55+ driver improvement program
The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will be offering a 55+ driver improvement course on the following days:
• 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 12 (four hour refresher), Hallett Community Center, 470 Eighth St. N.E., Crosby.
• 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 22 (four hour refresher), Aitkin Public Library, 110 First Ave. N.E., Aitkin.
• 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 22 (four hour refresher), Crosslake Community Center/Community Ed., 14126 Daggett Pine Road, Crosslake.
The driver improvement course is open to the public; pre-registration is requested. A Minnesota Highway Safety & Research Center certified instructor teaches the class. The fee for the four hour refresher course is $20 and the eight hour course is $24.
For more information or to register, go to www.mnsafetycenter.org or call toll free (888) 234-1294.
Persons age 55 and older who complete the course qualify for a 10 percent discount on their auto insurance premiums for three years, according to Minnesota law. First time participants must complete the initial eight hours of training and a four hour refresher class every three years to maintain the 10 percent discount.