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AARP Smart Driver 2-Day Class

Event Type: Adults
Date: 6/14/2019
Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 2:00 PM
Description:
 The AARP Smart Driver course offers drivers age 50 and older an important opportunity to learn the current rules of the road, defensive driving techniques and how to operate your vehicle more safely in today's increasingly challenging driving environment. You'll learn how you can manage and accommodate common age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time. In addition, you'll learn:
*Research-based safety strategies that can reduce the likelihood of having a crash
*Proper use of seat belts, air bags, antilock brakes and new technology found in cars today
*Ways to monitor your own and others' driving skills and capabilities
*The effects of medications on driving
*The importance of eliminating distractions, such as eating, smoking and using a cellphone.

After completing the course, you will have a greater appreciation of driving challenges and a better understanding of how to avoid potential collisions and injuring yourself or others. You may be eligible to receive an insurance discount upon completing the course, so consult your insurance agent for details.

AARP membership is not required to take the course and there are no tests to pass.

Cost:
$15.00 AARP members
$20.00 non-members
(check or money order only, payable to AARP Smart Driver)
Library: Phoenixville Public Library
Location: Community Education Room
Other Information:
 This event is open to the public. Reservations are required.
Contact: Mark Pinto
Contact Number: 610-933-3013 x132