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Post Independent
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

The AARP Driver Safety Class is offered from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 11, and Saturday, April 13, at the CMC Glenwood Center, 1402 Blake Ave. Class is directed towards drivers 50 and over. Most Colorado auto insurance companies offer discounts to those who complete the course. The class covers the following driving topics: how to compensate for changes in vision, hearing and reaction time; how to handle problem situations such as left turns, right of way, freeway traffic, trucks, and blind spots while driving; what to do if confronted by an aggressive driver; how medications may affect driving; how to properly use anti-lock brakes, air bags, and safety belts; and how to assess your own and others’ driving abilities with a Personal Driving Capability Index. Cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for nonmembers. To register, call 970-384-8747; for information, email

Rep. Bob Rankin will be in Glenwood Springs from 10-11:30 a.m. this Saturday, April 13, at the county commissioner’s meeting room, 108 Eighth St. in Glenwood Springs. Come by and hear more about this legislative year.

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