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Take this Defensive Driving Workshop

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In an effort to promote traffic safety, Mission Viejo Police Services is hosting a Defensive Driving Workshop twice this month.

For the public's convenience, the workshop will take place on Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to noon in the City Council Chamber and then again on Thursday, May 23 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the City Hall Saddleback Room.

Led by Deputy Wayne Dixon, a nearly 30-year Orange County Sheriff's Department veteran, and longtime Mission Viejo Police Services Community Service Officer Darci Stumph, the class will focus on statistical information; anticipating bad drivers; maintaining your vehicle; speeding; road rage; distracted driving; construction and emergency zones; and time management.

Deputy Dixon, who has worked in Mission Viejo for nearly two decades, will lend his vast expertise as a motor enforcement deputy and with traffic collision investigation. Community Service Officer Stumph has investigated more than 3,700 traffic collisions and accumulated over 1,000 hours of training relating to traffic accidents. She is one of about only 2,000 people worldwide who've obtained accreditation through the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR).

Registration is not required. For more information, call 949-470-8433.


Submitted by City Staff on Fri, 05/03/2019 - 6:27 pm


Thank you for your interest in the Defensive Driving Program. You should check with your own insurance company as each one has different requirements.

Submitted by City Staff on Mon, 06/03/2019 - 8:46 am


The Sheriff's Department will hold future workshops however those dates have not yet been determined. The city will advertise them on the News page, eNewsletter and social media. There is no cost to attend these presentations.

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