Defensive Driving class planned in DL this week

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The North Dakota Safety Council (NDSC) is hosting a Defensive Driving Course (DDC-4) to help reduce the number of motor vehicle collision-related injuries in the area. The ND Department of Transportation reported 17,673 motor vehicle crashes in 2009 resulting in140 fatalities and 4,462 injuries.

DDC-4 is a fast-paced, four-hour driver improvement course that offers practical strategies to reduce collision-related injuries, fatalities and costs in North Dakota.

By completing a NDSC Defensive Driving Course, participants may be eligible for an insurance discount and a three-point reduction on their driving record.

 The class will be held on Thursday, June 30 from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Lake Region State College. Pre-payment and registration are required. To register, log on to or call the NDSC at (701) 223-6372 or 800-932-8890.