AARP driver safety classes set in Roane

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An upcoming eight-hour AARP driver safety class in Roane County offers area senior citizens a refresher course on driving and an update on rules of the road.

The two-day course will be from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 17-18 in Roane County United Way at 2735 Roane State Hwy., Midtown.

Course participants will be taught to adjust to age-related physical changes; reduce incidents of violations and accidents; and update driving skills and rules of the road in a stress-free environment.

Graduates of the class receive a certificate that may entitle them to a reduction in vehicle insurance rates. Participants should check with their individual insurance carrier to see if the reduction applies.

Class cost of $12 for AARP members and $14 for the general public covers cost of materials.

Refreshments will be provided.

Call Mid-East Community Action Agency Senior Services at 354-0450, Ext. 228, to preregister.