Sunday, April 29, 2012

KCKCC to offer defensive driving class

A four-hour Defensive Driving class will be offered at Kansas City Kansas Community College Saturday, May 12.

A comprehensive driver-improvement program without any in-car instruction, the class will be held from 8 a.m.-noon in the Community Education Building on the east side of the KCKCC campus at 7250 State Avenue.

Instructed by Jim Hathaway, the course is designed to give drivers practical knowledge and techniques to avoid crashes and to choose safe, responsible and lawful driver behavior.

An interactive course with activities, case studies, discussions and video presentations, topics include personal responsibility and driving, hazard recognition, rules of the road, avoiding collisions and driving environments.

The course is approved by the state of Kansas so insurance rates can be reduced by five percent or more upon completion of the class.

The cost is $40 ($35 for Prime Time Club members) and persons may enroll by phone with credit card payment at 913-288-7660; in person at the Community Education Building; or on-line at and clicking on Spring 2012. The class is listed under Continuing Education/Driver Safety.