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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

winter driving kit
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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Back To School Driving Tips

Back To School Driving Tips
Even though school has been in session for a few months, it is always a good idea to pass off back to school driving tips especially as the Colorado weather changes.  Early mornings, school buses, kids dashing through the parking lots, and fall weather can provide more challenges for the new driver.  If you’re driving to school, here are some of our best tips to keep you and others safe. Catching...
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Buying A Car For Your Teen

Buying A Car For Your Teen
Buying A Safe Car In many families, if teens get a car, they end up with the oldest, most beat-up one in the household.  Or if they save up to buy a used car, it’s 6-10 years old and a smaller model.   While less expensive, this option might not be the safest choice for teens.  The Institute for Highway Safety has compiled a list of best choices and good choices for a safe used car for teens. ...
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Teen Driving-Tips For Parents

Teen Driving Tips For Parents
Teenagers dream about getting their driver’s license. Having that official piece of identification in their pocket opens up a new world of choices, responsibilities, and freedom. However, car accidents are the leading cause of death for 15-20 year olds, accounting for forty percent of all teen deaths. Teaching your teen to be a safe, careful driver can make the difference in life and death when be...
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Distracted Walking

Distracted Walking By Mile HIgh Driver Training
Distracted walking accidents are a growing concern for both new and experienced drivers. Not only do you need to pay attention to other vehicles on the road, you also need to be on the lookout for distracted walkers.  Pedestrians are too busy looking at their cell phones rather than being cautious about oncoming traffic. There were more than 6000 pedestrian traffic fatalities both in 2017 and in 2...
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Labor Day Driving Tips

Labor Day Driving Tips
courtesy of: traveltips.usatoday.com Labor Day weekend is one of the busiest weekends on the road, so planning ahead and being well prepared are essential to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip. To make the most of Labor Day, it pays to know a few things in advance to avoid being stuck on the road on your way back home from a great holiday weekend. Getting Your Car in Shape The last thing you want...
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How to drive a roundabout

How to drive a roundabout
Courtesy of: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov Roundabouts are designed to make intersections safer and more efficient for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists. There are two types of roundabouts: Single-lane roundabouts and multi-lane roundabouts. There are a few key things to remember about driving roundabouts: Yield to drivers in the roundabout Stay in your lane; do not change lanes Do not stop ...
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