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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.

06 Jun Blog | Comments

Combating Mature Driver Struggles

              A younger driver’s lack of experience sometimes ends badly, in the form of a speeding ticket or an accident. Mature drivers have the advantage of experience but unfortunately, as a person ages so does their body. An aging body can struggle with certain attributes that are necessary for […]

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13 Jan Blog | Comments

Driving Safely in Light or Heavy Traffic

There are days when you get out on the road and the traffic is light and the ride to your destination is “a piece of cake”. Other days when you get out on the road traffic is “bumper to bumper” making the ride to your destination anything but an easy ride. How can light or […]

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21 Sep Blog | Comments

Back to School Safety

Getting out of the summer routine is tough. It is even more challenging getting back into the school routine. With all the books, packed lunches, and backpacks to keep track of we can’t forget about back to school safety. Whether a student takes a bus, walks, rides a bike or gets dropped off by a […]

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10 Jul Blog | Comments

Check to Protect

When you are driving it is essential to beware is many things. There are steps you need to take before you turn the car on and there are things you need to pay attention to once you’re driving. This article is called Check to Protect to remind about certain steps every driver should take, every […]

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24 Jun Blog | Comments

Pedestrians First

Across the country, most schools are getting out for the summer. Kids will be riding their bikes to their friends’ houses, crossing streets and running without looking where they are going. That means drivers need to be even more cautious than normal. Pedestrians first is the general rule, but sometimes people get too wrapped up […]

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06 May Blog | Comments

Traffic Citations

It always happens when you are in a hurry. You might be on your way to a meeting or to pick up children when it happens. You get pulled over because you were speeding or didn’t completely stop at the last stop sign. Either way, you are now going to be late for whatever you […]

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04 Mar Blog | Comments

Driving as a Mature Driver

Driving as a mature driver can have its challenges. As much as we remain young in our minds, our bodies do not always cooperate. In particular, a person’s reflexes, vision and/or hearing can all begin to fail us. A mature driver’s insurance may also be increased as a result of his/her age. Keep reading to […]

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09 Jan Blog | Comments

Hydroplaning, Slipping and Sliding, Oh My

Living in certain parts of the world means dealing with different kinds of weather. When the weather changes it can affect how you drive and how you should react. While most people deal with sun glare, wind and/or rain, under certain circumstances there is weather that requires more attention. Hydroplaning Hydroplaning happens when there is […]

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10 Dec Blog | Comments

7 Things to do Before Pulling Out Onto the Road

Once you are out driving on the road there are many things that you must pay attention to other vehicles, pedestrians, construction, etc. You will not have time to safely deal with other things that you really should deal with before you pull out onto the road. Below is a list of 7 things to […]

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05 Nov Blog | Comments

5 Traffic Tips for Senior Drivers

Driving at 16 years old is challenging because you have very little experience. You don’t know all the rules of the road and you are uncomfortable behind the wheel. As you get older you gain confidence and become much more comfortable behind the wheel. Once you hit a certain age, which is different for everyone, […]

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