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Driving and Tech News Roundup: August 2016

Published on 26th Aug, 2016 at 13:15:29

Here are some of the best stories from around the world of driving and tech from August. Click on the links to read more about each story. Singapore is currently in a trial period testing the world’s first self-driving taxi … Continue reading

Posted in Defensive Driving Online, news |

Highway to Heaven: 5 Simple Mistakes that Cause the Most Traffic-Related Fatalities

Published on 25th Aug, 2016 at 14:55:26

It can happen to any of us. Whether we’re taking our eyes off the road for a split second to change the radio station to something more serious, like forgetting to buckle up, a car accident can happen when we … Continue reading

Posted in Defensive Driving Online, Distracted Driving, Driving and Safety Tips |

Driverless Cars by 2021? Ford is Making That Possible

Published on 18th Aug, 2016 at 13:15:58

On August 16, 2016, head of global product development Raj Nair announced that by 2021, Ford will have mass-produced fully autonomous cars. However, these cars would first be used for ride hailing and ride sharing. A couple years past 2021 … Continue reading

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Texas is Pushing for a Statewide Ban on Texting and Driving

Published on 16th Aug, 2016 at 15:47:15

AAA Texas hosted its first-ever distracted driving policy summit on August 10th, 2016 in Austin, Texas in the hopes that Texas lawmakers will pass a statewide ban on texting while driving next year. Texas is one of four states that … Continue reading

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Top 7 Most Impressive Celebrity Car Collections

Published on 11th Aug, 2016 at 18:32:06

As a celebrity, you enjoy the finer things in life. From lavish homes and wardrobes to first-class flights to private islands, spending money becomes second nature, with no uncomfortable feelings of buyer’s remorse. On top of that, celebrities are also … Continue reading

Posted in Car Stuff, Cool Driving, Defensive Driving Online |

Comparing Texas Teen Driving to Other States

Published on 9th Aug, 2016 at 14:32:49

According to WalletHub’s “Best and Worst States for Teen Drivers,” Texas performed well in the categories of impaired driving laws and laws protecting the occupant of vehicles. Texas is also the top state when it comes to prevalence and effectiveness … Continue reading

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The Environmental Cost of Cuba’s Vintage Cars

Published on 4th Aug, 2016 at 12:58:49

As news of Cuba’s borders opening continues to dominate the news cycle in the U.S., so too has Cuba’s vibrant culture. With airlines scheduling flights from the U.S. to Cuba starting this fall, many American’s will get the chance to … Continue reading

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Oh Deer! What to Do When You Hit an Animal

Published on 2nd Aug, 2016 at 17:37:32

No matter where you’re driving, in a residential area or on the open road, you run the chance of hitting an animal, on accident of course. Animal accidents are common in this day and age. However, it’s important to know … Continue reading

Posted in Defensive Driving Online, Driver Safety For You & Your Family, Driving and Safety Tips, Rules of the Road: Driving Tips |

Driving and Tech News Roundup: July 2016

Published on 28th Jul, 2016 at 12:29:17

Here are some of the best stories from around the world of driving and tech from July. Click on the links to read more about each story. Ford has invested 6.6 million in Civil Maps, a 3D map-maker for self-driving … Continue reading

Posted in Defensive Driving Online, Driverless Cars, news |

These Road Signs Are Sure to Make You Do a Double Take

Published on 22nd Jul, 2016 at 10:42:43

You may have learned from defensive driving school online or from a driving school near you some road signs that most people are already familiar with. Common road signs we can see are “STOP,” “SLOW DOWN,” “ONE-WAY,” and more. These … Continue reading

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