Take our State-Approved Course and Save Money on your Auto Insurance
Mature Operator Improvement Classes are designed specifically to help older drivers sharpen their driving skills. You will learn how to adjust for slower reflexes, weaker vision and other changes that can impact driving behaviors as one ages. The course will also get you up to speed on the latest in vehicle technology and may qualify you for discounts on auto insurance.
If you never took a course, this is the initial program you will register for. An 8-hour course is available to anyone age 55 or older. The cost is $15.00 for AAA Members or $25.00 for married couples. Nonmembers pay $30.00 each or $40.00 for married couples. The 8-hour course consists of two 4-hour sessions.
4-Hour Refresher Course
Refresher recertification classes are $10.00 for AAA Members and $15.00 for non-AAA members. To qualify, you must provide a copy of your AAA certificate as verification that you took an AAA, AARP, or any other state regulated class within the last three years.
*We reserve the right to cancel any classes that do not meet the minimum requirement of 10 people in attendance.
Classroom or Online:
Courses are conveniently offered within AAA North Penn territories. Click here to view the current class schedule.
The presentations provide the latest information on visual scanning techniques and driver knowledge requirements. Discussion and class participation are encouraged during simulations of potential traffic problems. Overall, the classes enhance driver confidence, comfort and safety, through practical guidance for traffic accident protection, while addressing the following topics:
- Communicating your intentions to pedestrians and other roadway users
- Visual skills to use inside and outside the vehicle
- Speed adjustment techniques
- Developing a margin of safety
- How to handle driving emergencies
Completing a course online allows you to work from your home computer at your own pace with 24-hour customer service and support. The cost for both the 8-Hour and 4-Hour is $19.00 for AAA members and $22.00 for non-members. You can register online at https://pennsylvania.aaadriverprogram.com/road-wise/
While online go to https://exchange.aaa.com/safety/senior-driver-safety-mobility/ for additional driving tips and information!
Participants who successfully complete the class are eligible for a minimum 5% auto insurance discount. Check with your agent for details. If you’re not insured by AAA, get a quote and find out how affordable the coverage can be and ask about discounts available to AAA members. If both spouses are on the same policy, both must complete the course to receive the insurance discount.
The course is approved for an insurance premium reduction for named insured and spouse 55 and older in Pennsylvania. This course is eight hours, divided into two (four hour) sessions. There is a four hour refresher course available to those who have taken the eight hour class within the past thirty-six months.
Please check with your auto insurance company for eligibility, special provisions, and final discount.
Mature Driver Education Resources
AAA also offers Seniors an interactive driving evaluation.