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RoadWise Driver Online Course Offered in Select States

RoadWise Driver Online, AAA’s new online driver improvement course tailored specifically to seniors, now is available in 13 states: Hawaii, Iowa, Massachusetts, Nebraska, North Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, Wisconsin, Arizona, Indiana, Maryland and Ohio. The program is designed to help drivers learn about and adjust to physical and mental changes related to aging. Tips…

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StartSmart: Parental Involvement Reinforces Classroom Learning

Parents can get involved with their teen’s driver education by enrolling in AAA’s new StartSmart Online Parent Session. This two-hour online parent session consists of eight modules discussing the importance of parental involvement, common risk factors associated with teenage drivers, the licensing process, managing solo driving and other useful resources and tips designed to help…

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Graduated Driver Licensing in Australia

Parents in Australia Can Count Professional In-Car Training Time Toward Hours of Parent-Supervised Practice Driving Graduated Driver Licensing is not only in every state in the U.S.; it’s in many other countries as well.  Queensland, Australia falls into that group, but with a unique twist.  As you know, GDL systems generally require a teen’s parent/guardian…

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Apple’s New “CarPlay” Vehicle System- Safer or Riskier?

Apple is set to unveil its CarPlay system at this month’s Geneva Motor Show.  It is designed to integrate vehicles’ factory infotainments systems with a driver’s iPhone, and marks yet again Apple’s interest in the automotive technology segment. CarPlay will allow hands-free use of the telephone, music applications, messaging functions and navigation features.  Voice commands…

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The Porsche P1

Do Your Students Think Electric Vehicles are New?  Porsche Proves Differently! Despite having been available for some time, electric vehicles are still the talk of the town.  “It gets the equivalent of 100 miles per gallon?  Sign me up!”  But are your students thinking that electric vehicles are new?  Au contraire!  In fact, there was…

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Intro for Hands -On Exercises

Have you ever had a problem trying to get a specific concept through to some people? Here are a couple of ways to gain your students’ attention while reinforcing visual and reaction time concepts learned in the classroom… Depth Perception (“A Pirate’s Challenge”) Approximate Time:  3:00 minutes Equipment: A cup and a handful of paperclips…

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Coming Soon!

Coming Soon from AAA Driver Training AAA Driver Training is taking its own advice and refining our resources to better serve our customers, YOU! We have two new exciting developments coming out early 2014. Look for more information on these items in the next issue of the Accelerator. AAA estore You will soon have a…

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Refresh Your Classroom – 2 New Tri-Fold Brochures

Distracted While Driving-What’s on Your Mind? (#3535) A single moment where attention is diverted from the task of driving can lead to an easily avoided incident. Voice-driven, in-vehicle technologies have become increasingly common with people’s desire to stay connected by texting, talking on the phone or even using Facebook. New research shows dangerous distractions exist…

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