Shield Driving School Blog

Checking your Oil

Is checking your oil a sticky situation? Checking oil is not complicated and with this easy guide from our friends at Golden Eagle Co. This easy to follow guide should help you out and keep your engine healthy. For more information check out their website at https://www.goldeagle.com/tips-tools/how-check-your-oil-and-save-your-engine     HOW TO CHECK YOUR OIL AND SAVE YOUR ENGINE: 1. Open the hood and find the oil dipstick - It usually has a brightly colored handle, either a finger-sized circle or T-shaped 2. Remove and wipe the dipstick off then replace it - Use a lint-free...

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How to pick a Driving School

How to pick a Driving School? This is an interesting question that I never really considered, because I own a driving school. But I came across an article in, The Christian Science Monitor that covers this very topic. Your teen is ready to drive? Here's how to pick a driving school. Nearly half of US states require driver education for teens under 18. In choosing a driving school, look for one accredited by the AAA. Student driver Kaitlin Kearns takes a driving lesson from D&D Driving School instructor Bob White in Oakwood, Ohio, in January. Don't pick a driving school based...

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Aggressive Driving – It may be you!!!

Aggressive Driving The specific behaviors which constitute aggressive driving would include: Tailgating (following to close behind the driver in front of you) Weaving in and out of traffic Improper passing (eg. cutting in too close in front of vehicle being overtaken) Passing on the road shoulder in the ditch, or sidewalk Improper lane changes (failure to signal) Operating a vehicle in an erratic, reckless, careless, or negligent manner Driving too fast for conditions or in excess of posted speeds Failure to yield the right of way to other road users Preventing other drivers...

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Parallel Parking in under 5 Minutes

Do you drive around the block until you find an open spot or park in a driveway to avoid actually parallel parking? When you try to Parallel Park do you end up 2 feet away from the curb? This particular driving skill is dreaded by almost all new drivers and most parents. The problem with this skill is that parents have no clue how to teach their children to successfully park. So many times the new drivers end up hitting the barrels or end up more crooked than a politician on the take. This skill doesn’t have to be that hard to master. Most parents will rely on their children to take some half-baked...

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Shield Driving Blog

Greetings, Shield Driving School would like to thank everyone that has made us successful. We are introducing this blog to inform parents and new drivers of a variety of different things that are related to driving and driver safety. We will include articles from experts from various fields. Please check back frequently to see who we have as a guest blogger. Please check out our online course as well as what we have to offer for behind the wheel lesson. If there is something you would like to see us blog about please do not hesitate to contact or leave us a message. Shield Driving School

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