7 Ways to Maximize Tire Traction (The Friction Circle)

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Tire traction is critical for maintaining control over your vehicle. Did you know that the amount of traction available can change based on the weight transfer of your vehicle? Understanding proper weight transfer can mean the difference between negotiating a turn and sliding off the road. Here is a quick introduction into the fundamental driving … Read more

What is Hydroplaning? (3 Tips to Avoid and Correct It)

Hydroplaning (also called “aquaplaning”) is a condition where the tires can’t displace water on the road fast enough. When excess water builds up under the tire, the tire lifts off of the road’s surface, compromising your ability to steer the vehicle. As the seasons change and the weather gets worse, the odds of hydroplaning on a … Read more

4 Reasons You Should Honk Your Horn (And 4 Reasons Not To)

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If you’ve ever been to a major city, you know how people can be pretty generous with their horn. Sometimes people honk because they’re bored, angry, or because they want to get another driver’s attention. Reasons For Honking Honking can be a major distraction when used incorrectly, but it could save someone’s life. All vehicles … Read more

Which States Do Not Share Driving Records

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If you’re traveling to another state, what happens if you get a ticket in a state you don’t live in? If you are moving to another state, will your driving record follow you? States have an agreement among themselves to share information about traffic violations by drivers across state lines. There are a couple of agreements and … Read more