5 Hour Class - FREQUENTLY aSked Questions

Yes, the course can be taken online. As of July 31, 2020, the 5 Hour Pre-Licensing Course can be taken online through Zoom for all New York State Learners Permit Holder ages 16 years and Older. We offer the Course 7 days a week, at times that are convenient for everyone. visit our 5 Hour Course Page to View the Schedule and to reserve your spot for the course. 

6 Hour Class - FREQUENTLY aSked Questions

Yes, the course is approved by the New York Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to help you earn a 3-year 10% insurance reduction, and/or reduce up to 4 points from your driving record.

The course is required by the state to be a 6-hour length minimum. However, you can work through those 6 hours at whatever pace you choose. You do not have to complete it all in one day. You must finish the course within 30 days of registration.

You will learn topics pertaining to New York driving and traffic laws. These topics include: Highway safety, Alcohol- and drug-impaired driving, State traffic laws, Driving emergencies, Vehicle maintenance

The NY state DMV requires you complete your course within 30 days of registration for the purposes of point reduction or insurance discount. What if I'm taking the course for an insurance discount? Do you automatically report to my insurance company? You will be responsible for reporting your course completion to your insurance carrier to receive the 10% discount. We will send you a certificate of completion to submit to your insurance company.

You can take the course every 18 months; this will reduce up to 4 points on your driving record. You may also take a course once every 3 years (36 months) to maintain your lower insurance rate.

Check with your insurance company. However, typically, only one driver per vehicle may receive a discounted rate on their insurance premium.

You may call 1-800-800-7121 Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm.

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