AARP Smart Driving

AARP 4 and 8 Hour Smart Driving Classes

These courses are designed for the driver over age 50 to help discover how roads, cars, and you may have changed since you started driving. Learn eight driving strategies to make you a safer driver. Completion of this AARP Driver Safety course qualifies each student over age 55 (sometimes 50) a certificate redeemable for a discount on auto insurance premium. First timers must take the 8-hour course then a refresher course every 3 years to continue the discount. Please check with your insurance agent for age qualifications and renewal details. The cost of this class includes fees paid to AARP for the course. When registering for these classes, indicate AARP Driving Safety and dates of the session.
  • $32 non-AARP Members,
  • $27 AARP Members; AARP Members please register in person or by phone (you will need your AARP member number)
  • $0 AARP United HealthCare Medicare supplemental plan Members (does NOT include Advantage plans); Those with an AARP United HealthCare Medicare supplemental plan must register in person (you will need to bring your insurance card to register, and to class)
Please pre-register and check-in for all classes no matter your membership levels. It is also important to check-in at the front desk when you arrive for your class.  We use attendance data for grant applications, insurance reimbursement, space planning and determining whether or not to cancel a class.

Register for these programs: by phone (507-664-3700), in person at FiftyNorth, or by clicking on the title of the class

AARP Smart Driving 4-hour Refresher Course

Wednesday, March 13

AARP 8-hour Smart Driving Class

Saturday, April 6
*Bring a bag lunch

AARP Smart Driving 4-hour Refresher Course

Thursday, April 18

AARP Smart Driving 4-hour Refresher Course

Monday, May 13

AARP Smart Driving 4-hour Refresher Course

Wednesday, June 12

AARP Smart DriverTEK Classes

These free, 90-minute Smart DriverTEK Workshops will help you understand current and evolving vehicle safety technologies and how to use them. You will learn how the benefits of these technologies may enhance your driving safety and extend your safe driving years. You will receive a vehicle technology checklist and learn to identify the safety technologies that best suit your needs when purchasing a new vehicle.

Smart DriverTEK is offering

Virtual Workshops

Technology is changing the driving experience. The new free, AARP Smart DriverTEK workshop will keep you in the know about the latest high-tech safety features in your current or future car. Learn about what new technologies are available, how they work, and how they can make driving safer and more enjoyable.

This interactive 90-minute workshop will help you understand:

  • Blind-spot detection systems
  • Forward-collision warning systems
  • Lane-departure warning systems
  • And much more!


Follow the link below to register for one of the workshop dates.