Relapse Prevention

You had a bad day today. You found out you didn’t get the promotion you had been worrying after for weeks. Worse, when you got out to your car at the end of your shift, you discovered that one of the tires had gone flat. On your way home, you took the route that went… Read More

Physiological Effects of Alcohol and Drugs

Recreational use of drugs and alcohol is, at best, not good for us; at worst, it is a pastime with disastrous, sometimes fatal results. So why do we keep using them? Well, by and large, it seems to be a normal behavior for our species, and we’ve been doing it for a long time now… Read More

Recovery Resources

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services published in its Behavioral Health Barometer (United States, 2015) report that in 2014, an estimated 24.1 million people aged 12 or older were dependent on or abused chemical substances in the United States. With so much emphasis… Read More

9 Ways To Track Your Teen With Today’s New Technology

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9 Ways To Track Your Teen With Today's New Technology Winter Driving Dangers With all the hazards that come with the winter months, here are a few tips to help you avoid dangerous situations. Make sure to look into the list below before getting out on the road! Increase stopping distance Keep your windshield and… Read More

NTSI’s Florida BDI Courses Now Offered In Spanish

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NTSI Now Offers a Florida BDI Course In Spanish To satisfy a court order Voluntarily to receive a reduction in violation points or insurance discount TCAC (Traffic Collision Avoidance Course) As an employer recommendation NTSI's Florida BDI course is now offered in Spanish! This course is available in both online and classroom formats for English… Read More

Drunk Driving means Accidents and Legal Inconveniences

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  Drunk driving brings nothing but trouble and misery. Penalties for DUI, even for the first offense, have been increased all around. There are even state laws that now enforce mandatory jail time especially for repeat offenders. But the worst thing that can happen is losing your limb or your life.   On the stricter… Read More

Dos and Don’ts on Safe Driving

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  Car accidents are the leading cause of death. Automobile technology may have improved by leaps and bounds in terms of ensuring road safety and convenience. But because of human error, the grim statistics on vehicular accidents continue to pile up. The best way to reduce the risk of being involved in an accident is… Read More

Phone Use While Driving As Dangerous As DUI

Phone Use While Driving As Dangerous As DUI     With the advent of mobile phone technology comes a new menace to road safety and human lives. Text messaging or using a mobile phone while driving now accounts for most car crashes that used to be attributed solely to driving under the influence or DUI… Read More

Defensive Driving is Safe Driving

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Defensive Driving is Safe Driving "Defensive driving is driving your car in such a way that you avoid collisions and accidents regardless of the conditions and/or actions of the other drivers around you." This term was first used by the National Safety Council when it launched back in 1964 a systematic driving course based on… Read More

Safe New Attitude Program

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SAFE NEW ATTITUDE PROGRAM   It is that time of year again in which the children go “BACK TO SCHOOL!” Therefore please remember and remind others: Drive slowly around schools; stop at flashing lights and when the stop sign is extended on school buses. Watch out for children darting out into the street! As you… Read More

WA Online Spanish Available Now

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Washington Online Spanish Available Now   Our Washington online Spanish Traffic Level 1 class is available now through our website as an alternative to our Washington online English Traffic Level 1 course for those who can't read English. There are numerous benefits to this course such as point reduction or  ticket dismissal depending on which… Read More

NTSI’s SNAP Is Now Online!

SNAP Is Now Online!   NTSI's SNAP is now online to cater to your schedule! Students are no longer limited to a classroom format to take our SNAP program. NTSI now offers this program both online and in a classroom format for both English and Spanish students. SNAP is an acronym for Safe New Attitude… Read More

Texting And Driving Legal in CA (Almost)

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Texting And Driving in CA   In 2009, texting while driving became illegal in California. Makes perfect sense when you think about it, since making or receiving phone calls when driving became illegal just one year earlier but did not address the distraction of texting. Hardly a day goes by, however, that we don’t read… Read More

Live Classroom Traffic School

Arizona Idaho Texas California New Jersey Washington Connecticut New York Virginia Florida Oregon * Additional court and state fees apply, price will vary depending on what county are you taking the course for. Select State Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Guam Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas… Read More

NTSI and the University of Hawaii Partner with Safe New Attitude Program (SNAP)

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NTSI and the University of Hawaii Partner with Safe New Attitude Program (SNAP)   NTSI is excited to announce a new relationship with University of Hawaii on a project the University developed called “IDecide.” This exciting new relationship enables NTSI to help the University spread the message of IDecide about the decisions teens make regarding… Read More

Marketing, What works!

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  “Marketing, What Works,” is designed to allow school owners and their staff to share ideas on what they have done to market their school and what they have found to be successful. The following are some ideas for ways to market NTSI programs. Keep in mind that very little gets sold over the phone… Read More

Pitfalls Of Starting A New School

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In Pitfalls of Starting a New School you will find articles on subjects related to operating a successful traffic school. In the first article “Pitfalls of Starting a New School” you will be introduced to 25 common traits of Fortune Top 500 companies.

The most common pitfall of starting a successful driving school is...

Marketing your School through relationships

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Marketing Your School Through Relationships   One effective marketing tool is to leverage those you know in the business. A few initial benefits to marketing your school through relationships is that they know who you are and generally what you do. So how does one do this? Here are a few ideas: Courts Police Officers… Read More