Entries by NVDriversED

The Run Down on Nevada Moped Laws

Gas powered scooters, also known as mopeds, are a fun and efficient way to get around town for those looking for an economical means of transportation. Unfortunately, many people are confused about the laws that govern these vehicles. In this post, we will provide a run down of the laws that govern mopeds in order to clear things up. First, […]

The Most Dangerous Time to Drive

It’s easy to figure out your own most dangerous time to drive–it’s when you make the decision to consume alcohol and get behind the wheel. Needless to say, consuming alcohol and driving puts you at a very high risk of becoming involved in a serious accident or at minimum, behind bars. Common sense tells us […]

What to do When Stopped by Police

Whether you have taken online driver’s ed or not, If you’re like most people, you get a little nervous when you see a police car. Almost everyone does.  It’s natural. No one likes tickets. This is especially true for new teen drivers. Now imagine that police car is behind you, red and blue lights flashing, […]

Certificate of Attendance (NRS 392)

Nevada law mandates that teen drivers under the age of 18 must now present a signed DMV form 301 when applying for a driver’s license. This new form (301) is a certificate signed by a high school official that verifies you meet school attendance requirements. During the summer, when school is out of session, you […]

Preparing for the Nevada Driving Skills Test – Part I

In this post, we will discuss how to prepare for the Nevada driving skills test, also known as the “road test.” This is where the rubber meets the road–literally. This is the final portion of the Nevada driver’s test which, if passed successfully, will earn you the coveted Nevada driver’s license. If you are a Nevada teen […]

How to Get a Nevada Driver’s License

This post will show you how to get a Nevada driver’s license in simple, step-by-step “visual” fashion. This is the best way to follow the sometimes confusing information on the DMV website. If you are ready to start your Nevada driver’s ed requirement, please be sure to visit us at https://nvdriversed.com where you can start […]

Handling Traffic Accidents in Las Vegas

**Update** Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is again responding to traffic accidents As you may have heard, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (Metro) no longer responds to automobile accidents where no one was injured, with few exceptions. According to LVMPD, traffic fatalities have increased dramatically and they need to focus their efforts on traffic enforcement (writing […]

Nevada Ranks #18 Best State for Teen Drivers

New York ranks as the #1 state for teen drivers while South Dakota ranks the worst. Nevada ranks #18. One of the criteria for ranking these states is based on the graduated driver’s license requirements. While Nevada doesn’t rank in the top 10, it’s important to know that Nevada is one of the few states that […]

How to Calculate Proper Following Distance

One of the common questions asked at our Las Vegas driving school is about determining proper following distance. While the Nevada DMV recommends a minimum following distance of 2-seconds, we at NV Drivers Ed recommend a 3-4 following distance in optimum conditions, especially for new drivers. This is for passenger cars, SUVs and trucks. This 3-4 second distance […]

Deadliest Season for Teens Approaching

The Memorial Day weekend – the start of summer – is fast approaching. Unfortunately, summer time is also the deadliest season for teen drivers. And even though we’d rather view summer as those long, lazy days consisting of no school, barbecues, swimming and hanging out with friends, we can’t avoid the glaring statistics of teen […]