December 14, 2017

Free AARP Smart Driver Course To Be Offered At Sturdy Memorial Hospital

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Attleboro, MA, September 13, 2017 -- Sturdy Memorial Hospital will sponsor a AARP Smart Driver Course on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 from 9:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in Conference Rooms D & E at the Hospital. This course is designed especially for drivers age 50 and older. Area residents are encouraged to attend this program that was developed by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP); the class is taught by a trained AARP instructor who assists motorists with their driving skills.

During the class participants will learn current rules of the road, defensive driving techniques, and how to safely operate your vehicle in today’s increasingly challenging driving environment. In addition, you’ll learn how to minimize the effects of dangerous blind spots, how to maintain the proper following distance behind other vehicles, the safest ways to make lane changes and turns at busy intersections, and much more.

Some states offer discounts on automobile insurance rates by attending this class, call your insurance agent to see if your state participates in this discount program.

Sturdy Memorial is offering this course FREE of charge, so why not bring a friend. Light refreshments will be provided. Class size is limited and registration is necessary. To register, call Sturdy Memorial's Public Relations Department at

508/236-8020.

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