Distracted DrivingPosted on Mar 06, 2017 by admin | Blog
Distracted driving is any activity that can divert a driver’s attention away from driving a motor vehicle safely. Unfortunately, distracted driving just doesn’t affect the driver; it affects everyone in his/her vehicle and everyone around his/her vehicle. There are three types of distractions: Visual Manual Cognitive Fatalities from traffic accidents rose 7.2% in 2015 to […]Read more
Causes of Road Accidents and Best Way to AvoidPosted on Feb 28, 2017 by admin | Blog
Studies show that most new drivers will be involved in an accident within the first 6 months of driving. In Nevada, there were 325 fatalities in 2015, an increase of 11.7% over the previous year. 95% of all accidents are caused by driver error. There are seven errors that drivers make that cause accidents: Vision […]Read more
Bad Weather Driving TipsPosted on Feb 24, 2017 by admin | Blog
Fog Driving in dense fog is like driving with a blindfold on. Objects such as other vehicles or traffic signals, have a tendency to suddenly appear-sometimes too late to take proper corrective action. By far the most important safety measures you can take are: Slow down and turn on your low-beam headlights If the fog […]Read more
Night Time Driving Safety TipsPosted on Feb 14, 2017 by admin | Blog
If you are under the age of 18 and wish to take your driving test, you must complete a minimum of 10 hours of night driving logged in your DMV log book. Driving at night demands special attention because your visibility is reduced. At night your central vision works like your peripheral vision allowing you […]Read more
Visual Habits While DrivingPosted on Jan 26, 2017 by admin | Blog
Good visual habits are necessary to ensure you are operating your vehicle safely. Here are some common errors of drivers with poor visual habits: Do not prepare for stops or turns far enough in advance Do not notice traffic tie-ups in advance Become trapped behind vehicles that stop frequently Are frequently surprised or unaware of […]Read more
Defensive Seeing HabitsPosted on Jan 21, 2017 by admin | Blog
There are two defensive seeing habits that need to be developed for optimal safety: Looking ahead as it gives you time and space for decision making and vehicle control. Continuously scanning as it allows you to see all of the important information going on around your vehicle as you move along your intended path of […]Read more
Defensive Driving TipsPosted on Jan 11, 2017 by admin | Blog
To be a defensive driver you must utilize your eye movements correctly. The key is knowing where to look and what to look for. Most drivers that are presently operating motor vehicles do not look far enough ahead to give them the time necessary to avoid accidents. The average driver only has ¾ second to […]Read more
4 Reasons to Go to an Accredited Driving School in Las VegasPosted on Jul 13, 2015 by admin | Blog
When choosing a driving school, Las Vegas residents should consider its credentials. A non-accredited driving school cannot offer you the certification that may help reduce your car insurance costs, and it may not be the best school for you. Consider these reasons for choosing an driver’s ed. class accredited by the DMV: Trust – […]Read more
How patient are you behind the wheel?Posted on Dec 21, 2014 by admin | Blog
When I speak with people about my job as a driving instructor with Young Drivers of Canada they often say they aren’t patient enough to teach someone how to drive. I guess my demeanor is regularly calm enough to do this. I am a patient person by nature. I guess you would have to be […]Read more
Should I Go to Traffic School?Posted on Dec 20, 2014 by admin | Blog
When you get stopped for a traffic violation, you may want to fight the ticket or just pay it off to make it go away, but think twice before you do that. In most situations, if you go to traffic school, you can avoid stiff fines and increased insurance rates, and keep your record clean. […]Read more
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