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Upcoming Driver Safety Classes in Massachusetts

Are you up to speed on the rules of the road?  Brush up on your driving skills by taking an AARP Driver Safety course. The four-hour course is available both online and at locations throughout Massachusetts. All classroom courses are taught by trained AARP volunteers, your peers. Whether in a group setting or at home, you will learn:

  • Current traffic laws
  • The safest ways to change lanes and turn at intersections
  • How to maintain proper following distance
  • How to minimize the effects of dangerous blind spots
  • Proper use of safety belts, air bags, anti-lock brakes, and new technologies used in cars
  • How to adjust to common, age-related physical changes
  • Ways to monitor your own and others' driving skills and capabilities
  • The effects of medications on driving
  • The importance of eliminating distractions, such as eating, smoking, and cell-phone use

 

Upcoming classes in Massachusetts:

APRIL

Sandwich Council on Aging - April 17, 2013.  To register, call [508] 888-4737.

Hyannis Council on Aging - April 25, 2013.  To register, call [508] 862-4750.

Yarmouth Council on Aging - April 26, 2013.  To register, call [508] 394-7606.

Wellfleet Council on Aging - April 30, 2013.  To register, call [508] 349-2800.

MAY

Bourne Council on Aging - May 7, 2013. To register, call [508] 758-0653.

Eastham Council on Aging - May 17, 2013.  To register, call [508] 255-6164.

Wellfleet Council on Aging - May 21, 2013.  To register, call [508] 349-2800.

Yarmouth Council on Aging - May 24, 2013.  To register, call [508] 394-7606.

South Shore Hospital - May 24, 2013. To register, call [781] 624-4253.

 

To register for the online course, visit aarp.org/drive.

Although geared to drivers age 50 and older, the AARP Driver Safety Program is open to all ages, and AARP membership is not required. The classroom course costs $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. The cost for the online course is $15.95 for AARP members and $19.95 for nonmembers.

Volunteer with the AARP Driver Safety Program

The AARP Driver Safety Program in Massachusetts needs your help! Want to get involved as a volunteer instructor or help promote the program and coordinate activities? Send an email to ma@aarp.org for more information.

About the AARP Driver Safety Program

Since 1979, the AARP Driver Safety Program has helped millions of drivers stay safe on the road. Learn more.

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