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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.

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.

How to Navigate in Icy Conditions

Ice. The word can strike fear into the hearts of experienced drivers as well as new ones. Slippery icy roads are one of the most difficult conditions you’ll face as a driver, but in this article we help you be prepared to navigate icy conditions like a pro.

5 Tips for Driving in the Snow

Perhaps one of the best tips for driving in the snow may be the suggestion to not go out at all. On a wintry day with the snow softly falling, you might decide to opt to snuggle up in front of the fire with a cup of hot chocolate in hand. If you’re not used to driving in the snow and can stay home during that snowstorm, take the safe option. However, if you must go out and you see heavy snow blanketing the roads, use these tips to arrive safely to your destination.

How to Drive Safely—Even in Cities (and With the Worst Drivers)

Increasingly congested cities, longer commute times and shorter tempers make driving in cities a challenge. Perhaps you have felt the frustration of trying to navigate an unfamiliar downtown area in heavy traffic. Add to that damaged infrastructure, and drivers that are careless or violate traffic laws, and you have situations that try the patience of even the calmest person.

What to do if You Get an Out-of-State Traffic Ticket

You’re on a road trip in another state. You’re trying to figure out what the GPS on your phone is telling you. Should you turn right at this traffic light, or should you wait and turn onto the next street? And then you’re saying to yourself, “Wait a minute! Was that a red light?” A minute later you hear the sirens. Oh no! Yep—you got a traffic ticket—and you were far from home. What should you do when you get an out-of-state traffic ticket?

How to Get Points Removed From Your Driving Record

The dreaded moment! You hear the sirens. Red and blue lights flash in rotation. In the rearview mirror, you see the police vehicle. You have unintentionally broken a traffic law, and now the officer will come over to your vehicle to explain your traffic violation. You know that receiving a ticket means that you’ll get points on your license. However, you may be wondering what that means and how you can get those points removed.

How to Share the Road With Emergency Vehicles

You’re calmly driving down the highway on your way to work, thinking about your plans for the weekend, and wondering why your dog didn’t want to eat breakfast today—basically a typical morning. And then you hear it. The sirens. After a quick glimpse at your speedometer (don’t worry, you’re within the speed limit), you realize the sirens aren’t for you. It’s an ambulance, and you can see in the rearview mirror that the flashing lights are coming up behind you. What should you do?

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