Fall Drivers Ed Classes Full And Closed At Outdoor Chattanooga And Library

Monday, August 11, 2014
The Fall 2014 courses scheduled for the Outdoor Chattanooga Center in Coolidge Park (Saturdays in September) and the Public Library Downtown (Oct. 6-9) are full and closed. No more applications will be accepted for either location.

The one remaining course has limited spaces:

South Chattanooga YFD Center (1151 West 40th Street in St. Elmo), Oct. 6–9, Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. until 4:45 p.m. each day

The Winter 2014/15 course schedule will be announced on Monday, Sept.


NOTE:  Eligibility is limited to City of Chattanooga residents.
To enroll:
1.     Visit  http://www.chattanooga.gov/transportation/traffic-engineering-a-operations/drivers-education
2.     Indicate class choice as South Chattanooga YFD Center (October 6-9)
3.     Print online application, complete and sign, and mail to:
1250 Market Street, Suite 3030, Chattanooga  Tn. 37402
Please 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 423 643-7011 or call 311.

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