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How to Lose Your LicensePosted on Jun 09, 2017 by admin | Blog

License suspensions and revocations Driving is a privilege and can be suspended or revoked by the DMV. Driver’s licenses are not automatically reinstated following suspension or revocation. You must: Reapply at a DMV office Present the documents required for proof of name, date of birth and social security number Meet any other reinstatement requirements and […]

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Lane MarkingsPosted on Jun 01, 2017 by admin | Blog

Solid white lines are used to mark: Right edge of the road Shoulders Bicycle lanes Stop lines Crosswalks It is against the law to cross a solid white line when entering or exiting the highway. Dotted white lines are used to mark: Separate lanes of travel in the same direction Double dotted white lines indicate […]

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Driving FatiguedPosted on May 23, 2017 by admin | Blog

Driving fatigued is a condition that affects everyone at one time or another. Crashes that occur as a result of micro sleep, which is sleep lasting from 5-10 seconds related to your circadian rhythm, are known to occur more frequently than once thought. Circadian rhythm causes nearly everyone to be less alert or even drowsy […]

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Driving Under the InfluencePosted on May 11, 2017 by admin | Blog

Under Nevada law, driving under the influence of alcohol, controlled substances, prescription and non prescription medication is Illegal. Nevada laws on driving under the influence are tough. Under these laws, there are two types of penalties: Administrative action taken against the driver by the DMV. This happens regardless of the court findings. Criminal which is […]

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City Driving vs. Highway DrivingPosted on May 08, 2017 by admin | Blog

City driving: City driving can be more dangerous because you will encounter: Intersections with traffic signals and stop signs Vehicles turning right on red Vehicles turning out of parking lots/shopping centers Pedestrians Skateboarders Bicyclists Scooters Emergency vehicles School zones School buses Most accidents in the city happen in the right and left lane. If the […]

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Driving a Manual Shift VehiclePosted on Apr 26, 2017 by admin | Blog

Before driving a manual shift vehicle in traffic, you should first learn where the friction point of the clutch is and how to shift smoothly. The best place to learn this is in a large flat parking lot. The clutch: The purpose of the clutch is to disengage the engine from the transmission Using the […]

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Sharing The Road With TrucksPosted on Apr 21, 2017 by admin | Blog

In a recent study conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, it was found that of all truck related car fatalities, 75% were car initiated. Stay out of the no zones: Rear: If you can’t see the trucks outside mirrors, the driver can’t see you. Sides: If you can’t see the drivers face in […]

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Car InsurancePosted on Apr 18, 2017 by admin | Blog

Insurance premiums are determined by the following factors: Where you live Your age Your driving record What kind of vehicles you drive In Nevada, all licensed drivers are required to carry liability insurance. Liability insurance protects you in the event you’re involved in a car crash that is your fault. Liability coverage alone is only […]

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Sharing the Road with MotorcyclesPosted on Apr 17, 2017 by admin | Blog

Motorcyclists have the same rights and responsibilities as other drivers. However, there are special situations car/truck drivers need to be aware of to share the road safely with motorcycles. Motorcycles may: Ride on any city street or highway Ride in the HOV lane in Nevada Have the right to use a complete travel lane Share […]

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Driving EmergenciesPosted on Apr 03, 2017 by admin | Blog

Safe handling of driving emergencies requires special skills and knowledge. Running off the road: If your vehicle drifts onto the shoulder or if you’re forced off the road: Stay calm Remove your foot from the accelerator Check your mirror to make sure your lane is clear Look up the middle of your lane to ease […]

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