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5 reasons why teen drivers crash and how parents can help

Did you know that teen drivers are three times as likely as adults to be involved in a fatal crash? In fact, one in ten of all motor vehicle crash fatalities that happen at night involved a teen driver. Of all motor vehicle deaths involving a teen driver, 29 percent were speed-related.   There are …

4 back-to-school driving tips

It is the back-to-school time of the year. Children are out in force in the early morning and mid-afternoon hours going to and from school, on foot, on their bikes, or waiting for a school bus. With the change in back-to-school habits, it is more important to be vigilant as you drive through residential areas …

Fresh Green Light Driving School Opens In New Canaan.

We are thrilled to officially be opening our doors in the heart of New Canaan at 111 Cherry Street (next to Swirl Frozen Yogurt). Behind the Wheel lessons will start on March 18th and we are planning for classes to begin on Monday, April 1st. Why choose Fresh Green Light? We create safer drivers. Over …

Why Parents Are the Most Important Driving Instructor

You care about your child more than anything, which is why you did your research to find the best driving school in Connecticut. However, sending your child to Fresh Green Light is just the first part of the equation. We are only with your child for eight hours of driver’s ed instruction, and while we …

by Steve Mochel

5 Tips for Driving Safely with ADHD

If you have been diagnosed with ADD or ADHD, driving can be especially difficult. As discussed by psychologist Nadine Lambert, Ph.D., the skills you need to drive safely, such as staying focused on one task, following through, and planning ahead, can be challenging for you. However, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t drive with ADHD. As …

by Steve Mochel

How to Handle a Traffic Stop: A New Requirement for Illinois Driver’s Education

Getting pulled over is nerve-wracking for everyone from experienced drivers to teenagers. And if you act the wrong way, you could inadvertently get in a lot more trouble than you would otherwise. This is part of the idea behind the new Illinois law that requires all driving schools in Illinois to teach their students the right …

by Steve Mochel

What You Need to Know About Marijuana and Driving

Did you know that driving under the influence of marijuana is illegal? Even though the drug itself is slowly becoming legal in different cities and states across the country, it will always be illegal to drive under its influence. Just like with drinking alcohol, marijuana impairs your brain and makes it so it is not …

by Steve Mochel