AAA Northeast has a variety of FREE virtual programs specifically for new or soon-to-be-new drivers. This spring, AAA and the library bring you a six-seminar series, Thursdays 6-7 PM on Zoom, aimed to cover a variety of topics. All seminars are relevant to drivers of all ages. Make it a family affair! Go here to register.
April 29: Shifting Gears: The Blunt Truth About Marijuana & Driving
Attitudes about the use of marijuana have shifted in recent years. Marijuana is now prescribed for medicinal purposes and the legalization or decriminalization of recreational marijuana in many states has resulted in greater societal acceptance of the drug’s use. Learn more about the impact it has on driving.
May 6: Distracted Driving
Driving is an activity that requires full attention. This program is designed to help all drivers understand the risks of distractions and get tips to avoid becoming a distracted driver. Drivers will learn from ground-breaking research by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety about the findings on cognitive, manual and physical distractions and how this applies to the distractions caused by Bluetooth, infotainment and navigation systems.
May 13: The AAA 12-Step Program to Better Driving
Tips to help you reduce risk & sharpen on-the-road driving skills. Everyone knows someone who needs this course!
May 20: Under the Hood
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure when it comes to basic car care maintenance.
May 27: The Mistakes Teen Drivers Make
A presentation for parents on how to help their teen drivers avoid common new-driver mistakes.
June 3: Dare to Prepare
A pre-permit workshop for soon-to-be drivers and their parents explaining the driver education, permit and Graduated Driver License process and laws for your state. Customized presentations are available upon request to address the specific needs of an organization or municipality.