Direct Auto Blog

| Safe Driving
Hands at 10 and 2 position on the steering wheel.

Beyond hairstyles and radio hits, a lot has changed since you first got your license. New car technology has revolutionized the driving experience. You no longer need to crank your windows manually. There’s cruise control. And many drivers don’t know (and won’t ever need to know) how to drive a stick. Some of these advances […]

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| Safe Driving
Parent picking up daughter from school in car.

When it comes to getting your child ready for the school year, you probably plan for things like school supplies, clothes, and lunchbox snacks. However, no one prepares you for the ins and outs of school drop-off and pick-up etiquette! Arm yourself with these 13 drop-off and pick-up hacks that’ll help you stay safe in […]

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| Driving Laws
Police officer writing driver a speeding ticket.

When you get your driver’s license, it’s like saying to your state, “Yes. I’m going to respect the rules of the road!” Those rules, better known as traffic laws, outline how, when, and even what you can drive, and they’ve been put in place for everyone’s safety. Getting a speeding ticket means you’ve broken one […]

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aerial view of a roundabout or traffic circle with red car driving around it.

U.S. drivers know four-way intersections, but roundabouts? Well, that’s a different story. These circular intersections simply aren’t as popular in the U.S. compared to other countries like England and France, so fewer drivers know how to navigate them. But with tons more roundabouts, or traffic circles, being built in the U.S. now than there were […]

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