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CarFit

September 14 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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CarFit is coming to Covington City Hall to offer new and older adult drivers a free opportunity to check how their cars “fit” them. Developed by AAA, AARP and the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) partnership, CarFit’s trained professionals take drivers through a 12-point checklist with their vehicle, recommending minor adjustments that help make their cars “fit” better for comfort and safety. An occupational therapist is also on hand to provide information on how to maintain and strengthen driving health. WHY: By 2030, there will be an estimated 58.9 million people age 65 and older -that’s 1 in 5 people. They’re expected to represent 1 in 4 licensed drivers at that time. Personal mobility is critical for healthy aging, but as our bodies change as we age, ill-fitting vehicles can make it uncomfortable and unsafe to drive. CarFit is a tool that can work to help keep the older, mature drivers AND new drivers safer behind the wheel. ALSO INCLUDED: The Covington Police Department will be having car seat safety checks- to promote safety with child passengers. WHO: Bath Community Rehab and Wellness, Covington Police Department WHEN: September 14, 2019 8AM-12PM WHERE: Covington City Hall, 333 West Locust Street CONTACT: Erin Roberts (540-839-7051). Call to reserve your time for your CarFit check up!

 

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Date:
September 14
Time:
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Venue

Covington City Hall
333 West Locust Street
Covington, VA 24426 United States
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