AARP Smart Driver course planned later this month

GREENFIELD – AARP Smart Driver, the driving refresher course from AARP Driver Safety, will be offered from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at Hancock County Senior Services, 1870 Fields Blvd. The class will be taught by a certified volunteer instructor.

Since 1979, AARP Driver Safety has helped more than 15 million older drivers stay safe, educated and confident behind the wheel. AARP Smart Driver course participants will learn:

• Valuable defensive driving skills

• Proven safety strategies

• How to stay current with the latest driving technologies

• The current rules of the road, specific to your community

• How to manage and accommodate common age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time.

Many participants may be eligible for a multi-year insurance discount after taking the course. Participants are encouraged to check with their insurance agent to see if they are eligible. There are no tests required to pass the course. The course is open to drivers of all ages and costs $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members.

Participants can register by calling Hancock County Senior Services at 317-462-3758 for registration. Arrive 15 minutes before class to complete registration. Bring your AARP membership number (if applicable) and driver’s license to class.

For more information visit www.aarp.org/drive.