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5 Tips for Reacting to Large Roadkill on the Highway

Sadly, sometimes it is not a matter of why an animal attempted a dangerous crossing, but rather what to do when you discover a dead animal on the roadway—especially a large animal. We‘ve attempted to gather up a few observations and tips that you may find helpful. These generally assume that you are a passerby and have not actually been in a collision with the animal. Note: The term “roadkill” is not particularly sensitive, but it does accurately capture the idea. Many animals are killed by vehicles when they venture out of the woods and onto the roads. One website softly refers to them as “tired animals.” However, since this is not a well-known term and could easily be a reference to pandas and sloths, we will stick with roadkill.

5 ways an NHSA driving course can help reduce your insurance rates

Do you want to reduce your insurance rates? Of course, you do! In many states, you can reduce your insurance by up to 10-15% by taking an online driving course. Online driver safety courses give you all the knowledge and techniques you need to be able to drive safely and legally. How can an NHSA driving course help you comply with DMV requirements and lower your insurance rates? Here are five ways.

How can NHSA help me to get a driver’s license?

Even skilled and experienced drivers will often admit that they dread having to visit the DMV. Will they get what they need, or will they find out that they are missing some necessary file, proof or signature? There are many requirements for drivers and vehicles, and they vary from one state to the next. That’s why so many teenagers are bewildered by the paperwork and documentation needed to obtain a driver’s license. Perhaps you are almost old enough to drive and you have a sea of questions swirling in your mind. Which documents are required? What steps are optional? Am I old enough to start the process? Does my state allow online driver’s education?

What 3 traffic tickets are new drivers most likely to get?

Driver beware! Just being a new driver means you’re more at risk of getting certain tickets. That’s not a result of the police specifically targeting young drivers. It’s simply because new drivers don’t have the experience to “steer clear” of danger, and they’re more likely to drive while distracted. If you want to stay safe and keep your money in your wallet, read about the most common tickets and how to avoid them. What 3 traffic tickets are new drivers most likely to get?

How to Choose a Motorhome (Road Trip Series Part 2)

You’ve thought about it for months—or even years—and the decision is finally made. You’re going to buy a motorhome or RV! But now, as you do your research, you realize there are so many options. How can you choose the right motorhome for your needs? Join us as we go over five essential steps to help you choose the best motorhome for you.

Real ID—What the New Deadline Means for You

The weather has turned warm and you’re dreaming of travel. The good news is that to get on that flight for domestic travel, you now have a bit more time to get your REAL ID. What is REAL ID? A REAL ID is a U.S. driver’s license or ID that has heightened security. U.S. travelers will need to have a REAL ID to board domestic flights without a passport, as well as to access some government buildings.

Planning a Road Trip—Road Trip Series Part 1

The open road beckons you onward. You feel the thrill of the unknown, the joy of each new discovery and the awe of gorgeous scenery. There’s nothing quite like a road trip. Then there are the killjoys of an empty gas tank, arriving to see that spectacular sunset just one hour too late, or not finding a hotel room because the town is packed with a convention. Planning your road trip is a major key to success. Plan right and none of the above will happen to you. Here are our tips on how to plan a one-week road trip.

5 Ways to Drive Safely in the Rain

Dealing with heavy rains while you’re behind the wheel is not just a nuisance. That violent downpour is actually dangerous. In fact, in the United States, half of all flood fatalities involve vehicles. Staying safe while driving in the rain is possible. In this article, we’ll go over five ways you can master the elements and drive safely in the rain.

7 Tips for Successful Online Studying

While you may be a pro at studying in a classroom setting, studying online is a completely different game. You face new challenges—but also new opportunities to excel. From self-discipline to internet connection mishaps, let’s walk through 7 tips that will help you be a pro at studying online.

Parent-Taught? Instructor-Taught? Which Drivers Ed Course is Best for You?

You can easily get lost in the seemingly endless maze of drivers ed courses. For instance, the difference between Parent-Taught Drivers Ed (PTDE) and Instructor-Taught Drivers Ed can be difficult to understand. It can be even more difficult to figure out which option is the best one for you. In this post, we’ll help you get to the bottom of the matter and make the best decision for you.

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