Eliminate points and lower your insurance premiums


No Hidden Fees

  • Approved by the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission
  • Eliminate 2 Points from your New Jersey Driving Record
  • Eligible for Insurance Rate Reductions of up to 10% for 3 Years
The National Safety Council’s New Jersey Defensive Driving Course is approved by the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission. Complete the New Jersey Defensive Driving Course and reduce up to two points on your New Jersey driving record and become eligible for insurance rate reductions of up to 10% on applicable premiums for up to three years. Upon successful completion of the course, your information will be electronically transmitted to the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission and the MVC will then apply the point reduction to your driving record up to two points. Submit a copy of the Certificate of Completion to your insurance provider for premium reduction. Guaranteed 100% pass rate!
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Defensive Driving Course Topics:

Driver Safety Affects Everyone

  • Identify your personal driving behaviors and tendencies
  • Recognize that every behavior is a choice
  • Define risky driving behaviors
  • Explain how to drive defensively in conditions beyond your control

Driving Defensively

  • Define defensive driving and collision prevention
  • Identify defensive driving techniques
  • Use the 'What-if' strategy to recognize and avoid hazards
  • Identify the risks associated with driving without seat belts or proper restraints
  • Identify how to effectively use vehicle safety systems

Speeding and Distractions

  • Recognize the risks of speeding and following too closely
  • Employ the 3-second and 3-second+ following distance rules
  • Define aggressive driving and road rage
  • Identify driving distractions
  • Recognize risks of distracted driving

Impaired Driving

  • Identify risks of substance impairment
  • Identify risks of drowsy driving
  • Choose safe, responsible, and respectful behaviors to avoid impaired or drowsy driving
  • Choose appropriate driving behaviors for different driving situations
  • Explain the proper procedure for navigating multi-lane roads

Managing Driving Risks

  • Identify risks associated with improper turns
  • Explain the proper procedures for passing and overtaking another vehicle
  • Identify risks associated with driving left-of-center
  • Describe right-of-way violations and safe intersection strategies
  • Identify roadway maintenance and construction hazards
  • Use techniques for trains and railway grade crossings

Safely Sharing the Road

  • Identify other vehicles you will encounter on the road and techniques for dealing with them
  • Recognize the challenges drivers of larger vehicles face
  • Explain proper techniques for dealing with pedestrians pedal cyclists, and animals

The 3 Stages of a Collision

  • Identify the steps to conduct pre-trip inspections
  • The importance of proper vehicle maintenance
  • Describe steps for addressing different types of immediate danger you may encounter
  • Determine if a collision was preventable in different driving situations

10 Habits of Defensive Driving

  • The Six Deadly Choices
  • The importance of choosing the right behaviors
  • Your driving plan

Certificate Process

Upon completion of the course your results will be transmitted to New Jersey State MVC. You will also be able to print a copy immediately at no charge.