SLIP to Offer AARP’s Safe Driving Class on Oct. 11

Published 8:00 am Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Saluda Living in Place will offer the AARP Safe Driving Class from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at the Saluda Fire Department on Greenville Street. 

Attendees will learn updated rules of the road, safety strategies to reduce the likelihood of having a crash, how to manage and accommodate common age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time, and how to drive more safely in today’s challenging environment. 

AARP has found that over nine in 10 course participants report changing at least one key driving behavior for the better. Over eight in10 participants felt that information they learned in the course has prevented them from being in a crash. 

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Attendees are eligible to receive an insurance discount upon completing the course.

The class will be taught by Hendersonville resident Ollie Bunch. Bunch has taught the Safe Driving Class for 15 years. 

This is a classroom course, with no road driving.

Attendees must register for this class. People may email to register or call the SLIP Office at 828-490-1040 before Monday, Oct. 8.

Those interested in learning more about SLIP may request to be added to the organization’s mailing list by emailing

– Submitted by DiAnne Arbour