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  • What are some car safety devices for dogs?

    Traveling with dogs can be fun (and oftentimes, necessary), but without the proper dog safety devices, it can be dangerous for both you and your pooch. Below are five common car safety items for dogs, but keep in mind several of them will work well for other pets, too. Common Car Safety Devices ...

  • What is the helmet law for riding motorcycles in California? California

    You can get a permit in California (CA) and start motorcycle riding after you turn 18 years old. After you take a motorcycle safety course and pass a road test you can apply to receive your motorcycle license. About California Motorcycle Helmet Laws Even after you have your CA motorcycle license ...

  • 10 Ways To Avoid Road Rage

    Back in 1995, the American Automobile Association (AAA) conducted a survey, the results of which showed that 90 percent of drivers claimed to have either been the victim of road rage or had witnessed a road rage incident. Nearly two decades later, with society’s own pace increasing speed e ...

  • Am I required to stop at flashing stoplights if no other vehicles are in sight?

    Requirements to Stop at a Flashing Red Light Throughout the United States drivers are required to stop at a constant red traffic light. Running a red light or a stop sign could cause you to receive a traffic ticket, which, in turn, could cause you to receive points on your drivers license. Howev ...

  • Are there exemptions to the window tint law in Illinois? Illinois

    Tinted Windows and Illinois Tint Law Exemptions The Illinois tint law does allow for tinted window exemptions, but only for medical reasons. To qualify you must a have certified medical condition that requires sun protection. These medical conditions include: Albinism Lupus erythematosus Discoi ...

  • What is the law for window tinting in IL? Illinois

    Window Tinting and Illinois Safety Laws Tinting is allowed in Illinois provided it conforms to the following car tint restrictions: Tint Darkness Windshield: Non-reflective window tint is allowed on the top six inches. Front side windows: Car tint must allow more than 35% of light through the ...

  • When must a driver yield the right of way?

    Safety Laws and the Drivers License Test If you research your state's driver manual, you'll find that you're required to yield the right-of-way for the following situations: You must pull over and stop for any emergency vehicle with emergency lights flashing and/or siren blaring. You must yield ...

  • Is it illegal to drive while texting in my state?

    Text Message May Lead to Traffic Ticket Prohibiting texting while driving continues to gain momentum among state legislators, especially in light of new studies that claim text messaging while operating a vehicle is just as dangerous as driving while drunk. Currently 23 states and the District o ...

  • Do I need to notify PennDOT if I donate car in PA? Pennsylvania

    Notify PennDOT Regarding Car Donations in PA The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) needs to receive an updated car title if you donate a used car in Pennsylvania (PA). Work with the charity or business that you make one or more car donations to in order to complete the back of ...

  • Are there exemptions to the window tint law in Georgia? Georgia

    Exemptions to GA Auto Tinting Law As of May 2010, the only exemption to Georgia’s tint law pertains to passengers and drivers requiring a special degree of window tinting for medical purposes. In order to receive a medical exemption, you must submit the Application For Exemption To The Win ...

  • What is the law for window tinting in GA? Georgia

    Georgia Tint Law Window tint is measured in Visible Light Transmission (VTL) percentage. Georgia tint laws referencing VTL refer to the percentage of light emitted through film and glass into motor vehicle. GA safety laws regarding window tinting are as follows: Windshields can be tinted with n ...

  • Are there exemptions to the window tint law in New York? New York

    Obtaining a Medical Exemption from NY Tint Laws The New York tint law does allow for a medical exemption. To request the exemption you must be either the driver or someone who regularly rides in the vehicle of question. Before applying, keep in mind that the NY DMV, in conjunction with the New ...

  • What is the law for window tinting in NY? New York

    New York Tint Laws Okay, here are the NY window tinting laws: Darkness of Tint Windshield: Non-reflective tint is allowed on the top six inches of the windshield. Front side windows: Tinting must allow more than 70% of light through the window. Back side windows: Auto tinting must allow more th ...

  • Are there exemptions to the window tint law in New Jersey? New Jersey

    New Jersey Tint Law Exemptions Despite the reputation for having the nation's toughest window tint restrictions and related safety laws, New Jersey does allow for exemptions, but only for the following medical reasons: Persistent light reactivity Poly morphous light eruption Actinic rectuloid P ...

  • Are there exemptions to the window tint law in California? California

    Understanding California Tint Laws The California Highway Patrol and the CA DMV do not offer any exceptions to the window tinting laws except this: You may use aftermarket clear UV protectant car tint on the front driver and passenger side windows, as long as you replace it when it bubbles. Ot ...

  • What is the helmet law for riding motorcycles in Pennsylvania? Pennsylvania

    Motorcycle Helmet Laws in PA Pennsylvania toes the line between total safety laws for helmets and letting people have the right to chance their skulls to the asphalt, if they desire. Keep in mind that motorcycle riding is safest when helmets are worn for protection and that your insurance may se ...

  • What are some tips for driving a stick shift vehicle?

    Safety Tips for Operating a Manual Transmission For optimum driver safety, operating a car with a manual transmission (stick shift) requires practice in getting your timing down between depressing the clutch pedal and moving the shifter, as well as adjusting to three pedals. What may seem clum ...

  • What is the helmet law for riding motorcycles in Illinois? Illinois

    Illinois Scooter, Moped, and Motorcycle Helmet Laws Motorcycle riding in Illinois requires no headgear. Illinois is one of only three states – New Hampshire and Iowa the other two – that has no helmet law for any rider regardless of age, experience, or bike (this includes mopeds and ...

  • What is the helmet law for riding motorcycles in New Jersey? New Jersey

    New Jersey Motorcycle Helmet Laws New Jersey places heavy emphasis on motorcycle safety by requiring all motorcycle riders, regardless of age, to wear a helmet while operating motorcycles. Failure to adhere to the state's helmet safety laws could lead to a fine of $25. The basis of the state's h ...

  • What is the helmet law for riding motorcycles in North Carolina? North Carolina

    North Carolina Helmet Laws As of January 1, 2008, all motorcycle riders and passengers must wear helmets that complies with the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard. This law was passed after statistics revealed that motorcycle riders represented 10% of all fatalities on North Carolina roads, e ...

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