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55+ driver improvement courses offered in September

The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer three 55+ Driver Improvement four-hour refresher courses.

They will be held the following days:

Tuesday, September 10, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., Grand Arbor, 4403 Pioneer Road Southeast, Alexandria.

Wednesday, September 11, 6 to 10 p.m., Parkers Prairie High School, 411 South Otter Avenue, Parkers Prairie.

Saturday, September 14, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Grand Arbor, 4403 Pioneer Road Southeast, Alexandria.

The fee for a four-hour refresher course is $20.

The driver improvement courses are open to the public. Pre-registration is required. A Minnesota Highway Safety and Research Center certified instructor teaches the class.

By utilizing up-to-date research, participants will receive the latest information in regards to driver safety, new laws and vehicle technology.

Persons age 55 or 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 an initial eight hours of training and a four hour refresher class every three years to maintain the 10 percent insurance discount.

For more information or to register, visit or call toll-free 1-888-234-1294.