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California Highway Patrol hosting Start Smart class for young drivers

Posted at 3:59 PM, Jan 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-06 18:59:53-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The California Highway Patrol has scheduled a free Start Smart on Tuesday for teen drivers and their parents.

Officials said the two-hour class teaches the importance of safe driving habits, consequences of a poor choice behind the wheel, and tips on how to avoid a collision.

The free class is scheduled for Jan. 7 at 6 p.m. at the Bakersfield CHP Office located at 9855 Compagnoni Street, Bakersfield.

If you would like to sign up you can call the Bakersfield CHP office at (661) 396-6600.