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CHP to host free Start Smart class Wednesday

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Posted at 6:29 PM, Jul 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-30 21:33:31-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The California Highway Patrol is hosting another free Start Smart class for teen drivers and their parents.

CHP says the two-hour class provides keys for "safe driving habits, consequences of a poor choice behind the wheel, and tips on how to avoid a collision."

After taking the class, CHP officials say they hope parents and teens will be more aware, more educated, and better prepared to handle the stress of a new driver.

The class will take place Wednesday, July 31 at 5 p.m. at Kern Valley High School in the Old Summit Building .

To sign up you can call Bakersfield CHP Office at (661) 396-6600.