AARP Driver Safety course May 19

PLYMOUTH — The Marshall County Council on Aging is hosting the AARP Driver Safety Program at the Life Enrichment Center Thursday, May 19. The class will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and box lunches will be available for purchase to those who RSVP. Although the program is geared toward drivers 50 and older, all ages of drivers are encouraged to attend. In this course, attendees will learn:
• Defensive driving techniques, new traffic laws and rules of the road
• How to deal with aggressive drivers
• How to handle problem situations such as left turns, right-of-way, interstate highway traffic, trucks, and blind spots
• How to safely use anti-lock brakes, air bags, and safety belts.
In addition, completing the program qualifies drivers for discounts with many auto insurance carriers. The cost of the AARP Driver Safety Program is $12 for members (with card), and $14 for non-members. Class size is limited to the first 35 people. Call 574-936-9904 or toll-free 1-866-936-9904 to reserve a spot.