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Know How To Park on Hills

Consider the following question: You park on headed uphill and there is a curb. How should you turn your front wheels? On the California test, 49 percent of the test takers pick the correct answer. The correct procedure is described on page 46 in the California Driver Handbook along with a good illustration. This, of course, makes it easier for you to learn. On the Florida test, only 38 percent get the question right. Correct parking is basically described in the handbook with images only. It is easy to miss this when you study the Florida Handbook. In Connecticut, more than two out of three miss this question (only 32 percent get it right). The driver's manual does not mention how to turn the wheels when facing uphill. But you are still required to know this, since it is part of your behind-the-wheel driving test. To make it very simple, there is basically only one thing you have understand and remember for your DMV test!
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How to Prepare for Winter Driving

Driving in winter weather is a challenge for most drivers. To be safe on the road you should learn some simple winter driving tips. Before getting out on the roads you must make sure your vehicle is in good technical condition. Check tires and brakes. Your heating system and windshield wipers must work. Make sure that headlights, signal lamps and windscreen are clean.
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Why Novice Drivers Have Passenger Restrictions

Why is there a limit on the number of passengers during the intermediate phase of a Graduated Driver’s License (GDL) program? The reason is the risk-taking behavior that peer pressure triggers. Studies by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) show that young, novice drivers are two-and-a-half times more likely to engage potentially risky behaviors when driving with one teenage peer compared to when driving alone.
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