Approved Courses

The NYSDMV has approved the sponsoring agencies listed below to provide accident prevention courses that reduce points and insurance premiums. The courses include traditional classroom courses and courses delivered through the Internet or another alternate delivery method. Contact any of these course providers to get information about a course in your area and to determine the course fee.

Classroom Course Providers

(Note that not all Classroom Course Providers are approved to offer Internet Courses. For providers who are approved to offer Internet courses, see Internet Course and Other Alternative Delivery Method Course Providers.)

Course Provider Contact Information Web Site
New York Safety Program8302 5th Avenue - 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11209-4511
DBA Defensive Drivers Discount
80 Business Park Drive, Suite 202
Armonk, New York 10504
AARP780 3rd Avenue - 33rd Floor
New York, NY 10017-2024
American Automobile Association (AAA)1415 Kellum Place
Garden City, NY 11530-1690
American Safety111 Washington Avenue - Suite 606
Albany, NY 12210
American Safety Council218 West Main Street
Malone, NY 12953
Driver Training Associates125 High Rock Avenue, Suite 210
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Empire Safety Council176 Terry Road
Smithtown, NY 11787-5106
I DRIVE SAFELY800 Yonkers Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10704
National Point and Insurance Reduction Course445 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 1102
White Plains, NY 10601
Traffic Safety Consultants, Inc.535 South Broadway, Suite 216
Hicksville, NY 11801
National Safety Council200 Salina Meadows Parkway - Ste. 200
Syracuse, NY 13212-4510
National Traffic Safety Institute2351 Hylan Blvd, 2nd floor
Staten Island, NY 10306
The following organizations provide approved courses for their employees/members only. If you are an employee or member, contact the organization directly.
  • Nassau County Police Department
  • NYC Fire Department EVOC Unit, Bureau of EMS
  • NYC Police Department, Driver Education & Training Unit
  • NYS Education Department c/o Eastern Suffolk BOCES
  • NYS Department of Transportation
  • New York State Police Academy
  • Suffolk County Police Department

Information about Point and Insurance Reduction Program.

For more information, please contact Driver Training Programs at (518) 473-7174. If you have concerns or would like to submit a complaint, please use the Driver Training Complaint Form (PDF) (DTP-201).