AARP Smart Driver™ – the driving refresher course from AARP Driver Safety – will be offered at the Falls Church Community Center at 223 Little Falls Street, Falls Church, Va., from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Thursday and Friday, April 19-20, 2018. Participants must attend both days to receive a certificate of completion. The class will be taught by certified volunteer instructor Pamela Houghtaling.
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.
If you live in the Jefferson City area, you have an opportunity to refresh your driving skills with the AARP Smart Driver Course sponsored by AARP Chapter #4401. The course teaches defensive driving techniques, shares proven safety strategies, and provides updates on new traffic laws and rules of the road.
AARP Driver Safety is actively seeking volunteers in Connecticut to instruct their Smart Driver Course. There is a special need in eastern Connecticut in Windham and New London counties. However, all areas of the state need volunteer instructors.
The year was 1992. Unforgiven won the Oscar for Best Picture, the Chicago Bulls won the NBA Championship and 60 Minutes was the top-rated TV program. It was also the year that Frank Gardner took his first of two Driver Safety classroom courses.
In 1979, AARP founded “55 Alive” to help keep older drivers independent, safe and confident while on the road. While its mission hasn’t changed since then, many other things have, including the program name.
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