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This class is open to all adults. Participants who successfully complete the course will be provided with a certificate for their auto insurance agency.

Please contact your insurance provider to see if completing this course would qualify you for a discount.

2017 Schedule - 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Wednesdays
July 26
September 20
November 15

Saturdays
August 19
October 21
December 9

Only one session is required
Class size is limited and reservations are required

Police Department Community Room
City of Coral Springs Public Safety Building
2801 Coral Springs Drive


Important Information:

  • Participants must register in advance.
  • No age requirement to take course, for possible insurance discount, participant must be at least 55 and over.
  • Course $15.00 for AARP members and $20.00 for non-members.
  • Please note that lunch will not be provided.
  • Insurance Discount: Participants must be at least 55 or over and successfully complete the course will be provided with a certificate for their auto insurance agency. Most agencies will allow for a discount on auto insurance premiums for up to three years.
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This course reviews the current rules of the road, defensive driving techniques, and how to operate a vehicle more safely. Participants will learn how to manage and accommodate common age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time.

In addition, participants will learn:

  • How to minimize the effects of dangerous blind spots
  • How to maintain the proper following distance behind another car
  • The safest ways to change lanes and make turns at busy intersections
  • Proper use of safety belts, air bags, anti-lock brakes, and new technologies used in cars
  • 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

The class will be held at the
Coral Springs Public Safety Building,
2801 Coral Springs Drive
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For more information or to register, call 954-346-1393.