Defensive Driving Tip #1: Pay Attention

Defensive Driving Tip #1: Pay Attention “I never saw him!” is the most common excuse heard after a collision. Was the other vehicle invisible? Virtually all collisions involve inattention on the part of one or both drivers. Inattention can involve many things, some of which are daydreaming, distractions, sleepiness, fatigue, “highway hypnosis,” talking, etc. A moving vehicle develops thousands of … Read More

Airbags Traffic School

Airbags might save lives, but they can come with their own set of injuries as well, some of which are more unusual than others A 17-year-old Michigan girl was in a car accident where the airbags deployed. Upon being admitted to the emergency room she complained of blurry vision and feeling like something was in her eye. She had no … Read More

The best traffic ticket in Arizona to get….

Traffic school tip # 129 If you get pulled over by an officer in Arizona and told him or her your best story and you know  you are still getting the ticket, you might want to try this.  Start negotiating for the Wasting Finite Resources ticket 28-702.01a. If you can convince the police officer to write you this ticket it … Read More

Fees

In Arizona The Defensive Driving Program has the following required fee’s. State Fee $20, State Surcharge $45. The Classroom School Fee for Mesa, Phoenix, Chandler and Tempe is $25. The Classroom School Fee for all other courts is $35. The Online School Fee is 37.95 for all courts.

Roundabouts

How to Drive Around Modern Roundabouts As you enter a roundabout, remember two key points: Never merge. The right of way is observed at the yield sign. Motorists already in the roundabout have the right of way. You must slow down or stop to yield to traffic approaching from the left. Wait for a gap in traffic, then carefully proceed into … Read More

Distracted Driving call 480-246-1930 to register for a class

  With ever increasing demands on our personal and professional time in today’s busy society, learning to juggle multiple tasks at once is something we all face daily.  As a result, a new traffic safety epidemic has emerged on America’s roadways that demands immediate attention: distracted driving. In 2010, 3,092 people were killed in crashes involving a distracted driver.  One … Read More

Call 480-246-1930 to Register

Study finds daydreaming the top cause of distracted driving accidents Are drivers lost in space? A study by the Erie Insurance company of the roughly 6,500 fatal accidents that occurred in 2010 and 2011 which involved distracted driving found that it wasn’t cell phones at texting that were mostly to blame, but simple daydreaming. According to police reports of the … Read More

Call 480-246-1930 to Register for a Defensive Driving Class and learn how NOT to get a Distracted Driving Ticket

NHTSA Survey Finds 660,000 Drivers Using Cell Phones or Manipulating Electronic Devices While Driving At Any Given Daylight Moment  WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) today released new survey results that show that Americans continue to use electronic devices while driving, despite warnings that it causes their own driving to deteriorate and can … Read More