Helping older drivers improve skills, avoid accidents and traffic violations
The AARP Driver Safety Program is the nation’s first and largest classroom driver refresher course specially designed for motorists age 50 and older.
The eight-hour course is taught in two, four-hour sessions spanning two days. The cost for the course is $10.00 The course helps refine existing skills and develop safe, defensive driving techniques. AARP members and non-members also may take the course. There are not tests.
Upon successfully completing the course, graduates of the AARP Drive Safety Program may be eligible to receive a state-mandated multi-year discount, on auto insurance premiums. Since 1979, over 7.5 million people have completed the course.
The AARP Driver Safety Program course covers the following topics:
- Vision and hearing changes
- Effects of medication
- Reaction time changes
- Left turns and other right-of-way situations
- New laws and how they affect you
- Hazardous driving situations
Visit AARP on the web to learn more and to check on classes in your area. http://www.aarp.org/families/driver_safety/ ( )
Or visit the AARP website at http://www.aarp.org ( )