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Older Drivers' Course Past Scheduling Information


2002

The NSGREA held its first Safe Driving Program for Older Drivers on October 28th & 29th, 2002, at the Royal Canadian Legion, Scotia Branch, Cunard Street, in Halifax.   Twenty-four people attended the course, 23 of whom were 65 years of age or older.   All (24) completed the two session program and were issued graduation award certificates.

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2003

A subsequent course was held in Sydney, Cape Breton, on January 29th & 30th, 2003, with (39) registrants completing the two day event.   Below are three photos of several of the successful applicants.

A third successful course was held in New Glasgow on February 25th and 26th, 2003.   There were (26) registrants who successfully completed the two session course.

A fouth course was held in Truro on April 7th and 8th, 2003.   There were (36) registrants who were successful in completing the course.

A fifth course was held in Yarmouth on April 22nd and 23rd, 2003.   There were (29) registrants who successfully completed this two half-day course.


Three courses were held in the Valley area, as follows:

Kentville, June 5th & 6th, 2003, with (25) completing the course
Kentville again, August 7th & 8th, 2003, with (19) completing the course
Windsor, September 8th & 9th, 2003, with (25) completing the course


Region 3 (Halifax Regional Municipality) held their second successful course on June 23rd and 24th, 2003, again at the Legion on Cunard Street in Halifax.  This time around there were (21) candidates who completed the two half-day event.

Another successful safe driving course was held, this time in Lower Sackville, at the Royal Canadian Legion building on the Sackville Cross Road on August 27th and 28th, 2003.   Twenty-two (22) attendees received certificates of completion following the two half-day event.   The demand was so great in this area that another course was offered at the same location in Lower Sackville on October 6th and 7th, 2003.   Twenty-nine (29) candidates successfully completed this course.


Another course was offered (primarily for members of the Elder Learner's Group) on November 13th & 14th, 2003 at the St. Andrew's Community Centre on Bayer's Road in Halifax, with (16) individuals completing the course.

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2004

The course changed in 2004 from 6 hours to 7 hours classroom instruction, for three and one half hours each morning.   The first course for 2004 was held on March 25th & 26th in Halifax at a community centre for seniors at Ramsgate Lane off the Purcell's cove Road, with (16) persons completing the course.


The second course for 2004 was held in New Glasgow on October 28th & 29th, with (25) successfully completing the two half-day event.

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2005

Five courses were offered throughout 2005

April 4 & 5, 2005 in Halifax, with (15) completing the course
April 25 & 26, 2005 in Halifax, with (42) completing the course
September 27 & 28, 2005 in Dartmouth, with (33) completing the course
November 14 & 15, 2005 in Dartmouth, with (25) completing the course
November 28 & 29, 2005 in Sheet Harbour, with (10) completing the course

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2006

There was one course given in 2006, on October 2 & 3, 2006 in Truro, with (24) completing the course



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