AARP Smart Driver Courses in New Jersey: January - March 2024

Posted on 12/04/23

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The AARP Smart Driver Course is a driving refresher course that features research-based curriculum. The six-hour course is now the nation’s largest driving refresher course designed for drivers age 50.

The course teaches proven driving techniques to help keep you and your loved ones safe on the road.

Listed below are the Course Objectives of the AARP Smart Driver Course. As a result of completing the course, participants will:

  1. Drive with increased confidence.
  2. Apply research-based safety strategies to reduce the likelihood of having a crash.
  3. Select and use the newest safety and advanced features in vehicles.
  4. Adapt to changes that affect driving ability, including medications, alcohol, and health-related issues.
  5. Make driving decisions considering the links between the driver, vehicle, and road environment.
  6. Safely share the road with other road users.
  7. Evaluate your driving and determine when it may be time to limit driving.
  8. Explore and use other ways to travel.
  9. Use the comprehensive driver aids, checklists, and resources provided.

Below, you'll find the list of New Jersey locations that are offering courses from January through March 2024.

The course is $20 for AARP members and $25 for non-members. Space is limited, so register now by calling the number that pertains to the location.

AARP also hosts FREE, 90-minute workshops to help you learn about the safety features in cars today. If you're interested in joining one of these Smart DriverTEK workshops, click here.


January 2024
Piscataway, NJ - 1/8/24 and 1/10/24 at 9 a.m.
Location: YMCA at Piscataway Community Center
Reg. Number: (732) 562-1133

Edison, NJ - 1/9/24 at 10 a.m.
Location: United Healthcare
Reg. Number: (732) 509-3875

Waldwick, NJ - 1/20/24 at 10 a.m.
Location: Waldwick Library
Reg. Number: (201) 652-5104


February 2024
Edison, NJ - 2/6/24 at 10 a.m.
Location: United Healthcare
Reg. Number: (732) 509-3875

Piscataway, NJ - 2/12/24 and 2/14/24 at 9 a.m.
Location: YMCA at Piscataway Community Center
Reg. Number: (732) 562-1133


March 2024
Rahway, NJ - 3/5/24 at 9:30 a.m.
Location: Rahway Senior Center
Reg. Number: (908) 851-5290

Piscataway, NJ - 3/11/24 and 3/13/24 at 9 a.m.
Location: YMCA at Piscataway Community Center
Reg. Number: (732) 562-1133

This story is provided by AARP New Jersey. Visit the AARP New Jersey page for more news, events, and programs affecting retirement, health care, and more.

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