VISTA–The Vista Sheriff’s Station will be holding a “Start Smart” class for teen drivers or those about to begin driving.
The two-hour class will be offered in Vista on August 8 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Classes will be taught by local deputies from the Vista Station.
Recent statistics have shown that in California, teenage drivers are injured or die in automobile collisions at an alarming rate. Deputies who facilitate the Start Smart program will candidly share their experiences, and provide facts and examples of driving tendencies that put young drivers at risk. The program includes a variety of photographs, videos, and interactive discussions with teens and their parents. Deputies will provide tips to avoid collisions, discuss safe driving habits, dynamics of a collision, the real consequences of bad driving actions, as well as parental roles and responsibilities. There no cost, two-hour program will help you understand the serious responsibilities of driving, and that one poor choice behind the wheel of a vehicle can put your life and the lives of others in jeopardy.
For more information, call the Vista Sheriff’s Station at (760) 940-4551 during business hours and mention the “Start Smart” program to sign up and obtain further information and location. A reservation and parent attendance is required.