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The Deadly Phenomenon They Don't Teach You In Driver's Ed The Deadly Phenomenon They Don't Teach You In Driver's Ed

As the automotive industry progressively improves the safety of its vehicles, it seems issues of driver awareness and visibility also increase. Thickening pillars and smaller windows coupled with an awkward road design make for a particularly dangerous intersection in Hampshire, England that suffers from a phenomenon…

A 1967 Driver's Ed Manual Is Both Horrifying And Way Better Than What We Have Today A 1967 Driver's Ed Manual Is Both Horrifying And Way Better Than What We Have Today

I don’t know about you, but my Driver’s Ed lessons—held during one semester during my sophomore year of high school—were basic and straightforward. We went over all the lights and signs and what they meant and maaaybe some bad weather advice. That was it. This old Driver’s Ed textbook, Tomorrow’s Drivers, goes above…

Ten Things Every Rider Should Know Before They Start To Ride Ten Things Every Rider Should Know Before They Start To Ride

Experienced motorcyclists might make riding look easy, but that’s only because they’re experienced. As a novice, there’s a lot you need to keep on your mind before you ride. These ten things will help keep you safe while having fun on two wheels.

Ford Creates 'Drugged Driving Suit' That Makes It Difficult To Drive, Catch Exercise Balls Ford Creates 'Drugged Driving Suit' That Makes It Difficult To Drive, Catch Exercise Balls

Driving while drugged probably isn’t the best idea, but the people who do it are probably too, ehem, preoccupied at the time to be able to tell us how challenging it really is. In comes Ford, with some new technology showing what it’s like to conduct a vehicle—and catch various balls—while under the influence of drugs.

Your Ten Worst Driver's Ed Horror Stories Your Ten Worst Driver's Ed Horror Stories

Let’s face it, driver’s ed in America is a broken system. It’s a true, cold hearted fact that car accidents are the leading cause of deaths for teenagers ages 15-19. After reading these ten awful driver’s ed stories, it’s not too difficult to understand why.

What's Your Drivers' Ed Horror Story? What's Your Drivers' Ed Horror Story?

The very concept of drivers’ education is completely mind boggling. Take three or four of the worst, most inexperienced drivers. Give them raging teenage hormones. Now stick them in a car with an instructor who probably doesn’t care, and just wants to escape with their life.

​We Would've Gotten Up At 6 AM For AP Drivers' Ed ​We Would've Gotten Up At 6 AM For AP Drivers' Ed

AP Econ sucked, and we would've totally skipped it if Advanced Placement drivers' education was a thing. And it absolutely needs to be a thing.

My Driver's Ed Teacher's Story Changed My Life My Driver's Ed Teacher's Story Changed My Life

Driver's education should be about more than than just lane changes and parallel parking: it also has to be about the responsibility we all share as motorists. In this essay, MechanicAdvisor's Ken Kupchik recalls the impact that a paralyzed driving instructor had on his young life.

Most interesting and important experiment in drivers education Most interesting and important experiment in drivers education

"Most of our traffic and motor safety problems are created by a few childishly inconsiderate drivers"

How Much Should Driver's Education Cost? How Much Should Driver's Education Cost?

I found out that if you really want to learn how to drive in the US, you have to pay your way into rally school. I think it's worth it, but is there a better way?

Learn How To Drive In Eight Short Videos Learn How To Drive In Eight Short Videos

Time-rending wormholes are a constant danger we all face. At any moment, we could all be sucked into a rift in the space-time continuum, and emerge anywhere. Even behind the wheel of a Holden whizzing down a crowded Australian highway in the 1970s. That's why you need to watch these videos to be prepared.

Georgia lawmaker calls driver's licenses “oppressive” Georgia lawmaker calls driver's licenses “oppressive”

Georgia State Rep. Bobby Franklin wants to stop government from "licensing" drivers, saying driving is an "inalienable right." He also wants Georgia to pay its bills in gold and bar mandatory vaccinations. Apocalypses don't just start themselves, y'all.

C'mon And Take A Joy Ride...Of Doom! C'mon And Take A Joy Ride...Of Doom!

The prescription for criminal teen car lust in the 1970s? "Joy Ride - An Auto Theft," an educational film exploring questions like "Why would anyone leave their keys in a '68 Satellite?" and "What does 'dudeing' mean?"

America, You Brought The Toyota Hoax On Yourself America, You Brought The Toyota Hoax On Yourself

No matter how the Great Toyota Recall and Jim Sikes saga ends, two things are certain: one, American drivers are sheep, and two, yes, this will happen again.

Hippie Legislators Try Adding Green Lessons To Drivers Ed Hippie Legislators Try Adding Green Lessons To Drivers Ed

Two Democrats in Michigan's State House put together legislation to mandate classroom time on "the importance of carpooling and using public transportation, identifying the attributes of a fuel-efficient vehicle," and "recycling vehicle parts and fluids." Hippies. [Detroit News]

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