Smyrna Police will hold their first Smyrna Teenager and Parent Driving Classes 6-8 p.m. Aug. 1 and Aug. 8 in the Dogwood Room, Smyrna Community Center, 200 Village Green Circle SE, Smyrna. While free, the classes require registration with Sgt. Louis Defense at 678-631-5125/ldefense@SmyrnaGa.gov or Officer Heather Clemens at 678-631-5239/hclemens@SmyrnaGa.gov. AJC file photo

Smyrna Police host safe driving classes on Aug. 1, 8

A new Smyrna Teenager and Parent Driving Class will be offered by the Special Operations Unit of the Smyrna Police Department in August.

The two free sessions will be 6-8 p.m. Aug. 1 and Aug. 8 in the Dogwood Room, Smyrna Community Center, 200 Village Green Circle SE, Smyrna.

The new class for teenagers, ages 15 to 21, and their parents will be taught by members of the department’s Selected Traffic Enforcement Unit (S.T.E.P) and the Community Relations Unit (C.R.U):

  • Distracted Driving - What the new law means.
  • Speeding - The effects of speeding.
  • DUI - What constitutes a DUI for the teenage driver.
  • License Restriction - What does your license mean?
  • Rules of the roadway - Traffic control devices.
  • Police Department Traffic Stops - What to do or not do on a traffic stop.

Register: Sgt. Louis Defense at 678-631-5125 or ldefense@SmyrnaGa.gov, Officer Heather Clemens at 678-631-5239 or hclemens@SmyrnaGa.gov

Information: SmyrnaCity.com/your-government/public-safety/police-department/classes-and-community-programs/teen-driver-parent-participation-class

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