you take the AARP smart driver course?
Classes offered at Heartland Lincoln
campus in September
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[September 13, 2019]
Cars have changed, and so have traffic
rules, driving conditions, and the roads you travel every day. Even
the most experienced drivers can benefit from brushing up on their
The AARP Smart Driver course, offered by AARP Driver
Safety, is the nationís largest driver safety course and is designed
especially for drivers age 50 and older. By taking the AARP Smart
Driver course you'll learn the current rules of the road, defensive
driving techniques, and how to operate your vehicle more safely in
today's increasingly challenging driving environment. In addition,
How to minimize the effects of dangerous blind spots.
How to maintain the proper following distance behind another
The safest ways to change lanes and make turns at busy
Proper use of safety belts, air bags, anti-lock brakes, and new
technology found in cars.
Ways to monitor your own and others' driving skills and
The effects of medications on driving.
The importance of eliminating distractions, such as eating,
smoking, and using a cell phone.
You may be eligible to receive a multi-year auto
insurance discount upon completing the course (consult your
insurance agent for details). AARP membership is not required to
take the course and there are no tests to pass. The classroom course
costs $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. This is an
8-hour course, usually taught over 2 days.
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There are two classes in Lincoln coming up this fall. Both are at
Heartland Community College, 2201 B Woodlawn Road:
Wednesday, September 18
Friday, September 20
from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.
The next class is Wednesday, November 13 and
Friday, November 15 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.
Call the instructor at 618-518-0961 to register or for more
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