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8 Steps to Safely Change a Tire Fast

The dreaded moment. Thump. Rumble rumble rumble.

Your tire blew out, and now you sit in the driver seat of your car clutching the steering wheel and asking yourself “What do I do now?”

The good news is that you prepared in advance; your spare tire is in good shape, you have everything you need to ...

9 Tips to Get the Best Gas Mileage

Whether gas prices are up or down and whether you’re cruising down the highway or meandering over quaint country roads, one thing always holds true. Every driver wants to get the most out of a tank of gas. Purchasing a fuel-efficient vehicle is one of the best ways to manage gas mileage, but there a...

What is the Purpose of the Texas Parent Taught Driver Education Course?

Who should take the Texas Parent Taught Driver Education Course? If you’re under the age of 18 and live in Texas, our Texas Parent Taught Driver Education Course (PTDE) is just what you need! The online instruction part of this course, which lasts 32 hours, is complemented by behind-the-wheel training done by your parent or a legal guardian. If you’d prefer to have a professional instructor from a local driving school, take a look at our Instructor Taught Driver Education Course. But first, let’s get the big question out of the way – why should you take a driver education course? There’s an easy answer to that one. In Texas, all teens under the age of 18 have to take a driver education course that is approved by the state.

8 Tips to Stay Focused while Driving.

#1 Train your brain. In this era of multitasking, we expect our brains to be able to simultaneously handle eating, talking on the phone, and getting work done. It is easy to get into the habit of not focusing completely on any one activity. While that’s probably not going to be dangerous when you’re sitting at your desk,

7 Steps for Navigating the Florida DHSMV

How can you figure out what DHSMV office to visit, and why are there so many options? What documents should you bring when you visit the office? How long will you have to wait? How can you make the visit as short as possible? Don’t worry! Here at the National Highway Safety Administration, we make it easy for you to navigate the DHSMV system in Florida.

What is the Purpose of the Texas 6-hour Texas Driving Safety Course?

Have you been assigned by the court to take a driver improvement course? Perhaps you received a traffic ticket in the state of Texas and you want to avoid having the points show up on your permanent driving record. If that’s your situation, this Texas 6-Hour Driving Safety Course is just what you need! We make it easy for you to fulfill the requirements to get those points removed from your driving record. The good news is that with our Texas 6-Hour Driving Safety Course you can take the complete course online. We eliminate the need to go to a physical classroom.

7 Steps for Navigating the Texas DPS

How can you figure out which DPS office to visit? What documents should you bring when you visit the office? How can you make the visit as short as possible? What’s the process for applying for your permit or license? Don’t worry! Here at the National Highway Safety Administration, we make it easy for you to navigate the DPS system in Texas. That way you can quickly and efficiently get your Texas learner’s permit and driver license as well as take care of other driving-related concerns.

What is the Purpose of the Texas Instructor Taught Driver Education Course?

Are you going to get your license for the first time in Texas? Are you under the age of 18? If so, our Texas Instructor Taught Driver Education Course (ITDE) is just what you need! In Texas, all teens under the age of 18 have to take a driver education course that is approved by the state. Students aged 14-17 can take this Texas Instructor Taught Driver Education Course. The online instruction part, which lasts 32 hours, is complemented by behind-the-wheel training done by a certified instructor from a local driving school. If you’d prefer to have your parent step in as the instructor, take a look at our Parent Taught Driver Education Course .

What is the Purpose of the Florida TLSAE?

Do you need to take the Florida Traffic Law and Substance Abuse Education (TLSAE) Course? Are you interested in getting your Florida driver license? Are you applying for a driver license for the first time? If so, you will be interested in the Florida Traffic Law and Substance Abuse Education (TLSAE) Course. Why? Because state law requires you to take it to get your license.

What is the Purpose of the Texas Adult Driver Education Course?

Are you going to apply for your driver license for the first time in Texas? Are you between the ages of 18 and 25? If so, our Texas Adult Driver Education Course is just what you need!

All first-time drivers in Texas who are under the age of 25 must complete a Driver Education Course before they can apply for their driver license. That makes sense; driver education courses set the foundation for safe driving. Since you’re new behind the wheel, at least to the Texas roadways, this course will give you all the information you need to be the most responsible driver possible.

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