The AARP Smart Driver Class teaches you 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:
How to minimize the effects of dangerous blind spots
How to maintain the proper following distance behind another car
The safest ways to change lanes and make turns at busy intersections
Proper use of safety 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
Refreshments will be served.
Please arrive at least 10 minutes early to complete paperwork. Time: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.Location: Centennial Hills Hospital, Conference Room 2
NOTE: This class charges a fee that must be paid at the event. $15 per person for AARP members and $20 per person for non-members. AARP members must present their cards or membership number at the beginning of the class. Check or money orders only. No cash, credit or debit cards accepted.