55-plus driver improvement program classes offered in Alexandria

According to Minnesota law, the classes save participants money on car insurance.

Drivers age 55 and up can brush up on their skills in June when the Minnesota Highway Safety Center offers four-hour and eight-hour driver improvement refresher courses at the Alexandria Senior Center, 414 Hawthorne St.

The four-hour courses are:

  • Monday, June 7, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Alexandria Senior Center, 414 Hawthorne St.
  • Tuesday, June 15, 6-10 p.m. at the Alexandria Senior Center.

The eight-hour course will take place over two days, Friday-Saturday, June 18-19, from 6-10 p.m.
Courses are also available online at

Taking the eight-hour class will save participants up to 10% on auto insurance, according to Minnesota law.

To maintain the discount, drivers must complete a four-hour refresher every three years. A Minnesota Highway Safety & Research Center certified instructor will provide updates on defensive-driving tips, changes in laws, vehicle technology, and traffic safety. The cost of the four-hour refresher course is $24 and the eight-hour course is $28.


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

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