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HCPD Collision Avoidance Training 2017 Schedule

Posted: June 9th, 2017

The Howard County Police Department will offer Collision Avoidance Training for licensed drivers aged 16-20 years. The one day program (8 hours) is designed to provide young drivers with the knowledge and understanding of vehicle dynamics. The cost to each student is $95.

Remaining dates for 2017 are:

The CAT program is a defensive driving and vehicle control program for young drivers developed by the National Traffic Safety Academy. During the one-day course, adapted from law enforcement training, young drivers learn how to better handle their vehicles in various situations. Participants must be ages 16-20, possess a valid Maryland “Class C” driver’s license (no learner’s permit) and bring a vehicle to drive during the practical exercises.

Cost is $95. Participants must register in advance by contacting program coordinator Jessica Beram at