Indio California Highway Patrol set to host Start Smart teen driving class

INDIO, Calif. - The Indio California Highway Patrol Office will be holding a free Start Smart teen driving class on Tuesday, August 15th at 6:00PM. 

Teens will be prepared for situations they may come across as new drivers. Instructors will discuss tips to avoid collisions, safe driving habits, consequences of a poor choice behind the wheel of a vehicle, testimonies of people tragically impacted by incidents involving teen drivers, parental responsibilities along with legal ramifications and civil liabilities affecting teen drivers and their parents.

Parents and/or guardians are required to attend with the teen drivers. All attendees will receive a certificate upon completion of the course. Some insurance companies offer discounts to new drivers for completing the course.  

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration reports the number one cause of death for teens from is automobile collisions.  

If you would like to enroll your teen into this class, a reservation is required. Call 760-772-5300 to sign up. 

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