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October 18, 2019

Texting & Driving is a serious driving flaw and major factor in most collisions.  This is common knowledge but we forget that there was a time when there was no such thing as texting and driving.  Before texting there were plenty of collisions on the roadway.  If we lo...

September 15, 2019

Are you debating whether to choose a driving school that utilizes an online class or actual physical classroom?  This is Ultra Safe's opinion of physical classrooms.  We hope you choose your driving school wisely. 

At first it seems obvious that a driver educa...

August 23, 2019

Speed

Space

Distraction

Visibility

Traction

Impatience

Intimidation

Miscalculation

Please keep in mind that most wrecks are a combination of these factors by both drivers.  If you drive in a way that eliminates all these factors, you will have removed yourself from the wreck e...

July 21, 2019

The purpose of this article is to make parents aware that not all driving schools are the same and that it is important to choose your school wisely and get involved in your child's driver education as much as possible.  If Phillips Driving School reads this article an...

April 11, 2019

     

Unless you have more than one child you may not know any of the differences in driving schools.  Even with 2 or more kids you might simply choose the same driving school because it's what your familiar with.  But we all have busy schedules and monthly bu...

January 31, 2019

One of the 6 major reasons for accidents is visibility.  Your ability to see and others ability to see you.  I work at a local high school and see many teens driving to school in the morning.  Here are 6 easy ways to keep your teen safer. 

1.  D...

November 10, 2018

Use these winter driving tips to drive safer all year - not just 3 months of the year.

1.  Is it necessary to drive?  If so leave earlier. For every 1 mile you travel you should add 3-5 minutes to your normal driving time.

2.  Whether a red light, stop sign, yieldin...

October 10, 2018

These are tips I give parents when they begin Supervised Driving

--New drivers should not drive more than 20 minutes for at least the first 10 hrs.

--Having your student drive to school in the morning during rush hour is not recommended.    There will be plenty of time t...

August 27, 2018

We've all seen billboards saying "Speeding Kills".  But why does speeding kill?  Most people would say if you drive fast the impact of the collision will be greater, and the greater the collision the greater the chance of dying.  This is true.  Another reason why speed...

May 4, 2018

Warning!  This article could offend parents!

What is the #1 bad driving habit parents unknowingly pass on to their kids?  Well, most parents use a seat belt and make their kids wear them too.  Also turn signals could probably be used a little better as well as smoother...

February 8, 2018

Here are some obvious facts to get out of the way...

Most students are physically capable of driving. 

Most students are able to learn acceleration, braking, and turning - the basics of vehicle control.

Here is the most important fact that is also easy to forget...

Most st...

January 29, 2018

  This is a serious judgement call.  Taking the test and passing the test, means they will be able to drive by themselves!  Ultrasafe's opinion is first of all they need to be able to pass any practice written test with a 100%.  80% means 1 out of 5 questions they don'...

September 15, 2017

From Drivers Manual...

"Passing Speed Limit Exception: If you are driving a passenger vehicle, motorcycle or pickup, not towing another vehicle, you may exceed the posted speed limit by up to 15 miles per hour, while passing another vehicle that is traveling below the p...

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