The President of the Safety and Health Council of North Carolina, Charles F. McDonald, Jr., CAE recently awarded Surry Community College a certificate of achievement for training 4,767 drivers since 2002 in the National Safety Council’s Defensive Driving Courses that “promote traffic safety and enhance the quality of life.”

“This Certificate of Achievement was given to the college at the May 2019 Safety and Health Council of North Carolina Training Conference. This achievement is the total amount of drivers that have gone through our three programs – Alive at 25, Defensive Driving Course (DDC) 4 hour, and Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving (ADD) 8 hour) – since we began using the program in 2002,” said Matthew Aschemeyer, Program Specialist at SCC who oversees the classes. “The Annual Conference included training and updates on the statewide database, membership, course materials, court procedures, instructor development, credentialing, and safe driving program guidelines. The Safety and Health Council of N.C. is celebrating their 30th anniversary of the Safe Driving Program this year as well.”

Alive at 25 is a four-hour classroom…

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