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Undocumented and Driving: A Debate of Citizenship and Privileges

11 Jan

It’s been all over the news lately – undocumented immigrants are signing up to take their driving tests and many states are starting to issue licenses without proof of citizenship. Illegal immigration is a hot-button issue in the United States, so it’s no surprise that it has become connected to the privilege of driving. It […]

New York Parking Ticket Violations: Costs and How to Avoid

2 Jan

Parking tickets are pretty much a way of life in New York City. They keep drivers on their toes and generate lots of revenue for the city. Read on to learn more about what a parking ticket will cost you in New York, when to dispute, and how to avoid them altogether. The Cost of […]

New Florida Booster Seat Law – January 1, 2015

29 Dec

  New Booster Seat Law Begins January 1 Beginning January 1, 2015, children ages 4 and 5 will be required to sit in a child safety seat or a booster seat rather than being buckled in with just a seat belt. Previously, Florida was one of only two states in the country without laws requiring […]

Are New York’s Yellow Lights Too Short?

6 Dec

Lots of drivers complain that yellow traffic lights are too short, but did you know that the length of yellow lights varies by city and state? And if the timing of a yellow light isn’t set correctly, the likelihood of an accident increases as well. Drivers in some cities feel that their cities have reduced […]

Texas Headlight Laws: Are You Breaking the Law?

23 Nov

Although there are many similarities among headlight laws from state to state, one might say that the devil is in the details. Depending on where you live, the law may require you to have your headlights on during sunrise or sunset hours, during inclement weather conditions, or when visibility is limited to a certain degree. […]

Renewing Your Texas Driver License: Learn the Basics Now, Save Headaches Later

17 Nov

For many Texans, renewing a driver license is on par with paying taxes and standing in a never-ending line at the post office. However, if you understand the basics of license renewal in advance, it seems like less of a hassle when you receive that inevitable notice in the mail. Broken down step by step, […]

Headlight Laws in New York State: What You Might Not Know

16 Nov

  Many modern cars have automatic headlights that flip on as soon as the ignition is turned. Even if your vehicle’s headlights are in auto mode, it’s important to understand headlight laws in case you need to drive a family member’s car or rent a car. These are some essential things to know about the […]

The History of Speed Limits in America: A Nation Speeding Up

13 Nov

Whether you appreciate them or hate them, speed limits are an important part of American history. Here’s a brief history about speed limits and how they’ve evolved across the country over time. Early Speed Limit Laws Connecticut was the first state to pass a speed limit law back in 1901.This law limited the legal speed […]

What to Know about Speed Cameras in New York School Zones

29 Oct

Most New York drivers understand why they should slow down in school zones – to keep kids safe. However, many drivers are unaware or misinformed about speed cameras that have been installed in school zones around the state.  Here’s what you need to know about speed cameras in New York school zones. Where Speed Cameras […]

Car Seat Safety Changes for 2014

3 Feb

The NHTSA is changing their recommendations for the use of child car seats in 2014. The change takes into account the combined weight of the child and car seat while using the LATCH system, as opposed to going solely off the weight of the child. Most vehicles manufactured since September 1, 2002 are required to […]