AARP’s Smart Driving course is a refresher course designed specifically to meet the needs of drivers over the age of 50. The course covers age related physical changes, declining perception skills, rules of the road. Local driving problems and also covers driver’s license renewals. It is specially designed to help older citizens continue driving safely.
The two-part class will take place in Citizens Forum Room inside Lakeview Arena on Aug. 16 and 17, from 10 to a.m. to 3 p.m. (lunch break from noon to 1 p.m.)
The instructor will be Don Balmer, a retired public school teacher who taught Driver’s Education for over 30 years and who is certified to teach the AARP Driving Classes. There is a $15 fee for AARP members, $20 for non-members, for the course and that fee is for AARP’s text book, hand out material and video.
Class size is limited and pre-registration is necessary, please call the Marquette Senior Center at 228-0456 to register or for more information.