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55-plus Driver Discount Program course available

The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer a 55-plus driver discount course from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5 and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Bemidji Senior Center, 216 Third St. NW.

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The Bemidji Senior Center is located at 216 Third St. NW in downtown Bemidji. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)
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BEMIDJI — The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer a 55-plus driver discount course from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5 and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Bemidji Senior Center, 216 Third St. NW.

Both sessions must be attended to complete the full course.

These courses can bring a savings of up to 10% on auto insurance, a release said. Completion of an eight-hour course qualifies participants for the discount. To maintain the discount, a four-hour refresher course must be completed every three years.

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A Minnesota Highway Safety and Research Center certified instructor will update attendees on defensive-driving tips, changes in laws, vehicle technology and traffic safety, the release said.

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The cost of each eight-hour course is $28 and the refresher course is $24. For course and registration information, visit driverdiscountprogram.com or call (888) 234-1294.

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