Drive the Distance

Some days you just wonder why you bother driving to work; here you are minding your business, driving the speed limit, and the driver behind you isn’t giving you any berth.  As far as they’re concerned, you’re driving too slowly and they want to you to know it.  Now, being the safe, responsible driver you, […]

Click It – Click It Good

Click it, or ticket. It’s a catchy if albeit unnerving phrase used by the National Highway Safety Administration, to encourage people to wear their safety belt. No one wants to get stopped, let alone get a ticket, just for not wearing a seatbelt. It seems like such a hassle sometimes, doesn’t it? You don’t plan […]

Driver Awareness

SimuRide Home features a particularly special exercise; rock slides! This isn’t so much because rock slides are common throughout the US or the world at large, but rather for drivers using our driving simulator to practice a critical driving skill – defensive driving. Throughout the driving course, the other cars on the road obey all […]

The Dreaded Roundabout

Roundabouts.  Many people seem to curse their existence, and at times lament them being installed in new communities that never had them before.  While often new ideas or the requirement of new skill sets can be daunting; often education and understanding can go a long way towards relieving some of the major concerns.  And as […]

Driving in Flood Conditions

Growing up in the northern mid-west, you’re used to a variety of adverse weather conditions; blizzards, hail, tornados – I’ve seen it torrentially rain on one side of town and bright, clear and sunny on the other side of town just a few miles away.  One phenomenon not greatly accustomed in the area I grew […]

SimuRide Driving Simulations

            In previous blogs we’ve mentioned the line of 3-dimensional PC driving simulators available through our very own Aplusb Software, called SimuRide.  With our this installment we’re going to delve more into the different versions of SimuRide Aplusb offers and how specifically they can aid you with your driver education. For commercial driving instructors, Aplusb […]

Teachers Lounge Driver Education Discussion Forum Now Open

Aplusb Software prides itself on the pursuit of highlighting the importance of strong driver education and helping to advance that edification through a variety of tools, including their own written test review programs Road Rules and CDL Manual and the PC driving simulator, SimuRide, available for both Professional and Home use.  That is why […]

Suggested: Head Tracking Device

I’ve seen this at CES but failed to try it myself. It’s been suggested just a couple times to implement something like this with SimuRide. Below is a video of TrackIR explained using what looks to be a flight simulator. Have you used a head-tracking device with a game? How was it? Or, what do […]