Driver improvement course set for March 11, 18The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer a 55+ driver improvement course on Thursdays, March 11 and 18.
The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer a 55+ driver improvement course on Thursdays, March 11 and 18 (eight-hour full course) from 5 to 9 p.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church in Alexandria.
The driver improvement course is open to the public; preregistration is required. A Minnesota Highway Safety and Research Center certified instructor teaches the 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 skills, airbag information, driver distraction, road rage and new vehicle technology.
The fee for the four-hour refresher course is $20 and the eight-hour full course is $24. For information or to register, call 1-888-234-1294.
Persons age 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 two four-hour sessions. Repeat persons are required to take a four-hour refresher course.