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"Forty percent of fatal crashes involved alcohol. For fatal crashes occurring from midnight to 3 a.m., 77 percent involved alcohol. -2000-";

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Drivers Ed Game

Drivers Ed GameTest your driving skills with this online Drivers Ed game!

Practice Backing out of a parking space, stopping at an intersection, right and left turns, parallel parking, merging with traffic, parking in a parking space or take some driving exams. Test your skills now!

10 Fuel Saving Tips

SuicidePumperWhether you drive a gas hog or an economy vehicle consider trying these gas-money savers.

  • 1. If you think you'll be idling for more than 30 seconds, shut off the engine. Obviously you're getting zero miles per gallon while the vehicle sits. It takes less gas to re-start than it does to idle.
  • 2. Drive gently. Accelerate smoothly and brake gradually. Keep your speed steady and don't tailgate.

Parent Coaching: First-Drive Tips

Student driverFIRST DRIVE PRACTICE PLAN

  • Always wear safety belts.
  • Drive student to practice area.
  • Begin in an empty parking lot
  • Get control before entering traffic
  • Do not enter traffic until safe.
  • Always exercise caution.
  • Be prepared for the unexpected. 

Motorcycles Are Everywhere...

DucatiBe on the lookout for motorcycles and motor scooters! "LOOK TWICE AND SAVE A LIFE!"  More people are seeking relief from the expense at the gas pump by riding motorcyles. But remember, riding a motoorcyle is a dangerous activity! A motorcycle course is a prerequisite for anyone who is not an experienced rider. The Motorcycle Safety Foundation offers courses nationwide; Click Here to find a Motorcycle Course near you. Click Here to view Motorcycle Controls. To identify unsafe motorcycle helmets, Click Here.

Are You Interested in ROAD SONGS?

MusicNotesRichard F. Weingroff at the Federal Highway Administration has composed a great list of ROAD SONGS with lyrics. There may be other highway song lists on the internet, including lists with more detail, more songs, and more performers. But here's the Highway History page list-for what it's worth. Click Here to See Song List. But remember... while you boogie, WATCH THE ROAD!

How Safe is Your Car?

Safer Car LogoSafercar.gov allows you to report vehicle problems and get other types of critical vehicle information. To get information on Vehicle Defects, Crash & Rollover Ratings and Recall Info. Click Here.

Underage Drinking is a Big Problem

We Don't Serve TeensDid you know? Most teens report that alcohol is easy to get? Including 62 percent of eighth graders, 83 percent of sophomores, and 92 percent of seniors. The web site DontServeTeens.gov, provides parents and others with tools and information to reduce teen drinking and related harm.

My Motorcycle Put Me in a Wheelchair

TomWheelchair September 17th, Saturday— An overcast, but warm, late summers day. The last day of my life as I knew it. I had turned 21 the month before and was looking forward to my trip to California. Where I would attend the Musicians Institute for Guitar. All the arrangements had been made. I had already been playing guitar for 16 years and had dreams of becoming "A Rock Guitar legend."

I had been told by many that I had great musical talent. Unfortunately, I also possessed a propensity for speed.

Driving is a Dangerous Activity

Death cCossesDriving a motor vehicle in the United States is the single most dangerous activity that we participate in on a daily basis. Every time we get into a motor vehicle there is the potential of being killed or maimed. A son, a daughter, a parent or a friend could be killed in a split second, because they took their eyes off the road, or took a chance, or didn't have the experience to handle an unexpected driving event.

If a vehicle drifts just five to six feet, it could result in a head-on collision; over 40,000 people die yearly in motor vehicle crashes! Many of these are young people.

Fight Drunk and Drugged Driving in Your Community

Join the National Fight Against Impaired Driving. Impaired driving continues to be one of the deadliest crimes in America . Check out: StopImpairedDriving.org. This site is designed to provide you with information and resources to fightdrunk and drugged driving in your community.

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