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The Holidays Are Here: Be Careful!

by Lisa on Dec 13, 2019.
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Red, green and white lights abound, Christmas music plays everywhere you go, menorahs are on display - Yes, it’s the holidays! As you rush around to get all your holiday shopping done, keep in mind that the holidays are also a time where distracted and drowsy driving, as well as drunk driving, are ongoing risks. In this "recent article(BankRate Article)":, Lena Borelli reminds us all that: Drunk d... Read More

New 2019 Laws Coming Your Way

by Lisa on Jul 05, 2019.
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If it feels like you are constantly reading about new laws coming into effect, then that’s because you are. It seems January 1, July 1, and October 1 are the most favorite dates for states to declare laws effective. Distracted driving laws and car seat laws are two areas that states around the country keep updating and “improving.” This past July, Virginia, Illinois, Tennessee and Georgia all passed updated laws on one or both topics. Why all the changes in laws? Well, in the cas... Read More

Child Seat Laws In Flux; Virginia Becomes 10th State to Make Changes

by Lisa on Jun 17, 2019.
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Effective July 1, Virginia will become the tenth state to change child seat laws. The majority of states require that infants be placed in rear-facing child seats until one year of age. Virginia just joined a group of states that have increased the rear-facing requirement from one year of age to two years of age. California, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and South Carolina all have the two-year rear-facing requirement. Keeping seats r... Read More

Speed up studying with recursive learning

by Joshua on Jun 09, 2019.
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Did you know that when you study something, your brain can only hold that information for about 10 to 20 minutes? What's worse is that it really can't hold more than 5 to 9 pieces of information at a time, so if you try to "cram" for a test, such as your driving written test, by quickly reading the manual or taking a poorly designed practice test, odds are you won't remember most of what you just learned. That's why so many people fail their written test - because the DMV manuals are huge... Read More

When Traveling Abroad, Do You Know How Much You Can Legally Drink and Still Drive?

by Lisa on May 30, 2019.
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In the United States, the DUI level for drinking and driving is .08%. That’s about two drinks for an average sized guy, one drink for smaller, lighter women. Utah is the one exception. That fabulous state with loads of vacationers visiting lowered their drinking level to the lowest in the U.S. at .05%. That’s basically one drink for some, no drinks for lighter individuals. Those Mormons! Jeesh. "Here’s an article from Forbes": Read More