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3 Tips to Ensure Safe Summer Driving

Now that summer is approaching, I felt that it would be great to share some tips and tricks on driving in some of the weather that comes along with the warmer temperatures. This weather includes heavy rain and strong winds. From my past experience I found that it is best to be prepared. Heavy Rain Summer storms can approach quickly so it is best to know what to do ahead of time. When rain comes down heavily it can impair your vision and change the road conditions as rain accumulates. Start by taking the proper precautions: Turn on your lights so that other drivers can see you Turn on your wipers to help you see more clearly Slow down Beware

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Want to be a real hero to your teen? Take them for a drive!

Several years ago, with great trepidation, lots of pride (and a “holy crap” I’m in the wrong seat!), I jumped in the car with my son behind the wheel, his learner’s permit in hand. Although I worked in professional driver assessment and training for decades, I did not have a plan in place for the steps involved in coaching him through supervised driving, just jump in the car and drive… right? After some frightening trips around city and rural roads with me, he got his license. I then began to hear that several of his friends has been involved in collisions in their first year of solo driving. I started to investigate why so many of these young drivers were

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The 8 Danger Zones

Did you know that one in two teens will get into a vehicle collision within their first year of driving? Why is that? There are

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