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2010-05-06 / Local News

Houghton to host AAA driving course

Houghton College, 810 Union Road, will soon host two defensive driving courses sponsored by AAA Western and Central New York.

Classes will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 8, and also 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, May 17, and Wednesday, May 19. All classes will be held in the college’s Lambein Center.

Class participants will receive up to a 10 percent insurance discount on their collision and liability insurance premiums for the principal driver, valid for three years; will receive a benefit on their driving record by up to four points for violations occurring within the past 18 months; and also will refresh driving skills while learning techniques for collision prevention.

The cost is $35 for AAA members and $41 for nonmembers. Class participants may register by calling 1-800-836-2582 or visiting www. aaadriverprograms. com.

Additionally, the defensive driving course is available online at www.AAA.com. Online participants will receive the same benefits as the classroom course. The cost of the online version is also discounted for AAA members.

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