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WNCC offers traffic safety school

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Western Nevada Community College Douglas offers Nevada Traffic Safety School, a licensed educational course in traffic safety and driver improvement.

The non-credit course is offered Saturday, Feb. 17, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., or Thursday, March 22 and Friday, March 23, 5:45 to 9:45 p.m.

The course features motivational presentations that help students develop and maintain safe driving habits. Under Nevada law, a person may attend one licensed traffic safety school for credit during a 12-month period.

Successful completion of the course allows the driver to be eligible for a reduction of up to three demerit points against his/her driving record.

In addition, some courts offer special option programs for traffic violations that include completion of a licensed traffic safety school course. The course is also available to students who just want to improve their driving skills.

The WNCC Douglas Traffic Safety School provides a licensed course conveniently located in Douglas County. Cost is $30. Registration closes five working days prior to class. Late registration can not be accepted.

Students may register using Touch-Tone Telephone Registration or go to http://www.wncc.nevada.edu for Internet registration.

For help with registration call 445-3277. For more class information call 265-9261. This class is offered through the WNCC Douglas Community Services Division.