New Mature Driving Class Offered

(Bradenton, Fla., May 28, 2008) - Manatee Community College's (MCC ) Traffic Safety Institute (TSI) is offering a new six-hour "Mature Driving" class. Certified through the Florida Safety Council, the class meets Florida Statutes criteria that require a three-year reduction in auto insurance rates for persons 55 and over who complete the course. 

The course reviews traffic rules and regulations; tips for highway and rural driving; and strategies for urban driving. It takes a close look at the physical effects of aging, and provides guidance on how to deal with night driving or road rage; enhance pedestrian and parking lot safety; and counter the impacts of large trucks and SUVs.

The cost of the course is $15. Currently offered at the TSI office located at 1991 Main Street, Suite 123, next to the Hollywood 20 Movie Theater in Sarasota, the class may be taught at off-site locations for special groups upon request. 

For more information, call (941) 362-4224.    

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