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AARP Smart Driver Course in Portland on August 14th

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July 28, 2015

Contact: John Hammon, Volunteer Instructor
P.O. Box 1094   •  Raymond, ME 04071-1094
Phone: (207) 655-4943 • Email:

AARP Smart Driver Course in Portland on August 14
Registration is required before August 7th


PORTLAND:  The AARP Smart Driver course will be presented on Friday, August 14, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m, at the AARP State office, 53 Baxter Blvd., Portland.

Advance registration by August 7 is requested as class size is limited.  To register, phone John Hammon, volunteer instructor, at (207) 655-4943.  The registration fee is $15 for AARP members, $20 for others.

This four-hour refresher course is for experienced drivers 50 years of age and older. Topics include safe driving strategies, defensive driving techniques, new traffic laws and rules of the road. The class helps drivers adjust to age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time.  Drivers in Maine 55 years of age and older are entitled to discounts on their insurance premiums for three years after taking or re-taking this course.

Additional classes at this location in Portland will be presented on September 25 and October 16.  More information, including dates and locations of other classes, may be found on the Internet at



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