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Senior driving class at Griffin

Griffin Hospital will host an AARP Driver Safety Program from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 6 in the hospital’s dining room meeting rooms. The AARP Driver Safety Program is the nation’s first and
Senior Motorists

Watermark in Bridgeport to host senior driving safety class

On Friday, April 10, The Watermark at 3030 Park, 3030 Park Ave., Bridgeport, will host an AARP-sponsored safe driving course designed for individuals over the age of 50. The class will take place from

CDC: 1 in 3 truck drivers in fatal crashes weren’t wearing seat belts

More than one in three truck drivers who died in crashes in 2012 weren’t wearing seat belts, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The report states that
Senior Motorists

Senior driving class at Bridgeport Hospital

AARP’s Smart Driver Course takes place Saturday, March 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the first-floor Administration Conference Room at Bridgeport Hospital, 267 Grant St. The fee is $15 for AARP

Griffin Hospital in Derby to host AARP driver safety program

Griffin Hospital in Derby  will host an AARP Driver Safety Program from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 7 in the hospital’s dining room meeting rooms. The AARP Driver Safety Program is the

AARP sponsors driving course for seniors in Bridgeport

On Friday, Sept. 19, The Watermark at 3030 Park will host the AARP Smart Driver™ Safety Course, a class designed to help people over the age of 50 navigate roads more safely and comfortably. The class
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Summer safety tips from the Department of Health

With summer officially upon us, the Connecticut Department of Public Health wants you to keep safety in mind as you go about their daily activities this season. “Summer is a great time to enjoy

Griffin to host safe driving class

Griffin Hospital will host an AARP Driver Safety Program from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 7 in the hospital’s dining room meeting rooms. The AARP Driver Safety Program is the nation’s first and
A scene from “It Was Me” featuring Kristen Sewell, of Shelton. The video was one of three PSAs on safe driving produced by Valley teens that will will air on the Consumer Reports’ website during the high school prom season to teach teenagers about the dangers of drunk and distracted driving, especially driving while texting.

Safe driving PSAs by Valley teens to air on Consumer Reports site

High school students from Shelton, Ansonia, Oxford and Derby helped write, direct and produce three public service announcements on safe teen driving that were selected to appear on the Consumer
Categories: accidents , alcohol , General , health , safety
Pedal carts, seen here at a recent Children’s Health and Safety Fair, are used to teach teens about distracted and drunk driving and younger children about pedestrian safety.

Parish nurses get grant for teen driving program

The Valley United Way is helping Griffin Hospital’s Valley Parish Nurse Program and Safe Kids Greater Naugatuck Valley “drive” home the dangers of distracted driving to teenagers. The Valley United