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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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Avoid Accidents – Importance of Using Turn Signals

Avoid Accidents – Importance of Using Turn Signals
BY TJ WOODS INSURANCE AGENCY While seemingly obvious, an easy way to avoid accidents on the road is by using turn signals. Avoid Accidents by Using your Turn Signals explained by TJ Woods Insurance Agency in Worcester MATurn signals are vital to obey the “rules of the road”. Many accidents could easily be evaded if turn signals were used more often. Drivers underestimate the power of turn signa...
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Car-care basics for first-time owners

Car-care basics for first-time owners
How to keep your new car in top shape As a first-time car owner, odds are good that you don’t have a new car, but rather one that’s new to you. If so, you’re not alone, since every year about three-quarters of all car sales are used cars. But new or old, every car needs to be cared for and this guide can help. The good news is that some important tasks, like checking the tire pressure, polis...
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Drowsy driving may be the cause of 1 out of every 10 auto crashes

Drowsy driving may be the cause of 1 out of every 10 auto crashes
Phil LeBeau | @Lebeaucarnews Published 12:01 AM ET Thu, 8 Feb 2018 Roughly 1 out of every 10 crashes is caused by a drowsy driver, according to a new study from AAA. The study tracked more than 3,500 people for several months, using dashboard cameras and other equipment. The percentage of accidents caused by drowsy driving is much higher than previously expected. A new study shows drowsy ...
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What Is Distracted Driving?

What Is Distracted Driving
courtesy of: www.nhtsa.gov Distracted driving is any activity that diverts attention from driving, including talking or texting on your phone, eating and drinking, talking to people in your vehicle, fiddling with the stereo, entertainment or navigation system—anything that takes your attention away from the task of safe driving. Texting is the most alarming distraction. Sending or reading a ...
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