August 23, 2017

AARP Safe Driving Program

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The new curriculum contains the latest research & industry insights and exciting new topics. The revised workbook contents are participant friendly and easy to follow. The associated program video has been re-formatted and includes interviews with experts and supportive data. The course is design to help participants:

• Learn research-based strategies that can reduce the likelihood of having a crash.
• Understand the links among the driver, vehicle, and road environment, and how this awareness encourages safer behavior.
• Learn how aging, medications, alcohol, and other health-related issues affect driving ability, and ways to adjust to allow for these changes.
• Increase confidence.
• Know how to drive safely when sharing the road with other road users.
• Learn the newest safety and advance features in vehicles.
• Learn when driving may no longer be safe.
• Explore other ways to travel.

The fees are $15.00 for AARP Members and $20.00 for non-members. There are no tests! Advance registration is required. Anthony J. Ballirano, Deputy State Coordinator will be conducting this program, which is open to all. If an insurance discount is one of your objectives, please check with your insurance company to determine if you qualify for a discount if you complete this program. It is suggested that you take a lunch, snack and beverage to class, especially if you have a medical condition, which requires food intake. To register or for more information, please call the appropriate site below for more information.

Saturday, August 26th, Evergreen House Health Center, One Evergreen Drive, East Providence. Time: 8 AM to 1 PM. Telephone number: 438-3250, Ext. 1129 (Complimentary breakfast will be served.)

Monday, August 28th, East Providence Senior Center, 610 Waterman Avenue, East Providence. Time: 11:15 AM to 4 PM. Telephone number: 401 435-7800, Ext. 4

September 13th, Barrington Senior Center, 281 County Road, Barrington. Time: 1:30 PM to 6 PM. Telephone number: 401-247-1926

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