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Teen Defensive Driving Course

The Downers Grove Police Department will offer a free defensive driving program for teen drivers in the community on Saturday, March 9, 2013, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Village Hall, 801 Burlington Avenue.

Alive @ 25 is a four-hour driver's awareness course for young drivers designed by the National Safety Council. The course focuses on driving behaviors and errors that can lead to accidents. 

Participants must meet the following requirements:


  • Must be under the age of 18;
  • Hold a valid driver's license or permit issued by the state of Illinois;
  • Be currently enrolled at either Downers Grove North or South High School


Space is limited. Interested students may register by contacting Public Education Manager Marion Heintz at (630) 434-5606.