Driver's Ed • Main Roads vs. Back Roads

Posted by Corey DeVellis on Jul 28, 2016 5:30:00 PM


For anyone coming to Connecticut, one of the first things they complain to the locals about are the roads. “How do you know where you’re going?”, “That doesn’t even look like a road”, “There are more potholes than I can count”, and the often intoned “Does everyone live in the woods?!”

Connecticut back roads are some of the most challenging in the country. There are a multitude of factors that go into this, but they certainly aren’t insurmountable. Here is a side-by-side comparison between driving on main roads versus navigating our, sometimes, harrowing back roads.

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Topics: tips, highway driving

How To: Merge On The Highway

Posted by Corey DeVellis on Mar 9, 2016 4:06:00 PM

Merging onto the highway is likely the most obviously dangerous thing the average American does on a daily basis. Higher speeds, blind spots hiding cars, and the stress of heavy traffic can all lead to collisions out on our roadways. As with all types of driving, merging onto the highway can be made infinitely easier by understanding the basics of what is going on.

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Topics: Safe driving, Safe Driving Tips, highway tips, highway driving

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