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Yo! My name is Adam and this is my cool new auto blog. I live with my parents in the suburbs of Sydney. It might not seem pretty cool living with your parents, but I am planning to move out soon. One massive advantage of living with my parents is that I can save a lot of money to invest in my new car. As well as the extra money in my pocket, I also benefit from lots of advice from my dad who is an auto mechanic. He has helped me to fine-tune and to add accessorises to my auto so it looks really ace.


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Yes, You're an Adult, But You May Still Need a Driving Class!

Sherri Craig

As an adult, it can be difficult to admit that you may not be the best driver on the road. However, it's important to brush up on your driving skills when needed as poor driving habits can mean the risk of collisions that result in expensive repair bills, as well as injury to you and others. Consider a few signs that you may need to attend a driving class, even if you're an adult who has been driving for many years.

You're always in another driver's way

It's true that other drivers can get angry even if your skills behind the wheel are top-notch; however, if others drivers are always slamming on their brakes, swerving around you and using their horn at you, the problem may be your driving habits and not their bad manners! You may not realise the correct way to merge or change lanes, or what lane you should be driving in, or how to otherwise look out for other drivers when you're behind the wheel. Rather than brushing off the reactions of other drivers, take it as a signal that you may need to consider going to driving school to improve your own skills.

You haven't driven in a long time

If you had your driver's license suspended, were laid up due to surgery or an illness, couldn't afford a car or haven't been driving in a long time for any reason, you might want to take a quick driving class before you get behind the wheel again. This can ensure you remember all the rules of the road and can allow you to get accustomed to driving under the watchful eye of an instructor before you take the wheel on your own.

Age has made you afraid to drive

As you get older and your reaction times slow, you may start to drive more slowly overall; in turn, other drivers may swerve around you, tailgate, use their horn or otherwise add to your nervousness. This can be a vicious cycle; you get nervous and slow down, other drivers get irritated at your slower speed and their reactions make you even more nervous.

A driving class can help; you can learn to be more aware of traffic conditions even as you age, and helpful tips and pointers from an instructor can make you more confident. You then won't need to slow down as much when driving and may be better equipped to handle the reaction of others when on the road.