Category: Drivers Education

How to Avoid Getting Scammed When Buying a Used Car

Are you going in the market for a used car? You want to know how to avoid getting scammed when buying a used car due to a high rate of curbstone, stolen vehicles, odometer fraud, and title problems. To avoid getting scammed when buying a used car, you want to be able to trust the seller, inspect and know the …

What Happens if You Get Pulled Over with a Suspended License?

Your state can suspend your license for many reasons. Unfortunately, this may not sit well with you, meaning you might be tempted to drive with your suspended license. This, therefore, leads to the question, “what happens if you get pulled over with a suspended license?” Typically, a driver’s license is suspended for reasons like a traffic fine not completely paid …

How to Find a License Plate Number from a VIN Number

How to find a license plate number from a VIN (Vehicle Identification Number)? If a car is registered in your name, you can ask the department of motor vehicles to produce your license plate number through a VIN search. However, if the title of the vehicle does not carry the name, the DMV will not provide information such as the …

Can You Get a Car Insurance Without a License in California?

Can you get a car insurance without a license in California? You can get a car license in California but that does not come easy like getting one with a driver’s license. It is not exactly easy to get insurance if you do not have a license but CL laws provide provision that lets you get one. In the case …

Can a Car Run on Alcohol? What if Yes?

Can a car run on alcohol? This question refers to a flex fuel car. Yes, many cars are even running on the road now and can also run when you mix straight gasoline or E85 (85% Ethanol 15% gasoline).   Ethanol generates a lower British thermal unit (Btu) than gasoline per pound. This means that more alcohol is required to …

What Happens if Your Car is a Write Off?

What happens if your car is a write off? If your car is a write off, the insurance company will transfer it into their name and give you the payable amount. Your car will also be in any of the write-off categories but you can buy your car back from the insurance company and restore it if you want. If …

What Happens if Your Car is Totaled? Not Your Fault?

What happens if your car is totaled? Generally, when a car is totaled, it means the cost of repairing it exceeds the market value of the car. In some states like Alabama, a car becomes a total loss if the repair cost is more than 75% of the value. For example, if a car is worth $10,000 and the repair …

How to Push Start a Car in Reverse

If you own an older manual car, you want to know how to push start a car in reverse. It seems unreal that you can push start your car while in the reverse, but is possible. You must not make it a habit to avoid degrading your car faster. Push starting a car is one of the ways you can …

How to Get a Salvage Title Registered

You searched “how to get a salvage title registered”, perhaps a related term. Well, your salvage title car is not a dead end. You can have it registered, at least in most states. If it plays out your state is against the idea, you can always title your salvage car out of state, and re-register it in your state. Quite …

How to Get a Bonded Title in Texas

Howdy, SaneDriver? Did you know that if you know how to get a bonded title in Texas, you can claim any vehicle without a title? In TX, when you receive or find a barn find car without complete proof of ownership, you can request a Texas bonded title to legally own the car. The difference between an original title or …