Cars have changed. So have traffic rules, driving conditions, and the roads we drive on every day. AARP Driver Safety is the nation’s first and largest driver safety course intended to help drivers remain safe on today’s roads. The class is open to drivers of all ages, AARP members and nonmembers, and there are no tests. Not only can taking this class help avoid a crash, it may also mean getting a reduced car insurance rate.
AARP Driver Safety is intended to provide all drivers, especially those who are 50 and older, with a classroom course that helps them improve their driving skills, drive crash-free, sustain mobility and maintain independence.
In the four hour AARP Driver Safety course you will learn:
- How to manage the effects of aging on driving.
- Proper following distance behind another car.
- How to safely make turns at busy intersections.
- Steps for driving through a roundabout.
- How to manage dangerous blind spots.
- Safe ways to change lanes.
- How to eliminate distractions while driving.
- Effects of medications on driving.
- Proper use of safety belts, air bags, anti-lock brakes.
The AARP Driver Safety course will be hosted by The Parkview Senior Community and ITNRacine County on Tuesday, Nov. 27, from noon to 4:30 p.m. at 5311 Douglas Ave. An afternoon snack will be provided. The class will be taught by Linda and Chuck Miles, volunteer instructors with AARP Driver Safety in Wisconsin.
The fee for this course is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. Veterans and their families may participate at no cost. To register for the class call (262) 681-8083.
Special offer exclusively for veterans:
At AARP Driver Safety, we appreciate your dedication and service to our country. That’s why we’re saying thanks by offering a FREE classroom course to all military veterans and their dependents from Nov. 1 through Nov. 30. This offer is available to all military personnel who serve or have served in the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, National Guard/Reserves or Coast Guard.