Defensive Driving Course, is also known as the Accident Prevention Course, or the Point and Insurance Reduction (PIRP) Course. It is a comprehensive driver safety course, which provides knowledge and techniques for safe and lawful driving.
Completion of the course will:
The class should be taken every 3 years to maintain the insurance discount, or every 18 months for point reduction.
This course is offered online, or in person. If you would like to take the course online, please follow the guidelines in the next section of this page.
Please be advised, we are not yet permitted to conduct this class in person. We apologize for any inconvenience, and will update our website as soon as we have approval by Governor Cuomo. We are accepting prepayments, and will contact our paid customers, as soon as we reopen, to schedule their class. This class can also be completed online, please scroll down for more details.
All of our classes are by APPOINTMENT ONLY. We no longer accept walk-ins. Reservations can be made by calling: (585) 546-2810, or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Must have your Driver's License or NYS Permit, as well as a payment of $45 , to complete registration. No shows for a reserved class will incur a 20$ cancelation fee.
The course is presented, as one session, over a 6 hour period. Breaks are included, and the time of breaks will be determined by the instructor. We hold the in-person classes only on Sundays, from 3-9pm. No formal testing is required to complete the course in-person. All classes start promptly. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the class and bring your NYS Permit or Driver's License.
We understand our customers have busy lifestyles with tight schedules. ABC School of Driving is happy to refer you to an online course that is approved by the DMV. The class can be taken at any time of day. Once you register with our sponsor, you have up to 30 days to complete the course, so you can finish at your own pace. During the course, you will be asked to identify yourself with information given at registration. To ensure that you are taking the course, you will also be asked questions regarding the content. There is no final exam to complete.
Here is a list of our upcoming classes. Don't forget to register in advance. Hope to see you there!