Safe and Cash Conscious: Great Cars for Young Drivers

8 Feb

Being a new driver on the road can be a stressful experience, and some cars are better equipped than others for minimizing stressful situations. Kiplinger is a Washington, DC-based business, financial forecaster and large-circulation magazine that regularly publishes about auto trends. The company has some great advice for first time drivers as to which cars […]

Look Ma, No Hands! Inside the BrainDriver Application

6 Feb

The human brain is powerful and impressive, and innovative thinkers have come up with some truly remarkable ways to harness the potential of brain waves. For example, brain-controlled technology has been used in robots and prosthetic limbs that give mobility back to the disabled and injured. Video game creators have been able to design devices […]

Gas Mileage Apps To Help You Save on Fuel

4 Feb

iPhone apps regularly help drivers find their destinations, manage their car maintenance, and stay up-to-date on roadway conditions during adverse weather. Well now, app developers are trying to help cash conscious drivers get better gas mileage and stop wasting fuel when they drive. Fuel Economy Calculator An England-based IT consulting company, Corbenic Consulting Ltd., has […]

Slow Left Lane Driving: The Law and Why It’s So Dangerous

1 Feb

Slow left lane drivers are a pet peeve for many people on the road. Are you one of them? But not only is slow left lane driving annoying, it can also be really dangerous. Many people drive in the left lane on a regular basis and don’t even realize they’re breaking the law. But believe […]

Is “Social Media While Driving” the New Texting?

31 Jan

We always hear about the dangers of texting and driving, but is texting really the problem? Or do the larger problems lie with other actions on those hand-held electronic devices? Here’s what a recent survey revealed and what it means for drivers on the road today. Increases in Phone Use Despite all the anti-texting and […]

Our Online Driver Ed Guide: What Do We Offer in Your State?

28 Jan

First Time Driver is a resource offered by the American Safety Council designed to equip individuals with the tools and information that they need to get their first driver’s license. We offer a variety of courses across America to serve the needs of new drivers who are faced with different state requirements. To help you […]

Mountain Driving Tips for Your Winter Adventures

25 Jan

It’s the end of January, which is right in the middle of ski season for many adventure-seekers and athletes across America. Reaching the country’s top ski and snowboard resorts often involves some treacherous driving. After all, why travel to hit the slopes if there isn’t any powder on the ground? Perhaps you live in mountainous […]

Driving in Georgia: Understanding Joshua’s Law

22 Jan

As you may know, driver’s license laws vary from state to state and unfortunately are oftentimes put into place because of a local tragedy that has taken place. This is the case with Joshua’s Law, a Georgia-specific law that applies to sixteen-year-olds who want to get their driver’s license. Here’s a little bit of background […]

The Top 5 California Road Trips

19 Jan

When it comes to road tripping in America, there’s just something special about the state of California. Stretching along the Pacific Coast, this West Coast state has a little bit of something for every traveler. In fact, California’s scenic roads and highways are often just as exciting as the destinations you have in mind! Here […]

5 Fuel Saving Engine Technologies

17 Jan

Even when gas prices are lower than average, fuel costs are still a big concern for drivers across America. While many drivers believe that the car they drive ultimately determines fuel efficiency, there are many other things that affect how far a tank of gas goes as well. These are some of the top fuel-saving […]