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Waubonsee Community College Driver Safety Program Wins Awards

Waubonsee Community College’s Driver Safety Program was honored at the National Safety Council Congress held on October 15-19 in Anaheim, CA. The program received three awards: A Remarkable Results award in the Defensive Driving Courses Online category, a Powerful Performance award in the Alive at 25 category, and a Trendsetter award in the Defensive Driving Courses 4 classroom category.

The Driver Safety Program at Waubonsee began in 1992. It collaborates with the 16th and 23rd Judicial Circuit Courts to provide defensive driving courses for drivers participating in court supervision programs in Kane, Kendall and DeKalb Counties. In 2015, there were more than 11,900 participants. The curriculum, licensed through the National Safety Council, seeks to improve driving skills, prevent crashes and prevent traffic citations.