In its ongoing quest to educate young drivers on the responsibilities associated with driving a car, the Marin division of the California Highway Patrol is hosting a teen driver course on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. at its office in Corte Madera.
"The leading cause of death for Americans 15-20 years old is motor vehicle collisions," CHP spokesman Andrew Barclay said. "The goal of the class is to help young drivers and their parents understand the responsibilities associated with driving a motor vehicle."
Barclay said the class focuses on how poor choices behind the wheel can change the lives of everyone involved. The purpose of this program is to reduce the number of teen-related injuries and deaths due to collisions, he said.
The Start Smart Class takes places at 53 San Clemente Dr. and is free., Corte Madera, CA 94925. Parents and new drivers interested in attending the class need to RSVP with the Marin CHP office by Tuesday, August 24 at (415) 924-1100.
Space is limited to the first 30 students and parents, additional classes will be scheduled as needed.