AAA opens new driver training school in Hamden

The local Triple A is now offering the mandatory eight-hour Safe Driving driver training classes for both teens and adults, who are seeking Connecticut drivers licenses.

Classes are open to AAA members and non-members and initially will be held at a Hamden facility. Venues in Fairfield and Litchfield counties may be added in the future.

The Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles granted AAA Southern New England a license to operate a driving school in May.

 

Fulfills state requirements

The eight-hour class for teens, which fulfills the minimum state requirement to receive a driver’s license, includes the mandatory two-hour parent/guardian portion for individuals younger than 18.

The adult eight-hour class is offered to students 18 years and older, who never learned to drive or is an experienced international license holder who needs a Connecticut license.

Both classes cover the dangers of operating a vehicle under the influence of drugs and alcohol, or of texting and electronic use while driving. The two-hour parent class covers the state’s graduated driver law requirements.

 

Class dates and fees

An adult (18 and older) class will be conducted from 5-9 p.m. on Aug. 14 and 15.

A teen class will take place from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Aug. 17 and 24.

Classes initially will be conducted at 35 Worth Ave. The fee is $125. Graduates of the eight-hour Safe Driving teen class, whose parents are AAA members, will receive a free associate-level AAA membership.

Register by calling 855-222-1050 or visiting www.aaa.com/drivertraining.

 

About the local Triple A

AAA Southern New England serves more than 3.5 million members at 46 offices in western Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Rhode Island. It offers travel, insurance, finance and auto-related services such as driver’s license renewals, international driving permits, and theme park and movie ticket sales.

 

 

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