Individuals benefit from AAA driver safety courses by learning defensive driving skills and improving driving behavior, especially when adjusting to age-related physical changes that can affect driving. Drivers can also take AAA driver safety courses online in the comfort of the home with an Internet connection to avoid physically sitting in a classroom or taking a course at the Department of Motor Vehicles.
Some drivers may receive vehicle insurance discounts after completing a AAA driver safety courses. Discounts may vary based on the organization's policies. An additional benefit to taking driver safety courses includes learning about changes in vehicle technology such as lane-departure warning systems and anti-lock brakes.
Senior citizens who are members of AAA benefit from learning how to avoid crashes or injuries when driving. Elderly drivers are often at an increased risk for collisions when increased fragility that comes with age exists. An older driver is also less able to cope with or withstand the forces of a vehicle crash, which can lead to longer recovery time from injuries.
AAA driver safety and driver improvement courses are offered online or in a classroom at a local facility or community center. Drivers can search the AAA website for nearby sites or online modules available to help sharpen their driving skills.