Orleans/Niagara BOCES will be starting its winter/spring driver and traffic education course on Feb. 6, 2012. The program is being offered at the Orleans/Niagara BOCES Conference Center, 4124 Sanders Settlement Road in Sanborn and at Medina High School. The course is availed to all students who are 16 years of age and possess a valid New York State Drivers Permit as of Feb. 6, and a 48-hour course on learning how to drive responsibly.
Students who successfully complete the course receive a MV285 certificate, which enables those age 17 years of age to secure a senior operator license and become eligible for insurance reduction, depending on the company. All instructors are certified New York state secondary teachers and driver and traffic safety education instructors.
Cost of the program is $400 per student. Registration forms can be downloaded at www.onboces.org. Go to the "Quick Links" section of the first page and click on "Driving School." Forms are also available at high school guidance offices.
Those with questions can call 1-800-836-7510, ext. 3763.