According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, teenage drivers have the highest annual crash and traffic violation rates of any age group. Western Nevada College Douglas is offering an essential class this fall that will help new drivers remain safe when they're behind the wheel. Driver Education (CMSV 181C), a non-credit course which meets the requirements for a Nevada driver's license, will meet four Saturdays, Sept. 29-Oct. 20, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
The 30-hour class combines lectures, class discussion, guest speakers and films to cover Nevada driving regulations, basic vehicle control, and driving maneuvers in various environments and situations. The Nevada Public Agency Insurance Pool, the Public Agency Compensation Trust, and State Farm Insurance all support the course.
To register, fill out the WNC Community Education Admission Application at www.wnc.edu/drivereducation/ and then mail, fax or bring it in to WNC Douglas, 1680 Bently Parkway South. Once this application is processed, normally two days after it is received, students may proceed with online registration. By using this application, students will not be accessed a $15 college application fee.
Classes are open to anyone age 15 and older. Cost is $105. Information, Judy Larquier, (775) 445-4458.