1. Tips on Being a Defensive Driver

    In a previous blog, we discussed ways to improve your confidence in the car. To go along the same theme, this blog is going to dive into defensive driving. As you become more and more familiar, comfortable, and confident in your driving skills, defensive driving is another mode of thinking you can m…Read More

  2. Tips on Being a Confident Driver

    Right now, if you’re just learning how to drive, it’s scary. You’re in complete control of a moving vehicle that weighs somewhere around 4,000 pounds (depending on the vehicle, of course). Driving gives whole new meaning to staying in the lines, doesn’t it? Not only do you have to steer the …Read More

  3. How to Schedule A Driving Test in Gresham, OR

    After months of driver’s ed and months of driving around with a licensed driver, you finally feel ready to take your driving test! So that means spending hours in line at the DMV, and then being told to wait in another line for someone to administer the test. However, scheduling your driving test …Read More

  4. How to Avoid Distracted Driving

    It’s becoming easier and easier to get distracted while driving. With construction going on throughout the Gresham area, motorcyclists, fun tunes on the radio, your phone going off, birds — there are a variety of things that can quickly grab your attention from the road. It’s during these spli…Read More

  5. ‘Hit-and-run’ Law Clarified Duties of Drivers

    Imagine driving along, listening to the music on your radio, and all of a sudden you hear a thud and your car jumps a bit. You didn’t see anything in the road, so you simply keep driving. Anyone who has been in a car accident, however severe, knows it can be stressful and overwhelming, making it d…Read More

  6. Top Safety Items To Keep In Your Car At All Times

      We’re all guilty of having bare spaces in the trunks of our cars where there should be emergency items. Sometimes, it’s out of procrastination, and other times, it’s out of pure naivety. At Pacific Driver Education LLC in Gresham, Ore., safety is a top priority taught in our driving lessons…Read More

  7. 4 Common Causes of Car Crashes Among Teen Drivers

    On the top of a parent’s list of worst nightmares is receiving a phone call that their child has just been in a car crash. Teens, wide-eyed and excited about getting their first driver’s license, are more prone to motor vehicle crashes, primarily due to their naivety and inexperience. Car accide…Read More

  8. More Wisdom for Teen Drivers

    In a previous blog post, we discussed how driving lessons in Gresham, and well as other strategies and bits of wisdom, can help your teen succeed on the road. We’ll discuss that topic again here, we even more words of advice that can help your teen driver develop essential driving skills! Start sm…Read More

  9. How to Improve Your Fleet’s Safety Record

    If you are like most fleet managers, you have an annual goal of hitting a certain safety-related number. That might be reducing the number of accidents that occur within the fleet, how much repair work is needed on your vehicles or even your worker's compensation claim rates. Safety is a big deal wh…Read More

  10. New laws for Oregon drivers take effect in 2018

    For more information: David House, 503-945-5270, david.j.house@odot.state.or.us CORRECTION New laws for Oregon drivers take effect in 2018 CLARIFYING section on three-wheel vehicles, which includes two laws In addition to passing a major transportation funding package, the 2017 Oregon Legislature pa…Read More