Local senior citizens are encouraged to sign up now for the Age Well, Drive Smart senior driving course offered through the California Highway Patrol. State Senator Tom Berryhill, Assemblymember Heath Flora and Oakdale Mayor Pat Paul have joined together to offer an invitation to the course.
Date for the class is Tuesday, Aug. 15 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Oakdale Senior Center, 450 E. A St., Oakdale. Instructor will be CHP Officer Tom Olsen.
This two-hour course is designed primarily for drivers ages 55 and older. It includes classroom instruction on driving safety, basic road courtesy, information on the impact visual or hearing impairment have on driving ability, tips on avoiding or offsetting hazardous road conditions, and improving driving performance. You will also receive an update on changes the legislature has made to rules of the road and vehicle equipment.
Some insurance companies offer discounted premiums with a certificate of course completion. Check with your insurance provider to confirm this program meets its criteria for a policy discount.
For more information or to RSVP, contact Senator Berryhill’s District Office at 209-848-8001. Seating is limited; reserve by Aug. 9.