Start Smart Class

SheriffMcMahonBy Staff Reports

(Victor Valley)– The next Start Smart Class hosted by the Apple Valley Sheriff’s Station will be held August 14th, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  This month’s class will be held at the Town of Apple Valley Town Hall, in Council Chambers, located at 14955 Dale Evans Pkwy., Apple Valley.

This is a unique two-hour class designed by the California Highway Patrol to help your teen driver Start Smart.  The class is made available to teens, accompanied by a parent, at no cost.  The class will discuss important issues such as:

Tips to avoid collisions

Safe driving habits

Dynamics of a collision

Consequences of a poor choice behind the wheel of a vehicle

Testimonies of people tragically impacted by incidents involving teen drivers

Parental roles and responsibilities

Legal ramifications and civil liabilities affecting teen drivers and their parents

The Victorville office of the California Highway Patrol currently offers this class to High Desert residents on a monthly basis.  In an effort to reach Apple Valley citizens and possibly accommodate more schedules, Apple Valley Sheriff’s Station has teamed up with the CHP to make this class available here in the Town of Apple Valley. Some automobile insurance companies may offer a discount for teens who attend a Start Smart class.

Class seating is limited.  If you are interested in attending the class, please contact Karen Hunt at the number below to reserve a seat.

Refer:   Karen Hunt, Crime Prevention Officer

Station: Apple Valley Station

Phone No.     760-240-7400

 

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