— Summer is here and that means Idaho road trips! In recognition of June being National Safety Month, AARP Driver Safety is offering 25% off the AARP Smart Driver online course. Drivers will refresh their know-how behind the wheel to stay safer across the Gem State. Plus, when you’re done, you could be eligible for a multiyear discount on your insurance.* Visit www.aarpdriversafety.org and use promo code NSM25. Or check out an AARP Driver Safety class in your community. For more …

— AARP Idaho is pleased to welcome Becky Young of Blackfoot, as the new state coordinator of the Driver Safety Program in Idaho. As state coordinator, Young will organize and oversee all of the volunteer driver safety instructors who teach courses in cities and towns across the Gem State. Last year, more than 40 volunteer instructors conducted 150 classes throughout Idaho resulting in more than 1,700 Safe Driver “graduates.” Young has been an AARP Driver Safety volunteer for the past 12 …

— You’ve probably seen the ironic bumper stickers claiming “Dog is My Copilot.” It may be a play on words, but it’s also frequently true, especially during the holiday season. Idahoans all over the state will be making the rural-trek to see family and friends, with their “furry copilot.” According to the American Pet Product Manufacturers Association, 84 percent of pet owners say they take their pets on the road with them. Sure, Fido may love the wind in his face …