Suffolk Police To Offer Crash Avoidance Course For Teens

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The Suffolk County Police will be offering a free single day 2 1/2 hour course to teach new drivers how to avoid dangerous driving situations.

This course will be taught by police E.V.O.C. (Emergency Vehicles Operations Course) Instructors and will consist of a short classroom lecture followed by a live demonstration on the EVOC track.  Teens with a learner’s permit or driver’s license will have the opportunity to drive a police car on the EVOC couse.

Topics to be covered: vehicle dynamics, braking, cornering, acceleration and crash avoidance.

Eligiblilty: Teens between the ages of 16 – 19.

Goal:  To educate teenagers to avoid dangerous driving conditions and to supplement training already learned from D.M.V. and defensive driving courses.

Dates: Monday through Friday July 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 2012 (choose one day)

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. OR 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (choose one time slot)

Registration call 852 – 6109

The Suffolk County Police E.V.O.C. Academy is located at 110 Old County Road, West Hampton

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