The Utah Safety Council will offer four-hour defensive driving courses for residents in the Salt Lake City area. Each course involves classroom instruction and focuses on accident prevention, awareness of hazards and improving driving skills.

Drivers who successfully complete the course receive a 50-point reduction from their driving record, once during a three-year period. The courses are held throughout each month in the Cedar Business Complex in Murray.Registration is $25 per person. Call the Utah Safety Council at 262-5400, ext. 305.