SANTA MARIA The Santa Maria office of the California Highway Patrol has announced openings for the next Start Smart class scheduled later this month.
The class will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. March 17 at the CHP office at 1710 N. Carlotti Drive in Santa Maria. The free class is open for people ages 15 to 20. The course addresses traffic safety issues that affect new drivers, including collision avoidance techniques, collision causing elements, driver responsibilities and local collision trends, according to a news release.
To make a reservation, call 805-349-8728.