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Research Shows that Hands-Free is Not Risk Free

Voice-driven, in-vehicle technologies have become increasingly common with peoples’ desire to stay connected by texting, talking on the phone or even using Facebook. New findings from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety and the University of Utah show that dangerous distractions can exist even when drivers keep their hands on the wheel and their eyes […]

Economic Driving School (Specialties, History, Reviews)

Specialties • Teaching teenagers and students with disabilities. • Defensive driving. History Established in 1978 Don Meyer and Donnell Jackson, owners of Economic Driving School attended San Jose State University where they earned their teaching credentials in 1974. At the same time they earned Designated Teaching Credentials in Public Safety and Accident Prevention, including Driver […]


Communication with the student is critical when teaching driving. Below are short phrases the teacher should use to aid in communication PHRASE MEANING 1. “Adjust seat” First unlock, then pull (or push) seat to proper position for you. 2. “Start engine” Twist key, release key, and apply brake. 3. “Shift” Move gear selector lever. 4. […]


When your teenager turns 151/2 years of age they are eligible to take the provisional permit test at the Department of Motor Vehicles. After completing Driver Education they will need to bring their Driver Education Completion Certificate, birth certificate, and social security number to the DMV. The parent or guardian and student must also fill […]

California Automobile Insurance

Insurance in a very important topic when it comes to driving a car. California law says that all licensed drivers must have automobile insurance. By law you must carry your vehicle registration and car insurance in your vehicle. You must present it to a police officer if you are pulled over in your vehicle. Teenagers […]