Life Care Center Of Hixson Hosts Driver Safety Course

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Life Care Center of Hixson will sponsor an AARP Driver Safety Course on Dec. 5, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the North River Civic Center, located at 1009 Executive Drive, Suite 102.

The eight-hour course is designed for drivers age 50 and older, but any age may attend. The class is taught by a trained AARP instructor and refreshes driving skills and the rules of the road in an informal setting.

Life Care Center of Hixson will provide lunch for attendees.

Those who complete the class may be eligible for a discount on their auto insurance. Interested parties should check with their insurance agents to see if they are eligible.

The class fee is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. To RSVP by Dec. 3, call Pat Bailey at 544-1509.

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