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Brainerd MN 506 James St. / PO Box 974 56401

55+ driver improvement program offered

The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer a 55+ Driver Improvement Course on the following days: 5-9 p.m. Feb. 3-4 (8-hour course) and Feb. 10 (4-hour refresher), Pequot Lakes School-Community Ed., 30805 Olson St., Pequot Lakes; and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 13 (4-hour refresher), Hallett Community Center, 470 Eighth St. NE, Crosby.

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The Driver Improvement course is open to the public; pre-registration is required. A MN Highway Safety & Research Center certified instructor teaches this class. By utilizing the most up-to-date research in the field, participants will be provided the latest information in regards to driver safety, new laws and vehicle technology. The fee for the four hour refresher course is $20 and the eight hour course is $24. For more information or to register, visit our website at www.mnsafetycenter.org or call 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.

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