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AARP offers classes for senior drivers

In coming days and weeks, senior citizens can brush up on the rules of the road, learn how aging impacts their driving abilities and save up to 10 percent on their car insurance by signing up for driver education classes … Continue reading

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Class helps older drivers stay hip with rules of the road

AARP’s Driver Safety Program for people age 50 and up is eye-opening. For eight hours, which are divided up into two, four-hour sessions, attendees learn the impacts of aging in an informative, and sometimes, humorous way. I sat in on … Continue reading

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Driver education for the young and the young at heart

CHP Hosts ‘Smart Start’ for Teen Drivers      Parents of teens who have recently gotten their drivers license may want to enroll them in a special traffic safety course offered by the California Highway Patrol.      “Smart Start” is a … Continue reading

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