Blog posts tagged with 'tips'
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?