The Ina Thompson Moss Point Library will host the new A.A.R.P. Smart Driver Safety Workshop on Friday, May 30th, from 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., in the library meeting room. This program in new, offers revised materials and is open for drivers of any age.
To register or to receive more information, call the library at 228-475-7462 or 228-861-3199. There is a $15 registration fee for A.A.R.P. members that cover materials. Non-A.A.R.P. members fee is $20 - check or money order. Registration is available the day of the workshop.
The A.A.R.P. Smart Driver Safety Program is a classroom refresher that can help older adults learn the effects of aging on driving and how to adjust driving techniques and qualify for an insurance discount. Auto insurance companies in most states provide a multi-year discount to A.A.R.P. graduates. A.A.R.P. members receive discounts on the A.A.R.P. Motoring Plan from GE Motor Club.
The new A.A.R.P. Smart Driver Safety Program is the nation’s newest and largest refresher course for drivers age 55 and older that has helped millions of drivers remain safe on today’s roads. A.A.R.P. has offered the course in the classroom for more than 25 years.
Participants will learn how to tune up driving skills and update knowledge of the rules of the road; learn about normal age-related physical changes and how to adjust driving habits to allow for these changes; reduce traffic violations, crashes, and chances for injuries and; drive more safely. Participants may reduce their auto insurance rate by attending this A.A.R.P. certified program.
The library is located at 4119 Bellview Street near downtown.