THE BLOG

4 Myths and Facts of Organ Donation

By Ivey D.   Do you know someone who has had an organ transplant? If not, have you ever thought about it? I didn’t. I checked off organ donor on my license and went on with my life. Then, I found out I needed an organ transplant; suddenly that checkmark meant a lot more to …

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 …

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

Project Yellow Light/Hunter Garner Scholarship Proud to partner with Fresh Green Light!

By Julie Garner, Project Yellow Light/Hunter Garner Scholarship   I once heard someone say that having a child is like having your heart outside of your body, in another person. I couldn’t agree more. It’s that amazing feeling of unconditional love. Losing a child is like having your heart ripped from your chest, thrown to the …

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