Driver Safety Classes:
Background: Useful for experienced drivers. State law (627.0652 F.S.) mandates that any person 55 years or older completing an approved course be given an insurance discount for a 3 year period. Typically, companies grant a 10% or greater discount, upon receiving proof of course completion.
AARP Driver Safety Program:
Contact: 888-AARP-NOW (227-7669) toll free or http://www.aarp.org/ws/EO/driver-safety-programs/
Central Florida Safety Council:
Offers a senior driving course online which also qualifies for the insurance discount.
Course Title: Mature Driving Course
Visit AAASeniors.com to learn all you need to know about senior driver safety and mobility. Visitors to the site will find, or be directed to needed tools and resources. You’ll also find a link to contact your local AAA Club to learn about the specific resources available in your community.
The Safe and Mobile Seniors website is a virtual “one stop shop” for all transportation safety and mobility information for drivers and pedestrians 65 years and older living in Florida.
Find a Ride
One of the reasons many older drivers continue to drive is because they feel they have no other options to get them to the places they need and want to go. To help access community transportation resources, click here.