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10 Tips to Drive Down the Cost of DrivingPosted Wednesday, November 16, 2011, at 12:19 PM
By Julie E. Lee, Vice President, AARP Driver Safety Program
There's no getting around the price of getting around.
Considering the cost of buying a vehicle, insurance, maintenance, and fuel, owning a car is a significant investment--even if you only use it few times each week. While the most obvious way to avoid the costs associated with being a car owner is to forego it entirely and utilize your community's public transportation, some people simply don't have this option.
Luckily, there are many ways to drive down the cost of driving. Use these tips from the AARP Driver Safety Program to keep your car running smoothly (for less!).
To learn more money-saving and safety tips, consider registering for a driver-improvement course, such as the classroom or online courses offered by the AARP Driver Safety Program. For more information, visit www.aarp.org/driving45 or call 1-888-227-7669 (AARP-NOW).
Julie Lee, Vice President of the AARP Driver Safety Program, has more than 30 years experience in management, strategic planning, transportation and safety. With AARP for over eight years, Lee directs the largest driver improvement course designed for drivers age 50 and older.
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