Rules of the Road review course to be offered Aug. 2


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Posted Online: July 09, 2013, 4:18 pm
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Press release submitted byMaureen Maton-Schaefer

Secretary of State Jesse White, in cooperation with East Moline Senior Center, is offeringa Rules of the Road Review Course for all citizens in the East Moline area. The course isfree to anyone who wishes to attend.

The purpose of the course is to help participants pass the Illinois driver's licenserenewal examination. The course prepares applicants for the general written and roadexaminations, and also provides information on the vision screening.

The Rules of the Road Review Course will be held at:

East Moline Senior Center, 637 17th Ave., East Moline, 61244

Date: 08/02/2013 Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

















 




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