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Safe Driving for the 4th of July

Statistically, the 4th of July is the most dangerous holiday to be on the roads. Not only are many people spending the day consuming alcoholic beverages, but if you live in one of the 7 cities in Orange County where fireworks are legal (Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach, Garden Grove, Westminster, Santa Ana, Buena Park, and […]

Seat Belt Science

Here are some interesting facts about seat belt use in the United States, courtesy of carinsurance.org. Safety 1st is committed to educating our fellow drivers so we can keep our citizens (and especially our teenagers!) safe. Wearing a seat belt is the #1 thing we can all do to make Orange County roads safer. You […]

Air Guitar 2012

Safety 1st Driving School was proud to sponsor the 8th Annual Air Guitar Competition at El Toro High School in Lake Forest. We had a great time and the kids did an outstanding job! Enjoy the photos!

Behind-the-Wheel Training: What to Expect

Safety 1st Driver’s Ed is dedicated to providing the most accurate and most relevant information to all our students and prospective students in Irvine, Mission Viejo, and all of Orange County. Our primary goal is to make Orange County a better place, one safe driver at a time. We genuinely care about our students, and […]

Drinking and Driving Safety

Everyone knows drunk driving is against the law. Yet, a lot of people continue to drive after having a few drinks. Why? Most people tend to overestimate their ability to “handle” it. Maybe you’ve thought:  “I don’t feel drunk,” or, “I’ve waited long enough, it’s safe to drive home now.” Or, maybe you just don’t […]

Cell Phone Laws You May Not Know About

Hopefully all Orange Country drivers know that texting and talking on a handheld wireless device while driving is illegal. Safety 1st Driving School is committed to providing the best driver education to all Orange County drivers, teenagers and veteran drivers alike. Here are some of the laws regarding texting and talking while driving, including a […]

Teen Drivers at Higher Risk for Car Accidents

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that teen drivers (ages 16-19) are at a higher risk of car accidents than all other ages of drivers. Here are some statistics to consider: For every 1,000 drivers, 16 year olds are involved in 61 percent of traffic accidents causing injury or fatalities. For every 1,000 drivers, […]