FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 12, 2009
Mary Lou Schnurr, Division Director
(973) 579-0555 ext. 1226
Stephen Gruchacz, Department Administrator
(973) 579-0559 ext. 1227
Seniors Save on Insurance Costs with AARP Course
(Newton, N.J.) The Sussex County Department of Human Services, Division of Senior Services is offering the "AARP Safe Driving Course for Motorists Over 50." The two day course will take place on Tuesday, May 5 and Tuesday, May 12, 2009, from 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., at the E. Louise Child Memorial Library, 21 Sparta Road, Stanhope, NJ. Light refreshments will be provided each day. Registration fees are $12.00 per person for AARP members and $14.00 for non-members, which go towards the cost of materials for the course.
AARP provides qualified and trained instructors for the course, which is the nation's first and largest program for motorists over the age of 50. Motorists learn how to avoid driving hazards, recognize changes in vision, hearing and reaction times and how to adjust their driving accordingly. Those who complete the course are entitled to a three-year discount on their insurance premiums. There is no testing involved with this program.
Space is limited and pre-paid registration is required.
Checks must be made payable to AARP and sent to
Sussex County Division of Senior Services
One Spring Street
Newton, NJ, 07860.
Registrations must be received by Friday, May 1, 2009. For additional information, contact the Sussex County Division of Senior Services at 973-579-0555.