A two-day course, formally known as 55 Drive Alive, will be offered at the North East Rockford Public Library Wednesday, April 11 and Thursday, April 12 , from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. The course will cover basic traffic considerations, and educates the participants about normal age-related changes that may affect driving. Both days must be completed to receive certification. The cost of the course is $10 per person, check payable to AARP. Pre-registration is required.
Anyone may take the course and, if you are older than 55, Illinois law requires your auto insurance company to reduce the liability premium you pay for the three years after completing the course. You can save dollars!
Call 815-226-1533, ext. 752 to pre-register. Space is limited to 22 attendees, so register early. Address of class is 320 N. Alpine, Rockford, Ill. 61107. You may also register by going to www.AARP.Org/Drive.
Certified instructor is Wayne Helfer.
from the April 11-17, 2007, issue