St. Mary's Medical Center | Huntington, WV | (304) 526-1234

AARP Safe Driving Course for Seniors

Wednesday, March 19
Thursday, March 20

Cost: $15 for National AARP members; $20 for non-members
Register by calling Stephanie Kinnard at (304) 544-3767.

The course will cover:

  • Current rules of the road
  • Defensive driving techniques
  • How to manage and accommodate common age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time
  • How to avoid potential collisions and injuries to yourself and others
  • Proper use of safety belts, air bags, anti-lock brakes and new technologies
  • Ways to monitor your own and others’ driving skills and capabilities
  • The eff ects of medications on driving
  • The importance of eliminating distractions, such as eating, smoking and cell phone use