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Dickinson Public Library announces a partnership with Driving-Tests.org, a company dedicated to driver safety and education, to offer free Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) practice tests to library patrons. The new service includes free tests specifically based on the state’s DMV materials. It is the only site of its kind to include accessibility tools that let users hear selections read aloud, make them into MP3s, translate pages into other languages, magnify text, and mask portions of the screen for greater visibility on the practice tests.

This partnership allows the Dickinson Public Library to harness the power of Driving-Tests.org’s specialized practice exams to turn new drivers into safer drivers. The new program will work as an outreach to several valued groups of patrons, including teens, those with disabilities, and seniors who need to take a renewal exam, as well as patrons at every other stage of life.

Driving-Tests.org is a part of Elegant E-Learning, Inc., an eight-year-old company with a proven track record of revolutionizing online resources for learner drivers. Driving-Tests.org is part of a plan to improve global driver safety by providing free practice tests written by experts to anyone who wants to study, along with online copies of official study guides. To help achieve this goal, the company has also created driving practice sites for the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and India.

Click here to get started: http://dickinsonpublib.driving-tests.org

Student Resources

Any student who is a library patron have free access to this website. Use World Book Online for amazing research, homework and study resources. All teens need to do is ask one of the staff at the circulation desk for the username and password and show their library card.
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Hire Student is an online resume builder and job search engine for high school and college students. This website is free and designed for young adult from 14-24 year old.
Need money for college?
High School Seniors looking to apply for college should take a look at what FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Contact your high school counselor for more information about the services.
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Magazine, blogs, book series and website written entirely by teens. An excellent resource for teen writers and artists.
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Drowsy driving is a widespread issue among motorists in the United States. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), drowsy driving led to roughly 72,000 accidents, 44,000 injuries and 800 deaths in 2013 alone.

Read more at the link below or by clicking on the logo to the left.
https://www.tuck.com/drowsy-driving/
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Teen Jobs is an app where teens can search for jobs within a certain community. Teens can also create/post resume directly from the app! This is a free app that you can download from your smart phone. follow the link to the website and download the app.
http://www.codemaya.com/teenjobs
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The Texas Internship Challenge encourages students to participate in the thousands of internships around the state to gain the marketable skills employers are looking for. Internships help you explore career opportunities, network with employers, and earn a salary or school credit.