New southwest Riverside County drivers between 15 and 19 years old are invited to take part in a free driver safety education class to be held by California Highway Patrol.
CHP officers will discuss traffic collision avoidance techniques, collision causational factors, driver/parent responsibilities, seatbelt usage and more, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 21 at the Temecula Area CHP Office, 27685 Commerce Center Drive in Temecula.
Parents are encouraged to attend with their teens.
Officers will provide testimonies about investigating fatal collisions involving teens.
The latest “RED ASPHALT” video, which chronicles the aftermath of several teenage driver collisions, will be shown.
"CHP offers the Start Smart program to help newly and future licensed teen drivers become more aware of the responsibilities that accompany the privilege of being a licensed California driver," Temecula Area CHP Officer Nathan Baer stated in a news release.
Space is limited. For more information and to sign up for Thursday's class, call 951-506-2000.