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My name is Steve Young and I am a retired California Highway Patrol Officer. I will also be your instructor in one of the online traffic courses with B Line Traffic Schools. No matter what course you sign up for, my goals are the same: Present you with the information that you need in a way that will not put you to sleep and then get you back to your life.  Throughout some of the courses I have included interesting situations, people and other random things I have come across in my 25+ years with the CHP to break things up a bit. Ok ok, enough about me. Close this window and start your course with B Line Traffic Schools today.

Blog  // B Line Traffic Schools’ blog offers articles, press clippings and safety tips to serve as a resource for drivers.

11 Aug Blog | Comments

Why is Defensive Driving Important?

Normally, the main goal of this blog is to share factual information with you. This blog will be very similar, except first, I would like to share a recent personal defensive driving experience with you. This experience will hopefully answer the question, why is defensive driving important, for you. Defensive Driving Experience It has been […]

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16 Jul Blog | Comments

6 Traffic Safety Tips for Mature Drivers

Getting older brings with it some good, getting wiser, and some bad, moving slower. Now moving slower isn’t all by itself bad, but when it comes to driving it can make driving more difficult. Below is a list of 6 traffic safety tips for mature drivers: Avoid Rush Hour Driving during rush hour, even on […]

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25 Jun Blog | Comments

Driving Etiquette

Driving safely is essential to getting home while avoiding a car accident. Unfortunately, some people have forgotten that there is driving etiquette. Driving etiquette is in place for a reason, to keep you and everyone else on the road safe. If everyone would follow some simple driving etiquette, everyone could get home safely. Keep reading […]

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12 Jun Blog | Comments

Safe Highway Driving

Driving is a series of complex steps that must be followed in order to remain safe while driving. That is why we take driver’s education and have to practice for hours and hours before we are even allowed to take the driving and written exams. Even after taking and passing both tests a new driver […]

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12 May Blog | Comments

Traffic Rules for Kids Walking to School

Twenty years ago there were a lot more kids walking to school. People slowed down in school zones. And there were a lot more crossing guards helping kids get to school safely. Now everyone is in a hurry and sometimes people forget to watch for kids. Some people do not slow down in school zones. […]

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30 Apr Blog | Comments

Traffic Circles and Roundabouts

Most traffic signs and rules are pretty straightforward and if a person uses common sense they will be fine. There are, however, a few types of “road rules” that can be confusing and downright frustrating. One of the “road rules” that tends to befuddle some folks are traffic circles and roundabouts. In part, traffic circles […]

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05 Mar Blog | Comments

Features of Online Traffic School

Almost all of us have been there before, driving along, not really paying attention to our speed and the next thing we know we see the blue and red lights in our rearview mirror. Getting a traffic ticket is no fun, but if it’s been more than 18 months since you’ve had one you may […]

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05 Feb Blog | Comments

Mature Drivers and Medication

As drivers, we go through different cycles. The first cycle is the learning one. As teenagers we learn how to drive, how to be responsible when we drive and how to watch out for drivers that are not so responsible. The second cycle is the experienced one. As middle-agers, we hopefully have a good foundation […]

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20 Jan Blog | Comments

Traffic Citation Could Cost More than the Ticket

Traffic citations are no fun, but getting one happens occasionally. Fortunately, most traffic citations will only cost a person 1-point on their driving record and the cost of the ticket. However, when if it happens more than once a person needs to understand that a traffic citation could cost more than the ticket itself. Car […]

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28 Dec Blog | Comments

Weather Changes Should Change how you Drive

The weather can be unpredictable and can change quickly. It is important to be aware of your surroundings and be prepared for whatever may come your way. If you live in an area where the weather changes you should be well aware that weather changes should change how you drive. Types of Changes Distance A […]

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