both agreed on a price. Now what? The first step is to collect any required paperwork. Title - You absolutely MUST have the title to your car in order to sell it. The title is proof of ownership. If you can’t find your title, you’ll need to get a new copy of it before you can collect payment for your car. "DMV.org provides detailed instruction by state":https://www.dmv.org/replacing-a-lost-title.php for receiving a cop... Read More