Driver safety class offered in Parkers PrairieThe Minnesota Highway Safety Center will be offering a 55+ Driver Improvement Course in Parkers Prairie, Eagle Bend and Henning.
The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will be offering a 55+ Driver Improvement Course in Parkers Prairie, Eagle Bend and Henning.
Here is the schedule:
•February 2 is a four-hour refresher course from 5 to 9 p.m. at Eagle Valley High School, 405 Main Street West, Eagle Bend.
•February 14 is an eight-hour full course from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Lutheran Island Camp, 45011 230th Street, Henning.
•February 17 is a four-hour refresher course from 6 to 10 p.m. at Parkers Prairie High School, Highway 29, Parkers Prairie.
The Driver Improvement course is open to the public; however, pre-registration is requested. A Minnesota Highway Safety and Research Center certified instructor teaches this class.
Driver safety, confidence and comfort are enhanced by utilizing the most up-to-date research in the field, including the latest visual scanning and steering techniques, anti-lock braking (ABS) skills, airbag information, driver distraction, road rage and new vehicle technology.
The fee for the four-hour refresher course is $18 and the eight hour course is $20.
For more information or to register, call toll free 1-888-234-1294.
People age 55 and older who complete the course qualify for a 10 percent discount on their auto insurance premiums for three years, according to Minnesota law. First time participants must complete two four-hour sessions. Repeat persons are required to take a four-hour refresher course.