The Utah Safety Council offers defensive-driving courses in the Salt Lake area that will help some drivers get insurance discounts.
Drivers who successfully complete the course receive a 50-point reduction from their Utah driving record. Those 55 and older can qualify for cuts in insurance rates.The eight-hour class teaches motorists how to recognize and react to different hazards, including bad weather and rush-hour traffic.
Registration is $20 per person, or $7 for those 55 and older.
Call the Safety Council at 262-5482.