How to Handle a Vehicle Emergency

How to Handle a Vehicle Emergency

Handling Vehicle Emergencies Tire Failure In 2003, 78,392 crashes occurred as a result of tire failure, which led to 414 fatalities and 10,275 injuries (NHTSA, 2012) These statistics are pretty severe, but it’s possible that the drivers simply...
Crash Dynamics: Speed on Force of Impact

Crash Dynamics: Speed on Force of Impact

Understanding Crash Dynamics: Speed on Force of Impact Speeding is a critical factor in accidents Since 2003, speeding has been a factor of nearly one-third of crash deaths! This sounds like a lot of accidents attributed to a single factor, but...
Stopping Distance in Relation to Speed

Stopping Distance in Relation to Speed

Stopping Distance at High Speeds When you travel at a high speed, you reduce the time that you have to identify a situation, press the brake in response, and slow down your car These three components, the perception, reaction and stopping distances...
Defensive Driving

Defensive Driving

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Is My License Suspended?

Is My License Suspended?

Is my license suspended A driver’s license can be suspended for many reasons, ranging from unpaid fines and the accumulation of points from repeat traffic violations to serious violations (such as a DUI) Even if these don’t apply to you, there...
Mixing Alcohol and Marijuana

Mixing Alcohol and Marijuana

Combining Alcohol and Marijuana Use Around the world, the most commonly used drugs are alcohol, marijuana and tobacco Although most people that use these most likely have a preference, there are a lot of people that use these common drugs together...
Distracted Driver Awareness Month

Distracted Driver Awareness Month

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month Distracted driving is anything that takes your attention off of the road This can include cell phones, navigation devices, other people inside the vehicle, along with general inattentiveness While it...
Florida Traffic School Online – BDI Course Topics

Florida Traffic School Online – BDI Course Topics

Basic Driver Improvement (BDI) Course Topics When you take our Florida traffic school online, you can rest assured that there won't be any unwanted surprises We've created a curriculum based on the requirements established by the state of Florida A...