Category: Driver Training

Good driver training equips drivers with safety and responsible driving skills, covering various topics for various benefits.

The 13 Real Traffic Safety Questions We Should Be Asking

What 13 questions about American traffic safety should we be really asking? And how can we answer them and save lives?

Guest Profile: Will Thornton, Author of Are We There Yet?

Happy Fall! This month, I’m so pleased to introduce Will Thornton, a driving instructor who teaches near Houston, Texas. Will just wrote a book called Are We There Yet? The Epidemic of Risk, Aggression, and Distraction: Its Impact to our Nation’s Roads, and a Practical Program to End the Resulting Deaths and Wrecks. I’ve known […]

What’s Happening with Driver Training During the Pandemic—and Opportunities

As we all know, the coronavirus pandemic has upended our lives with astonishing speed. Almost no industry has gone untouched, and the same is true for the driver training industry, which depends heavily on teaching and learning in the confined space of the car where social distancing is impossible. As of May 5, the UK’s […]

Call for Contributions: What Are You Doing to Keep Business Going If You’re a Driving Instructor?

As we all know, never in our lifetimes has so much changed so breathtakingly quickly as in the past month with the global coronavirus pandemic. If you’re a driving instructor, I want to hear from you. With in-car training and driving testing/examinations suspended for the indeterminate future, I’m looking to write a blog post about […]

What Coronavirus Means for Road Safety—Plus, How to Best Clean Your Car

As the coronavirus pandemic tests our social fabric and discipline, its far-reaching effects on road safety are sobering, surprising, and—believe it or not—not entirely negative. Plus, learn how to clean your car properly.

Driving Tips Ebook Now Available! The Sound of No Car Crashing

At long last, my first-ever ebook on driving tips is now available—The Sound of No Car Crashing: A Guide to Protective Driving!

Welcome to the New Driving in the Real World!

Something bright and shiny is on an Internet near you—and you’re on it! Welcome to my new Driving in the Real World® website (

25 Ways to a Dream Driver’s Education Programs

For the past several years I’ve been fantasizing. Big-time. No, not about whatever lewd thing may have just popped into your head, but about driver’s education programs.

The Role of Driving in the Real World

Recently I’ve been getting asked a lot why I started Driving in the Real World and if there was any singular incident (like an accident or loss) that made me want to change the way people drive. Although I have known a couple of people who were killed in auto accidents, their fate is not […]

The 13 Real Traffic Safety Questions We Should Be Asking

The Ultimate Ebook on Road-Tripping Driving Safety

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