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 August 2nd, 2012  
Licensed teen drivers can take "Teen Driver Challenge" to improve their skills, St. Lucie County Sheriff Mascara announces
St. Lucie County licensed teen drivers can improve their defensive driving skills by taking the "Teen Driver Challenge" on Sept. 6 and 8 according to Sheriff Ken J. Mascara.

"The Teen Driver Challenge to help teens drive safely and defensively," Sheriff Mascara said. "The leading killer of American teens is car crashes, and that's why the Sheriffs of Florida developed the Teen Driver Challenge."

The course will take place Thursday, Sept. 6, with a classroom session 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. at the northern end of Coolidge Road, just west of the Turnpike, and a hands-on driving session Saturday, Sept. 8, from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the police academy driving course on Kirby Loop Road.

Classes are free, but space is limited. Registration forms found on the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office website or obtained at the main office (4700 West Midway Road, Fort Pierce) must be completed and turned into the Sheriff’s Office by Aug. 31.  There is no registration by phone.

Details are available on the St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office website at this web page address:

Return completed forms to:  Training Unit, St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office, 4700 West Midway Road, Fort Pierce, FL 34981 or fax to:  (772) 462-3615.  If you fax your registration please have your teen bring the original when he/she comes to the first class.

Information is also available by calling the Training Unit at 772-462-3604.

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