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Parents Are the Number One Influence On How Their Child Drives

Joe Fitzgerald is a former Traffic Crash Reconstruction Expert and owner/operator of Southeastern Driver Training Center. Joe has been recognized as an expert witness in Traffic Crash Reconstruction, The Streets and Highways of Wilmington, NC, Impaired Driving and...

What’s a Good Following Distance?

What’s a Good Following Distance?

If you were to ask an experienced driver what an ideal following distance is they would probably say something like “One car length per 10 miles per hour”.  However, since those times things have changed a bit.  Mainly because many individuals have a hard...

Teen Drivers and Passengers

Joe Fitzgerald is a former Traffic Crash Reconstruction Expert and currently owns and operates Southeastern Driver Training Center. Joe has been recognized as an expert witness in Traffic Crash Reconstruction, the Streets and Highways of Wilmington, NC, Impaired...

Watch And Learn

Joe Fitzgerald is a former Traffic Crash Reconstruction Expert and currently owns and operates Southeastern Driver Training Center. Joe has been recognized as an expert witness in the following fields: Traffic Crash Reconstruction, The Streets and Highways of...

The Dangers of Speed

Every driver has heard about the dangers of speeding. Many of us have even seen first hand the consequences of speeding. So why do people continue to drive at unsafe speeds even though we’ve heard how dangerous it is? Usually it comes down to one of two reasons:...

The 3 Most Deadly Driving Behaviors

Each year there are approximately 40,000 deaths on our roadways. Over 60% of those deaths are attributed to three avoidable behaviors. Distracted driving, speeding and impaired driving. Just think, if everyone were more responsible behind the wheel and avoided these...

10 Tips for Parents with New Drivers

It’s probably one of the most terrifying moments in a parent’s life watching their child drive out of the driveway on their own for the first time. That fear is certainly understandable when you consider that the number one cause of death for American teens is car...

Wet Roads and Tire Tread

With a wet weekend approaching it’s important to check your tires if you plan on doing any driving around.  Many people assume that the primary purpose of tire tread is to grip the road surface when in reality, tire tread works to funnel water from under your...

Do you text and drive?

Do you text and drive?  If so, take a look at this video and see if it changes your thoughts on texting and driving.  Even if you don’t text and drive, watch the video and share it with someone who does.  Just remember, it only takes a fraction of a second for...