Archive for Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Defensive driving class could lower insurance

September 12, 2012

A four-hour Defensive Driving class will be offered Saturday, Sept. 22, at Kansas City Kansas Community College.

A comprehensive driver-improvement program without any in-car instruction, the class will take place from 8 a.m. to noon in the Community Education Building on the east side of the KCKCC campus, 7250 State Ave.

Instructed by Jim Hathaway, the course is designed to give drivers practical knowledge and techniques to avoid crashes and to choose safe, responsible and lawful driver behavior. An interactive course with activities, case studies, discussions and video presentations, topics include personal responsibility and driving, hazard recognition, rules of the road, avoiding collisions and driving environments.

The course is approved by the state of Kansas so insurance rates can be reduced by 5 percent or more upon completion of the class. The cost is $40 ($35 for Prime Time Club members) and persons may enroll by phone with credit card payment at 913-288-7660; in person at the Community Education Building; or at kckcc.edu by clicking on 2012 Fall schedule, under Continuing Education/Driver Safety.

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