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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release



DATE/TIME: January 8, 2014  6:00 PM

 

INCIDENT:   START SMART CLASS

 

LOCATION: 14975 DALE EVANS PKWY, APPLE VALLEY



Summary

SUMMARY:

Apple Valley Sheriff’s Station, in collaboration with the California Highway Patrol, is now making Start Smart classes available in the Town of Apple Valley. The first class will be held January 8th, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Town of Apple Valley Conference Center located at 14975 Dale Evans Pkwy., Apple Valley.

This is a unique two-hour class designed by the California Highway Patrol to help your teen driver Start Smart.  The class is made available to teens, accompanied by a parent, at no cost.  The class will discuss important issues such as:

          Tips to avoid collisions

          Safe driving habits

          Dynamics of a collision

          Consequences of a poor choice behind the wheel of a vehicle

          Testimonies of people tragically impacted by incidents involving teen drivers

          Parental roles and responsibilities

          Legal ramifications and civil liabilities affecting teen drivers and their parents

 

The Victorville office of the California Highway Patrol currently offers this class to High Desert residents on a monthly basis.  In an effort to reach Apple Valley citizens and possibly accommodate more schedules, Apple Valley Sheriff’s Station is teaming up with the CHP to make this class available here in the Town of Apple Valley. Some automobile insurance companies may offer a discount for teens who attend a Start Smart class.

 

If you are interested in attending the class, please contact Karen Hunt at the number provided below.

 

Refer:   Karen Hunt, Crime Prevention Officer              

 

Station: Apple Valley Station

 

Phone No.     760-240-7400 x7457

 



John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division

655 E. Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

Telephone: (909) 387-3700



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