How Does Commentary Driving Help You Improve Your Driving Skills

Written by Omid Karimi

Have you tried commentary driving or is this the first time you've heard about it? When you start to take some interest in driving, you might mumble a few signs as soon as you see them. For example, saying, "green light" when approaching a traffic light at an intersection. Or saying, "children crossing" when coming to a school zone. This is a subconscious thing we do even before we start to learn how to drive. But what exactly is commentary driving and how do you do it? And what are the benefits of doing it?


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8 Frequently Asked Road Rules You Should Know

Written by Omid Karimi

A lot of new drivers feel that some road rules are complex and frightening. Some have uncertainty when it comes to a few road rules. It's understandable if you feel that way, too. And we've encountered a bunch of the same questions asking for more clarifications on some of the road rules. So we've put together a list of the most often asked road rules for you. Hopefully, this will help you learn more about the rules and be confident on the road. 

1. Changing lanes and merging. 

Most beginner drivers are terrified when it comes to changing lanes and merging into traffic. Most people think that the driver on the left must always give way to the right when merging. 


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How to Stay Safe When Night Driving

Written by Omid Karimi

Driving at night can be dangerous, especially when you're driving in a remote area. There are a lot of obstacles drivers may face when driving at night compared to driving during the day.  

Newbie drivers are hesitant to drive at night and that’s only normal. Even experienced drivers are cautious to drive at night. So for those who are still learning, remember to be extra cautious when driving at night. Here are some tips on what you should do to stay safe when driving at night.


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Things to Keep in Your Car at All Times

Written by Omid Karimi

Some prefer to travel light whether they are commuting to work or going on a road trip. But you should have these several things in your car in case something goes wrong during your drive. It is already given that you should have your important documents. This includes documents like proof of insurance, licence and registration, and emergency contacts.

Here is a list of other things that will come in handy in case of an emergency.

1. Glove essentials 

Stop rummaging through your stuff all over the car. You'll never know when you might need to write a note on one of your trips. So keep a small notepad and a pen in your glove compartment. This way you'll be ready to make a note when needed. If you are a tech-savvy person and know how to take notes using some note-taking apps (like Evernote, Google Keep, Samsung Notes, etc.) on your phone, great. You can ditch the pen and paper. You can also include a coin purse to keep spare change for supermarket trolleys.


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10 Unusual Road Rules That Will Surprise You

Written by Omid Karimi

Have you received a fine when speeding through a red light? How about the time when you parked at a "No Parking" sign?  

Those are some common situations where drivers consciously break the rules. And there are some uncommon rules you probably did not know about and could cost you a considerable amount of money.  

You should know these rules to get yourself out of trouble.


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Defensive Driving: What You Need To Know

Written by Omid Karimi

Driving can be unpredictable. There are many incidents that could happen on the road. Either you're on your way to work, going out for groceries, or going on a long road trip. It is important to be prepared on how to respond to sudden situations. That is why it's necessary to know how to do defensive driving. 

Well, you can get the idea about defensive driving but what is it exactly?

 It's a set of driving skills that allows drivers to avoid collisions, drunk drivers, and navigate through bad weather.


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Four stages of learning driving

Written by Omid Karimi

According to the great American psychologist, Abraham Maslow, there are four stages of learning a new skill. Each stage involves some emotions, and understanding the stages and emotions attached to them means we avoid getting frustrated in the learning process. We also understand others who are in the early stages of the process. Like any other skills, there are four stages of learning driving that everyone needs to go through. Remember that no one was born a driver!


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