The Butterfield Library will host an American Safety class taught by a representative from Digital Defensive Driving from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 26. The class features practical information and techniques to avoid collisions and violations. Learn to choose safe, responsible and lawful driving behaviors. It is recommended for new drivers who are just receiving their license or learner’s permit, experienced drivers who would like to reduce insurance costs, or violators who have incurred points on their driver’s license.

The course qualifies drivers for up to four point reductions on a driver’s license (the course may be taken every 18 months for the point-reduction benefit) and up to a 10 percent discount on insurance premiums each year for three years. The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles has approved this course.It is recommended that participants bring a bag lunch for this six-hour class. The registration fee is $40 per person payable to Digital Defensive Driving. This fee may be paid on the day of the class.

Registration is required. New York State mandates that each class must include a minimum of four participants. If this minimum is not met, the class will be cancelled. To register, please visit the online calendar at This class will be offered again from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1.

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