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On Wednesday, Sample Road west of University Drive and east of NW 110th Avenue, and Coral Springs Drive north of NW 29th Street and south of NW 37th Street, will be closed on the night of the Holiday Parade from 5 p.m. until approximately 10 p.m.
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This class is open to all adults. Participants who successfully complete the course will be provided with a certificate for their auto insurance agency.

Please contact your insurance provider to see if completing this course would qualify you for a discount.

2017 Schedule - 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday, December 9

2018 Schedule - 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday, January 20, 2018
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Saturday, March 24, 2018

Only one session is required
Class size is limited and reservations are required

Police Department Community Room
City of Coral Springs Public Safety Building
2801 Coral Springs Drive


Important Information:

  • Participants must register in advance.
  • No age requirement to take course, for possible insurance discount, participant must be at least 55 and over.
  • Course $15.00 for AARP members and $20.00 for non-members.
  • Please note that lunch will not be provided.
  • Insurance Discount: Participants must be at least 55 or over and successfully complete the course will be provided with a certificate for their auto insurance agency. Most agencies will allow for a discount on auto insurance premiums for up to three years.
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This course reviews the current rules of the road, defensive driving techniques, and how to operate a vehicle more safely. Participants will learn how to manage and accommodate common age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time.

In addition, participants will learn:

  • How to minimize the effects of dangerous blind spots
  • How to maintain the proper following distance behind another car
  • The safest ways to change lanes and make turns at busy intersections
  • Proper use of safety belts, air bags, anti-lock brakes, and new technologies used in cars
  • Ways to monitor your own and others' driving skills and capabilities
  • The effects of medications on driving
  • The importance of eliminating distractions, such as eating, smoking, and cell-phone use

The class will be held at the
Coral Springs Public Safety Building,
2801 Coral Springs Drive
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For more information or to register, call 954-346-1393.