Driver improvement refresher course offered
The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer the following 55+ driver improvement four-hour refresher courses:
Tuesday, April 13 - 6 to 10 p.m. at Parkers Prairie High School in Parkers Prairie.
Thursday, April 15 - 5 to 9 p.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church, Alexandria.
The courses are open to the public; pre-registration is requested. A Minnesota Highway Safety and Research Center certified instructor teaches the class. Participants will be provided the latest information regarding driver safety, new laws and vehicle technology.
Cost for the four-hour refresher is $20; the eight-hour course is $24. For information or to register, visit the website www.mnsafetycenter.org or call 1-888-234-1294
Persons 55 and older who complete the course qualify for a 10 percent discount on their auto insurance premiums for three years. First-time participants must complete the initial eight hours of training and a four-hour refresher class every three years to maintain the discount.