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Defensive Driving Course

  • Approved by the New York DMV
  • Eliminate up to 4 points from your New York driving records
  • Eligible for insurance rate reductions of 10% on premiums for three years
  • Completion electronically transmitted to DMV
  • Guaranteed 100% pass rate

Defensive
Driving Course

$39.95

No Hidden Fees

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Defensive Driving Course Outline:

Get Defensive About It

  • Recognize the need for and benefits of defensive driving.
  • Identify risky driving attitudes and behaviors.
  • Explain what it means to be a defensive driver.
  • Recognize that defensive driving involves both legal and personal responsibilities.
  • Determine if a collision was preventable or non-preventable.
  • List the three basic steps in the Defensive Driving Course Collision Prevention Formula.
  • Session 1 Quiz

Making Driving Choices

  • Identify the personal benefits of using occupant protection systems.
  • Explain the effects of alcohol and other drugs on driving ability.
  • Identify physical and mental driver conditions that may affect driving abilities.
  • List techniques you can use to maintain control in adverse driving situations.
  • Session 2 Quiz

What Conditions Drive You?

  • Conduct an exterior and interior vehicle check before driving.
  • Identify five uncontrollable driving conditions that contribute to collisions.
  • Identify the driving hazards associated with these driving conditions in time to avoid them.
  • List defensive driving maneuvers that help drivers maintain control for each uncontrollable driving condition.
  • Session 3 Quiz

The Choice Is Yours

  • List the six most common types of driving errors that contribute to collisions.
  • Identify the reasons drivers chose to speed.
  • List alternatives to speeding.
  • Explain how to safely approach and proceed through all intersections.
  • Explain how to make safe and legal turns.
  • Identify the hazards involved in passing.
  • Explain how to evaluate a potential passing situation.
  • Explain the three steps needed to complete a safe pass.
  • Explain how to avoid a head-on collision.
  • Determine safe following distance.
  • Session 4 Quiz

Driving in New York

  • Recognize the non-commercial types of drivers’ licenses available in the state of New York.
  • Identify several basic functions of the Department of Motor Vehicles.
  • Identify and interpret common traffic control and highway markings found on New York roadways.
  • List several rules associated with parking, standing and stopping.
  • Explain the ways that bicyclists and motorcyclists safely share the roadways of New York with other vehicles.
  • Session 5 Quiz

What are you willing to do?

  • Choose the appropriate defensive driving strategy to avoid a collision in any given driving situation.
  • Identify personal behaviors and decisions you will make in future driving situations to avoid collisions and violations.
 

National Safety Council New York Defensive Driving Course.
Reduce Points and Lower Insurance Premiums Today!


Congratulations! The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles IPIRP, Internet Point and Insurance Reduction Program, has approved the National Safety Council’s Defensive Driving Course. Complete the New York Defensive Driving Course and reduce up to four points on your New York State driving record and become eligible for insurance rate reductions of 10% on no-fault, collision and liability premiums for three years. Upon successful completion of the course, your information will be electronically transmitted to the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles and the DMV will then apply the point reduction to your driving record up to four points. Submit a copy of the Certificate of Completion to your insurance provider for premium reduction. Guaranteed 100% pass rate!

Compare Pricing With Our Competitors:

NY Defensive Driving Course ProviderFee
USA Training Company$49.95
New York Safety Council
$48.95
Empire Safety Council$44.95
New York Safety Program$49.95
National Safety Council$39.95
As of May 2018
 

*Certificate Process

Upon successful completion of the course, your information will be electronically transmitted to the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles and the DMV will then apply the point reduction to your driving record up to four points. Submit a copy of the Certificate of Completion to your insurance provider for premium reduction.
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