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Do Pedestrians Always Have the Right of Way?

Pedestrian - Photo credit: Heiko Kuverling New drivers studying for their written knowledge test are often told or are under the impression that pedestrians always have the right of way. This is probably because test takers will see such questions on the permit practice tests and in handbooks. All of these question will basically say that the driver of a vehicle must yield to the pedestrian. It is a good idea to go a step further and fully understand and respect the rights and responsibilities of both motorists and pedestrians. Even if this often is mentioned in the driver's manual, it is ignored by readers. Continue reading to get all the facts before taking your written knowledge test.
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City Driving as a New Driver

City Driving - Photo Copyright:  ambrozinio True or false? Freeway driving is more dangerous than city driving. On the DMV written knowledge test, many test takers assume that freeway driving is more dangerous than city driving because of the speed involved. In fact, you are more likely to be involved in an accident when driving in the city. Read the following article to get some valuable driving tips.
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What is Hydroplaning?

Hydroplaning - illustration by Victovoi Understanding hydroplaning is extremely important before taking your permit test and before getting out on the road. Hydroplaning means that your tires lose all contact with the pavement. When this happens, you cannot brake, accelerate or turn. You must learn how to prevent hydroplaning and how to to recover from it.
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