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Is there such a thing as defensive driving?

Is there such a thing as defensive driving?

Updated May 1, 2019. The phrase “defensive driving” is commonly used to describe individuals who strive for safety while on the road. Defensive Driving is a concept that has been around for many years and has helped many drivers become safer, more proactive motorists.

When did the NSC start defensive driving courses?

In 1964, the Council pioneered the country’s first Defensive Driving Course. Since then, we have trained more than 75 million drivers in all 50 states – and around the world. Get a closer look at NSC Defensive Driving Courses.

How long is the AA Defensive Driving Course?

The AA Defensive Driving Course will give you the skills, knowledge and confidence to be a smarter and safer driver. You’ll learn important defensive driving skills, such as assessing and identifying hazards, so you can reduce the risk of being in a crash. The course takes 9 hours to complete and includes: 4 classroom sessions

Who are the teachers of defensive driving courses?

Our defensive driving certificate programs are taught by talented men and women who effectively communicate, connect, correct, and are passionate about teaching our defensive driving methods.

Where can I go for defensive driver training?

The training is also available to non-state employees. The Office of Risk & Insurance Management offers four defensive driver training courses to meet the needs of your agency (all courses are free of charge to state agencies):

How does defensive driving work in New York?

Completion of a New York DMV-approved Point and Insurance Reduction Program (also known as PIRP and defensive driving) provides a 10% reduction, for 3 years, of the motorist’s liability, no-fault and collision insurance premiums. Your car insurance discount is awarded on your current policy.