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55+ driver improvement course offered

The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer a 55+ four-hour refresher Driver Improvement Course on January 15 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Parkers Prairie High School, Parkers Prairie.

The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer a 55+ four-hour refresher Driver Improvement Course on January 15 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Parkers Prairie High School, Parkers Prairie.

The driver improvement course is open to the public. Pre-registration is requested. 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.

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

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.

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First-time participants must complete the initial eight hours of training and a four hour refresher class every three years to maintain the 10 percent discount.

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

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