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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Marion Sheriff’s Office offering free safety course for teen drivers

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is offering a free driver’s safety course for area teenagers.

The Teen Driver’s Challenge is designed to help upcoming teen drivers be safe on the roadways. With driving being the leading cause of death among teenagers, the sheriff’s office is committed to doing everything possible to reduce their chances of being involved in a traffic accident.

The class is for young drivers who are between the ages of 15-19 that have a leaner’s permit or driver’s license with at least six months of driving experience. It is a one-day event consisting of classroom instruction and vehicle operations.

To enroll, visit www.marionso.com/teen-driver-challenge and fill out the forms provided there. Some of these forms need to be notarized. For more information, call (352) 368-3530.