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How to Change Your Windshield Wipers

Everyone knows that having a clear view out of the windshield is vital. However, if several weeks’ worth of bug splats, dried raindrop marks, pollen, or general dirt accumulate on the windshield, that clear view can be a thing of the past. To make it all the more difficult, the job of cleaning your windshield while on the road can be impossible if your windshield wipers are old and worn out. If your windshield wipers seem to chatter more than a toddler as they swish back and forth over your windshield, or they leave more dirt and streaks than they remove, it may be time to replace them. However, first take a few minutes to clean the blades and see if that resolves the problem. If not, it is definitely time to invest in new blades.

What is the Purpose of the Florida BDI?

The information below applies to: Florida Basic Driver Improvement (BDI/TCAC)

How do you benefit from taking the Florida Basic Driver Improvement Course? Have you been assigned by the court to take a driver improvement course? Perhaps you received a traffic ticket in the state of Florida and you want to avoid having the points show up on your permanent driving record. Or perhaps you were involved in more than two collisions in a period of two years. If that’s your situation, this Florida Basic Driver Improvement Course is just what you need! We make it easy for you to fulfill the state requirements – with our Florida Basic Driver Improvement Course you can take the complete course online. Our course is 100% state approved and licensed, so you can be assured you’ll be taking a professional, high-quality course.

Free and Available for Miami Dade County Only

For a limited time, our BDI course is offered only to Miami Dade County and it is 100% free. There are no hidden fees. Why is it free? We need several thousand persons who received citations in Miami-Dade County to take our course online before we can offer it statewide. By taking our course, you help us reach our goal faster, which is why we are offering it FREE for you. For more information visit our course page here.
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 change the tire, and you know exactly what you have to do.

9 Tips to Get the Best Gas Mileage

Did you know that getting good mileage out of your vehicle starts even before you get behind the wheel? Follow these maintenance tips for better fuel economy.

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 .




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