Cars have changed. So have traffic rules, driving conditions and the roads you travel every day.
By taking the 4 hour driver refresher course you'll learn the current rules of the road, defensive driving techniques and how to operate your vehicle more safely in today's increasingly challenging driving environment. You'll learn how you can manage and accommodate common age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time. In addition, you'll learn:
Research-based safety strategies that can reduce the likelihood of having a crash
Proper use of seat belts, air bags, antilock brakes and new technology found in cars today
Ways to monitor your own and others' driving skills and capabilities
The effects of medications on driving
The importance of eliminating distractions, such as eating, smoking and using a cellphone
After completing the course, you will have a greater appreciation of driving challenges and a better understanding of how to avoid potential collisions and injuring yourself or others. Please check with your insurance agent as you may be able to qualify for a discount.
The cost of the course is $20 for AARP Members, and $25 for non members.