Railroad Crossings

Railroad Crossings

Railroad Crossing Awareness Incredibly, every 180 minutes in the US, someone is hit by a train (FRA, nd) This statistic sounds almost outlandish since trains are so big How could someone possibly allow themselves to be put in harm’s way...
The Two Second Rule

The Two Second Rule

Following Distance In order to have the time you need in order to respond to various road situations, you need to do more than just scan the roads You have to give maintain a cushion of space between your car and other ones on the road! Maintaining...
Motorcycle Licensing and Training

Motorcycle Licensing and Training

Motorcycle Licensing and Training If you are interested in driving a motorcycle, you might be surprised to learn that a regular Class E driver’s license doesn’t automatically authorize you to drive a motorcycle This makes sense-- after all,...
Florida Points on License

Florida Points on License

Florida Point System: Prevent Points on License In the state of Florida, driving is a privilege, not a right There are various ways that you can lose your driving privileges, some of which include: making a fraudulent driver’s license...
Changing Lanes

Changing Lanes

Changing Lanes and Passing The ability to change lanes safely is a critical skill on the road There are many situations where you will either be required to do so In addition to this, you may at some point feel strongly compelled to change lanes...
Hillsborough County Clerk’s Office

Hillsborough County Clerk’s Office

Hillsborough County Clerk's Office If you have received a ticket, you can now choose to handle it online as long as your ticket was issued within the last 30 days and is a payable offense that doesn’t require a court date or proof of payment...
School Buses

School Buses

Florida School Bus Law At some point in your driving career, it’s likely that you will encounter a school bus It’s important to understand what you should do to prevent the chance of injuring others, getting ticketed, or both Florida’s school...
Florida Seat Belt Law

Florida Seat Belt Law

Florida Seat Belt Law Seat belts are the most effective safety device your car has for keeping both drivers and passengers safe In fact, across the United States during 2012, seat belts saved the lives of approximately 12,174 occupants aged 5 and...
What Are Vulnerable Road Users?

What Are Vulnerable Road Users?

What Are Vulnerable Road Users Vulnerable Road Users, or VRU's are users that have less protection, and are at more risk in traffic These include pedestrians, bicyclists and motorcyclists Children, the elderly, and disabled people are considered...
Adaption to Surroundings

Adaption to Surroundings

Scanning and Adaption to Surroundings It’s common sense to pay attention to your surroundings when you’re driving thousands of pounds of heavy machinery on wheels, right Especially when you know that you’re not the ONLY one that is capable of...