Summer Drivers Education Schedule To Be Posted March 14

Thursday, March 06, 2014

The Summer 2014 schedule for the Drivers Education Program will be posted on Friday, March 14. 

To enroll: 

1. On Friday, March 14, visit http://www.chattanooga.gov/transportation/traffic-engineering-a-operations/drivers-education   

2. Review Summer 2014 course schedule 

3. Complete online application and e-mail to Johnson_c@chattanooga.gov 

Monitor the Drivers Education Program facebook page or visit: http://www.chattanooga.gov/transportation/traffic-engineering-a-operations/drivers-education  

For more information, call the Drivers Education information line at 643-7011 or call 311.  



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