Want to lower your car insurance premiums?

AARP sponsors driver safety courses around the state. Those who complete the course are eligible for a car insurance discount for 3 years. The cost is usually $12.00 for AARP members and $14.00 for non members. The classes are usually for those over 55, but anyone can participate. For more information go to www.aarp.org or call toll free at 1- 866-554-5380. You can find out about a class near you. You can also inquire about completing the course on line. Topics covered include:

  • negotiating busy intersections
  • minimizing blind spots
  • maintaining proper following distance
  • the effects of medication on driving
  • properly using safety belts, air bags, and anti-lock brakes.