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Old 06-12-2011, 10:02 PM
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Auto Insurance - for the older folks

You guys may already know this, but I didn't. As I searched for auto insurance quotes, a question that popped up was whether I had completed a Senior Driver Program. I had no clue, so an agent filled me in. If you are 55 or older, you can complete a CA approved Mature Driver class, and get a significant discount on your auto insurance.

You can find the programs offered by various parks, cities, senior centers, etc. You can also take the course online, which is what I am doing. I'm using this program, but it looks like there are many of them out there:
California Mature Driver Program :: I DRIVE SAFELY

Just make sure they are CA approved. This particular one cost me $20. I'm not sure what the discount will be. Whatever "significant" mean. Check with your agent to see if it is worth it to you.
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Old 06-24-2011, 11:02 PM
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Talked to my agent today and gave them my certificate for the completed course. It was worth a $120/yr discount, and is good for 3 years. Well worth the $20 for the course.
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Dang it, Bill. If you keep reminding me, I may actually get this on the schedule!

Looks like a real good ROI.

Thanks for the reminder. Really!

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Was there a section of the test devoted to the importance of not cruising in the fast lane @ 55mph with your turn signal on?
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No, but there was a section on older folks not sleeping well. They get up at 2:59 and post on 4ums.

Actually they did touch on forgetfullness and short term memory loss.
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No, but there was a section on older folks not sleeping well. They get up at 2:59 and post on 4ums.
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