No matter your age, it can never hurt to freshen up on safe driving and mobile practices, right? That’s exactly what Baker College’s Owosso campus hopes to help older drivers do by hosting a CarFit driver education event. The event takes place on May 9th and is run by the college’s occupational therapy assistant program.
The CarFit driver education event will offer students a hands-on learning opportunity for students who are CarFit technicians. Senior drivers will move through three vehicle stops throughout a 20-minute checkup. Students will evaluate drivers based on CarFit’s 12-point list.
“CarFit is a win-win for our occupational therapy assistant students and for the elderly drivers who take advantage of it,” said Evelyn Greaux, the program director.
Elderly drivers who need assistance will receive information about local resources that can help them continue to maintain their independence. AAA, AARP, and the America Occupational Therapy Association jointly developed the CarFit program.
The Owosso CarFit driver education event can help motorists improve their driving skills to be both safer and more mobile. The free event starts at 11:30am and takes place on Baker College’s Owosso campus.
To make an appointment, call (517) 364-3743 or register at car-fit.org.
We here at Slingerland CDJR hope you’ll take part in this safety opportunity at Baker College’s Owosso campus!