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Ace Your Driving Test With I Drive Smart!
May 30, 2012 · 1 Comment

Those of us that have our driver's license often like to pretend that we were born good drivers, that driver education came naturally to us, and that we passed our licensing test flawlessly. Well, for most of us, that couldn't be farther from the truth. Taking a driving test can be one of the most stressful events of a teenager's young life, and a number of us have failed driving tests as proof of that. Apart from normal anxiety, perhaps a young driver is not typically a great test taker, or perhaps they fear what others might say if they fail the test. Suffice it to say that there are a million reasons that a teen may be overly nervous and fail to perform optimally on their driving test. Don't let that happen to you!

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Getting a permit means putting in the hours
July 14, 2011 · No Comments

In our previous blog entry, we talked about how driving for teens offers freedom, but that responsibility comes with it too.

Teens in New York State, and in several other states across the country, are now faced with the requirement of completing 50 hours of supervised driving, up from the previous 18 required (with 15 of those hours mandated to occur after sunset).

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Maryland Graduated Driver Licensing System – Part IV: Driving Tips for Teens
December 10, 2010 · No Comments

Are you a new teen driver who is learning to drive or has recently completed a driving instruction class? As a new teen driver, learning to drive can be both exciting and scary.  For many of you, this is often the first time you have been entrusted with a real world responsibility whose mismanagement or abuse can have very real adult consequences.  With this in mind, we have compiled some useful driving tips for teens and hope you will incorporate them into your driving routine.

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Maryland Graduated Driver Licensing System – Part III: Driving Tips for Parents
December 08, 2010 · 2 Comments

Today's driving school blog entry on the Maryland Graduated Driver Licensing System will focus on useful driving tips for Parents. As a parent, the responsibility for your child as he/she begins the process of becoming a licensed driver can be a cause of great concern and anxiety. To maximize the preparedness of your teen as he/she embarks on their journey of becoming a responsible driver, we have provided the following driving tips that you, as a parent can share with your teen drivers. Please keep in mind that any graduated driver licensing program (GDL) only works with the proactive enforcement by parents.

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Maryland Graduate Driver Licensing System - Old vs New Laws
November 30, 2010 · No Comments

 

Maryland made some revisions to its Driver Licensing System in October 2009. Some of these changes in the law are subtle so we have outlined them below to clarify any questions you might have regarding how the new and old driver licensing system laws compare.

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Maryland Graduated Driver Licensing System - Introduction
November 26, 2010 · No Comments

Did you know that a 16 year old driver is ten times more likely to be involved in an automobile wreck than an adult? In fact, crash rates are higher during a teen’s first few months behind the wheel and statistics show that on average, thirty people are injured every day as a result of a young driver. Alarmingly, every three days on average, someone is killed as a result of a crash involving a young driver.

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