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— The AARP Smart Driver Course is the nation’s first and largest refresher course for drivers age 50 and older. This course will help reduce your chances of receiving a traffic violation, getting into an accident, or becoming injured. Anyone can benefit from a refresher course that helps them stay current with driving laws and new technology! The classroom course is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. You may be eligible to receive an insurance discount upon completing the …

— Did you know that AARP’s Driver Safety Program has changed its course curriculum? The new and improved course was designed with the participant in mind, and it is different in many ways from previous editions including a completely new, easy-to-follow format that incorporates adult-learning principles, features reader-friendly print types, full-color pages, an easy-to-follow format and videos to supplement course content. There are also new opportunities for participants to learn state-specific information throughout the course in a way that is easier to …

The AARP Driver Safety course can help you brush up on your driving skills and develop safe driving strategies.

— Looking to sharpen your driving skills? Join AARP Iowa for the AARP Smart Driver Courses in May and June. Not only will the course help you brush up on important information, it may also save you money on your insurance premium. By taking a driver refresher course you’ll 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 …

— Save 30% on the AARP Smart Driver online course during Distracted Driving Awareness Month. When it comes to driving skills, everyone could use a refresher. Plus, when you complete the course, you could qualify for a multiyear discount on your auto insurance. Use promo code: DDA17 Offer valid: April 1-30, 2017 for the online course only Register at www.aarpdriversafety.org

— By Sheila Burke Nancy Kinnear feels confident in her own driving. It’s the other people behind the wheel, especially those who are distracted by their cellphones and other gadgets, who scare her. “I don’t know how many times I see people looking down and they’ll go through stop signs,” said Kinnear, 73, of Collierville. “They don’t see lights. They’re texting or they’re talking on the phone.” April is national Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and as part of its commitment to …

— By Ray Huard Marcia Johnson, 70, of Palmdale, has been driving since she got her learner’s permit at age 15½. She’s never had an accident, but she was concerned that her driving skills might have gotten a little rusty. “I wanted to sharpen up on my knowledge of driving,” she said. Sure enough, Johnson said, when she took the AARP Smart Driver course, she learned about driving hazards she’d never thought about and cleared up a few misconceptions. “The one …

— AARP Volunteer Robert Smith of Franklin was honored during the Governor’s Traffic Safety Advisory Commission (GTSAC) annual awards presentation at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center on March 22 in East Lansing for his dedication to the AARP Driver Safety Program. Smith received the Richard H. Austin Long-Term Traffic Safety Award, which is presented to individuals or organizations who have made significant long-term contributions to the field of public safety. He was presented the award by Michigan Secretary of State …

— Distracted Driving 101: It May Save Your Life Making a call on your phone. Changing the radio station. Turning to talk to kids in the back seat. These are minor tasks, but distracted driving can lead to the same devastating results as driving under the influence. Are your habits—or those of your loved one—putting you at risk? Now you can do something about it. Register now for the AARP webinar, Distracted Driving 101 on April 25, 2017 at 5 p.m. MT, …

— Distracted Driving 101: It May Save Your Life Making a call on your phone. Changing the radio station. Turning to talk to kids in the back seat. These are minor tasks, but distracted driving can lead to the same devastating results as driving under the influence. Are your habits—or those of your loved one—putting you at risk? Now you can do something about it. Register now for the AARP webinar, Distracted Driving 101 on April 25, 2017 at 6 p.m. CT, …

— Distracted Driving 101: It May Save Your Life Making a call on your phone. Changing the radio station. Turning to talk to kids in the back seat. These are minor tasks, but distracted driving can lead to the same devastating results as driving under the influence. Are your habits—or those of your loved one—putting you at risk? Now you can do something about it. Register now for the AARP webinar, Distracted Driving 101 on April 25, 2017 at 4 p.m. PT, …