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Why Driving on New Year’s Eve is Dangerous

As 2018 in coming to an end, many people are making their New Year’s Eve plans with family and friends. Although the 4th of July still tops the “Most Dangerous Driving Holidays” lists in America, New Year’s Eve and the early hours of New Year’s Day require extra caution as well. Drinking and driving is the most troubling factor in roadway accidents around the New Year’s holiday. Traditionally, ...
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The Missing Five Pound Note-A Christmas Story

The Missing Five Pound Note
Chippenham George worked for the Post Office and his job was to process all the mail that had illegible addresses.  One day just before Christmas, a letter landed on his desk simply addressed in shaky handwriting: ‘To God’.  With no other clue on the envelope, George opened the letter and read: Dear God, I am an 93 year old widow living on the State pension.  Yesterday someone stole my purse...
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Florida Poly Students Aim to Reduce Drowsy Driving

Florida Poly Students Aim to Reduce Drowsy Driving
New research by Florida Polytechnic University faculty and students has the goal of detecting and preventing the growing problem of drowsy and distracted driving. The project, under the guidance of Kanwal Gagneja, PhD, assistant professor of computer science, uses a microcomputer, a camera, and a buzzer. The camera aims at the driver’s face to detect if they’re closing their eyes often. “Whe...
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5 Tips To Avoid Fender Benders-Defensive Driving

5 Tips To Avoid Fender Benders-Defensive Driving
When you first start figuring out how to drive, you are going to hear that you need to drive defensively very often. However, it doesn’t mean you should always be in fear or waiting for an accident to happen. It simply means you need to keep an eye on what the other drivers around you are doing,and try to anticipate what they are going to do. Doing this will help you avoid fender benders. ...
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What To Do When You Get Pulled Over

What To Do When You Get Pulled Over
Getting pulled over can be a scary situation.  Especially if you are a new driver.  At Mile High Driver Training, we are not only concerned with making you the best driver possible, we are concerned for your safety.  So we have created an article to help you understand what to do when you get pulled over by the police. Remain Calm Repress your knee-jerk reactions as best as you can. Take a few d...
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How To Stay Safe When Driving During The Holidays

How To Stay Safe When Driving During The Holidays
If you are planning to travel this holiday season you are not alone! According to the United States DOT, the busiest travel times occur during winter holidays. Thanksgiving day is the heaviest long-distance travel day.  So we have compiled some tips on how to stay safe when driving during the holidays! Know When People Travel Media attention focuses on crowded airports and train stations. Yet, 9...
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Share The Road-Young Drivers And Large Trucks

Share The Road-Young Drivers and Big Trucks
With winter just around the corner, many young drivers will experience cold weather road conditions for the first time; add large trucks to the mix, and odds are you’ll see a great increase in accidents that occur. Even if a truck driver receives the best CDL training possible, they are still relying on all of the young drivers around them to be aware of big trucks.  9 in 10 fatal truck crashes ha...
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Study: Car Crashes Up Where Marijuana Is Legal

Study Car Crashes Up Where Marijuana Is Legal
By Claire Hansen CAR CRASHES HAVE increased in some states where recreational marijuana is legal, according to two new studies by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and Highway Loss Data Institute. An analysis of insurance crash claims show that accidents are up by as much as 6 percent in in Colorado, Nevada, Oregon and Washington, compared to neighboring states where recreational ma...
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Winter is Coming: Now is the Time to Create an Emergency Kit for Your Vehicle

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It’s hard to think of winter when the weather is so warm however now is the time to create an emergency kit for your vehicle. Being prepared for all eventualities will make your winter driving much easier. Winter will be here before you know it and now is the time to create an emergency kit for your vehicle. Make sure that you're prepared for every eventuality winter can throw at you – whether ...
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