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Older drivers get rules of the road refresher course

Older drivers get rules of the road refresher course

Some 17 automobile drivers who are getting up in age spent a few hours Thursday taking a course that not only advised them on the safest ways to operate their cars, but also gave them a chance at an auto insurance break. AARP officials have a safe driver course designed for their members – people 50 and older. The course was made available at the Methodist Hospital in Gary, and will again be offered Oct. 20 at the hospital's Southlake campus in Merrillville. Hospital spokeswoman Evelyn Morrison said officials were pleased to be able to offer the course and to have a waiting list of people who want to participate in the upcoming program. Smart Driver instructor Jeanette...

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