The AARP Driver Safety Program for individuals 55 or older, presented by the American Association of Retired Persons, will be offered June 15 and 17 at Lifescape Community Services, 705 Kilburn Ave., Rockford.
The Driver Safety Program course is a total of eight hours offered in two four-hour sessions, and classes will start at 8:30 a.m. and finish by 12:30 p.m. Participants must attend both days to receive credit from their automobile insurance company. You do not have to be a member of AARP to participate in these driver training classes.
There are no tests and there is a limit of 25 people.
In Illinois, if an individual is 55, the primary driver of the vehicle, has a good driving record and takes a course approved by the Illinois Secretary of State, all automobile insurance companies must provide a discount on automobile insurance premiums.
Participants must bring their drivers license and a personal check for $10 per person made payable to AARP Driver Safety Program to the first class.
To register, call Lifescape Community Services at 815-963-1609.
From the June 8-14, 2005, issue