Maplewood and AARP have teamed together and will be providing a Driver Safety program on Thursday, November 7, 2013, 8 a.m. – noon at Maplewood, 245 Sycamore St., Sauk City.  As the name implies, the class will help you become a safer driver and is geared toward seniors. 

In the four hour course, you will learn: 

  • To manage dangerous blind spots.
  • Proper following distance behind another car
  • Safe ways to change lanes and make turns at busy intersections.
  • Proper use of safety belts, air bags, anti-lock brakes.
  • How to manage the effects of aging on driving.
  • How to eliminate distractions while driving.
  • Effects of medications on driving.

The public is invited to attend.  Registration is required. Call 608-643-3383 to RSVP.  The cost is $12 for AARP members, $14 for non-members.  Pay by check the day of the class. Participation may earn you an insurance discount, check with your insurance carrier.