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Brief: Refresher driver courses offered

WORTHINGTON -- The Minnesota Highway Safety Center is offering four-hour refresher 55+ driver improvement courses: 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 20 at the Worthington Country Club; and 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 21 at Kemna Asa Auto, Jackson.

A Minnesota Highway Safety & Research Center-certified instructor will teach the class. Driver Safety, confidence and comfort are enhanced through up-to-date research, including the latest visual scanning and steering techniques, anti-lock braking skills, airbag information, driver distraction, road rage and new vehicle technology.

People age 55 and older who complete the course quality for a 10-percent discount on auto insurance premiums for three years.

There is a fee, and preregistration is requested. For more information, call 1-888-234-1294.