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Summary: In the summer heat of a small Arizona border town, sparks fly for three generations of women. 17-year-old Blanca discovers romance for the first time with the new bad boy in town. Lolita, her mother, had hit a dry spell until the husband of one of her customers husband pays her a visit. Blanca's grandmother, Doña Genoveva enlists her gardener Don Pedro to give her driving lessons and learns...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Maya Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE HOW

Summary: Poppy is a life-loving and irrepressibly cheerful primary school teacher. She is thirty years old, single, and infinitely optimistic and accepting. She lives with her best friend and flatmate Zoe in London. She is tested by a repressed driving instructor with anger problems, and, in turn, she decides to test him. She has exciting flamenco lessons, an encounter with a homeless man, an argument...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2009

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY HAP

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD HAP

Summary: An interactive driver education course aimed at teens. Includes quizzes at the end of each section, road sign tests, practice exams, a virtual driver feature, and graphics that show difficult maneuvers such as parallel parking from up to 6 different angles.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Jumby Bay Studios 2008

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Summary: Provides the information needed to pass the written DMV test. It gives the fundamentals of safe driving without giving the specific rules of each state. Viewers can choose by state to see obvious differences in the driving rules of the states.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Powell Productions 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.2 Passing

Quensel, Warren P.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Safety Enterprises 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.2 Quensel

Summary: The Mule: Earl Stone is a man in his 80s who is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough, but, unbeknownst to Earl, he's just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. Even as his money problems become a thing of the past, Earl's past mistakes start to weigh heavily on him, and it's uncertain if he'll...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CLI

Summary: Presented by the All City Stick Driving School in San Diego, this video will help drivers new to manual transmissions get moving. After covering the basics-starting the engine, putting it in gear, accelerating through the gear changes, and coming to a stop-the video calmly demonstrates how to handle uphill and downhill stops and starts. Reverse is also illustrated, and the questionable practice...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Fatalities are the most tragic outcome of auto accidents, but in societal terms, injuries involving irreversible brain damage may exact a higher toll. In this program, a team of the auto industry's leading researchers reconstruct an actual side-impact crash to explore what happens to the human brain in a collision. Specialized crash-test dummies, high-speed X-ray cameras, and computer...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Lucky Jackson arrives in town with his car literally in tow ready for the first Las Vegas Grand Prix. At least, he will be ready to race once he has the money to buy an engine. He gets the cash easily enough, but loses it when a pretty swimming pool manager takes his mind off things. It seems he will lose both the race and the girl. His problems don't get any easier when rival Elmo Mancini, a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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Summary: This program brings the real-life consequences of mixing alcohol with driving into the classroom. Hard-hitting footage helps young adults realize the consequences of drunk driving, for the victim and the driver. Bereaved parents and friends, permanently disabled victims, and young inmates convicted of vehicular homicide explore the relationship between alcohol, death, and prison. Members of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Set against the golden age of Formula One racing in the 1970s, Rush is based on the true story of a spectacular sporting rivalry between English playboy James Hunt, and his structured, intelligent opponent, Austrian driver Niki Lauda.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA RUS

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE RUS

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD RUS

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD RUS RATED R

Summary: What's the most important factor to consider when driving? Visibility? Engine performance? No-it's other drivers. In this video, NASCAR sensation David Reutimann focuses on defensive driving, the cornerstone of safe vehicle operation. Underscoring the danger of making assumptions when behind the wheel, the program stresses preparing for the worst possible events and circumstances, and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: You're driving along and suddenly hit a patch of glare ice and start to skid. What do you do? You drive into a severe thunderstorm and water is left standing on the road. Do you adjust your driving in any way? You suddenly encounter thick fog on the highway and can't see beyond your headlights. Should you switch on your high beams? These and many other situations are discussed and demonstrated...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: This program shows why repeat drunk driving offenders are still on our roads, endangering our lives. On the street, a man caught driving drunk three times insists that he is being harassed and does not have a drinking problem. In a hospital, we visit a 16-year-old victim, run down by a repeat drunk driver, on a breathing machine, fighting for his life. In a courtroom, we see a four-time repeat...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Based on the best-selling novel by Garth Stein, this is a heartfelt tale narrated by a witty and philosophical dog named Enzo. Through his bond with his owner Denny, an aspiring Formula One racecar driver, Enzo has gained tremendous insight into the human condition and understands that the techniques needed on the racetrack can also be used to successfully navigate the journey of life. The film...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ART

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD ART

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY ART

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Art 2019

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE ART

Brindle, Damian

Summary: Passing Driver’s Ed is only the beginning. There are countless things that new drivers need to know to stay safe on the road, knowledge that for most of us only comes from years of experience. For parents, watching your teen drive off for the first time can be a scary sight. But now you can rest assured knowing that your teenage driver understands how to drive safely with this book in hand....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Indepently Published 0000

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Summary: Can you operate 3,000 pounds of heavy machinery powered by continuous explosions? You must be able to, if you want to drive a car. NASCAR star David Reutimann explains the basics of automobile control in this video, guiding students from their first time behind the wheel to the essentials of driving and parking on public streets. Highlighting mental as well as physical preparation, the program...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: A routine traffic stop can have any number of outcomes-from a polite warning to the use of lethal force. This video shows drivers the safest, smartest ways to interact with a police officer during a car stop. Written, produced, and hosted by a veteran patrolman, the program explains exactly how to park, behave, and speak when pulled over by a cop. Finding a nearby, well-lit area, staying inside...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: New drivers seem to learn very quickly about tickets, suspended licenses, and even a day in court, yet few appear to dwell much on safety. The fact is, traffic accidents are the leading cause of death among teens. This program opens a potentially lifesaving teen-to-teen dialogue on driving-related tragedies involving drivers, passengers, and pedestrians. Strong images of totaled cars, powerful...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: When it comes to driving, the basics are not just a "sometimes" thing. They play a part in every trip a driver makes, so learning them right is a top priority. Filmed on actual roadways, this engaging video systematically demonstrates low-risk methods of parking, entering traffic, steering, backing up, and turning around. The program's host, a calm and likeable driving instructor, reinforces...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: For every new car built this year, another will be involved in a collision, and more than a million people around the world will die as a result. This program vividly demonstrates what happens to the car and the passengers during a crash; using high speed cameras that capture crash sequences, it shows the three stages of impact and the resulting injuries. The video then introduces a group of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: Going beyond basic training, this video takes driving students into the real world-where road conditions are not always favorable. NASCAR celebrity David Reutimann examines a wide range of environments containing potential driving hazards, including tunnels, bridges, mountain roads, rough or uneven terrain, and harsh weather. Featuring detailed procedures for coping with rain, snow, icy...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: According to insurance statistics, distracted drivers are responsible for almost 80 percent of all car crashes and 65 percent of near-collisions in the United States. In this video, celebrity psychology researcher David Strayer, a driving instructor, and other experts underscore the hazards of driving while texting, while talking on a cell or using an MP3 player, while eating, and while...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: By serving up a variety of sobering statistics, this video provides a "crash course" on the perils of drinking and driving. In addition, two separate dramatizations involving "Bob" and "Marcy" take the viewer along on their high road to handcuffs as they're arrested for Driving Under the Influence. The video also trashes some common myths about drinking alcohol, demonstrates a number of visual...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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