1. The Top 4 Causes of Teen Caused Car Accidents

    According to a 2016 study by the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention, teenagers (ages 15-19) made up roughly 6.5% of the driving-age population of the United States but accounted for just shy of 8.5% of total damages in auto accidents — a whopping $13.6 billion dollars worth.    In t…Read More

  2. How to Waive a Distracted Driving Fine

    We’ve all been there — seeing a cool car drive by, having a serious conversation with a passenger, getting lost in a really good audible book, or we pull into the driveway at home and realize we’re not sure how we got there. This is distracted driving. It’s not just texting while driving, pu…Read More

  3. 4 Tips on Parallel Parking

    There’s nothing that gets even the most skilled driver’s heart racing like having to parallel park — especially when the space is tight and there is any traffic around. Even though it’s not a required part of the Oregon DMV drive test, mastering this essential skill is a must if you want to …Read More

  4. Tips for Parents Teaching Teenagers to Drive

    There are many very significant milestones that children go through — their first steps, first words, first day of kindergarten, first day behind the wheel of a car — and each of them can be very exciting and incredibly stressful for parents. If you’re the parent of a 15-year-old who has gotte…Read More

  5. Why Drive With Ed?

    If you already have your driver’s license, do you remember how you learned how to drive? Who taught you how to drive? Many of the people already on the road learned how to drive from either of their parents, and they still remember feeling frustrated when a parent slammed on the imaginary passenge…Read More

  6. Winter Driving Safety Tips

    The weather in Portland and Gresham County doesn’t get too extreme in the winter, but for the couple days when it does snow, the roads can be treacherous for inexperienced drivers. For teenagers or young adults who haven’t been driving for very long, or who are completely new to driving, wet or …Read More

  7. Nervous For Your Drive Test? Here Are Some Tips

    When teenagers first begin to drive, there is a lot of excitement and possibility — they can drive to school themselves, drive to soccer matches, to friends houses on the weekends, to the mall. They first get behind the wheel and there may be some initial hesitations about being in control of such…Read More

  8. Benefits of Fleet Safety Training

    Whether you’re a delivery service, landscaping company, or a moving company, businesses with a fleet of vehicles face an additional risk that businesses without fleets don’t have. When employees are regularly on the road, there needs to be standards of safety that every driver follows to ensure …Read More

  9. Fleet Driving Lessons For International Drivers

    Fleet vehicles make up a big part of the traffic on the roads, whether it’s delivery services, truck drivers, or salesmen who own company cars. What we may not realize is that a part of this traffic may be international drivers who aren’t familiar with U.S. traffic laws or other rules of the roa…Read More

  10. What To Look For In Driver’s Ed Classes In Oregon

    Certified Instructors When you’re ready to enroll in driver’s ed classes here in Oregon, either for yourself or for a loved one, the first thing you need to consider are the instructors. In addition to being easy to work with and thoroughly trained in driver’s education, the driving instructor…Read More