Unless a person is a surgeon or astronaut, there is nothing we deal with each day which is more complex than driving. Most people don’t realize the complexity, focus and forethought required to control a motor vehicle on the road. It is estimated by some experts that drivers require 1500 skills to control a four [...]
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Not What I Expected When I first began to develop ABC DUI school, I believed it would be a creative business experience. Since the course was online, I expected telephone support to be limited to no more than answering a few tech questions or sending the occasional forgotten password. It didn’t take long to realize that [...]
As the summer months approach, so does the celebration season. Prom, graduation, and the Fourth of July are all just around the corner and give teens an “excuse” to drink or do other illegal activities, such as smoke marijuana. What’s more unfortunate about this: many teens don’t view these activities as dangerous and add driving [...]
This should be a straight-forward topic: the top five (5) cars that have the best gas mileage. In fact, you would think that every list created on this topic would be the same. Alas, they are not. So I have put together a list of five (5) different types of vehicles that receive great gas [...]
Early morning Tuesday, April 16, Milwaukee Brewers right-hander was arrested on allegations of drunk driving. Milwaukee County Sheriff’s spokeswoman, Fran McLaughlin, said another driver had called 911 for suspected drunk driving. The caller reported they saw a driver repeatedly swerving between lanes. When deputies spotted the vehicle, they saw the Gallardo driving alone at 40 [...]
*Photo: Reese Witherspoon (left) and husband James Toth (right) mug shots from the city of Atlanta Department of Corrections. Being pulled over tends to bring out the worst in people. If you’re a red carpet celebrity, however, the world is able to see your every move. Oscar-winning actress, Reese Witherspoon, was with her husband and [...]
ABC DUI Online began as a small, family run DUI school. We believe that the course should be an education, not a punishment. That's why we made it easy to read, and user friendly. You can take this course on a computer, tablet or smart phone. It is filled with images and videos that help clarify [...]
Ghost Rider Series – Inattentional Blindness Originally Published in www.Cyclematters.com – 5/2011 Recently, I was enjoying a nice warm Saturday ride toward one of my favorite northern Nevada destinations, Virginia City. For you older guys, it’s the same Virginia City of the 1950’s Bonanza TV fame. Riding on one of the main routes out of [...]
LAKE TAHOE – THE SIERRA NEVADA’S SAPPHIRE LAKE By Doc Shaw, 2011 It’s Sunday morning, May 22nd and the world did not end yesterday as predicted and I was a little disappointed. So much for the eternity or at least next week off. Its 8:30… my eyes were open, the cat was purring in my [...]