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Feel Less Stressed by Teaching These Safe Driving Tips for Teens

Feel Less Stressed by Teaching These Safe Driving Tips for Teens

When teens reach the age where they’re able to begin driving, parents are bound to worry about their teen’s safety on the road. As they say, the best offense is a good defense, so it’s a good idea to teach your teen safe driving habits while they’re learning how to drive. Here are a few that we recommend. Eliminate distractions: Distractions come in various shapes and sizes: smartphones, loud music, snacks, and so on. When teaching your teen how to…

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Bicycle Safety Rules to Follow This Summer

Bicycle Safety Rules to Follow This Summer

No matter how some drivers resent it, summer is the time of bicyclists. Even if you have a car, you may want to take your bike out for a ride periodically, or even switch over to bicycle transport entirely. If you’re going to be on your bike a lot this summer, follow these bicycle safety rules to keep yourself and others safe. Before you go out on your bike, check it for mechanical problems. Underinflated tires, faulty brakes, and tangled…

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What to Do If You Hydroplane

What to Do If You Hydroplane

With spring comes showers, and driving in the rain can be a nerve-wracking, especially when you hydroplane. Here’s what to do in case you start to hydroplane. Remain calm – The worst thing you could do if you hydroplane is panic. Take a deep breath and tackle the situation calmly. Do not brake or accelerate suddenly – Since hydroplaning is a loss of traction to the front tires, sudden braking will lock only the rear tires, which will cause a…

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