APW of the Capital District

Defensive Driving Classes

See Programs and Classes for scheduled defensive driving classes. 

Classes may also be scheduled upon request. A minimum of 10 students is required. Call:518-286-3788

Who is eligible to take the course?

All principle vehicle operators are eligible including:

  • All drivers, regardless of violation / accident record
  • Youthful drivers who will get a discount in addition to any discount for driver education training
  • "Assigned Risk" drivers
  • Commercial / Executive vehicle operators
  • Senior Citizens
Online Course 
Now available in  New York and New Jersey. Click on menu  for Defensive Driving  On-Line Courses

You can complete the course at your own pace logging on and off as many times as necessary to complete the online course. However, you must complete your course within 30 calendar days of registration.

The Accident Prevention Workshop of the Capital District is certified to present the NYS DMV Approved Defensive Driving Course. We are Certified by Empire Safety Council.
Our Web-site is currently being constructed and is a work in progress site. Please be paitient.

By Law, New York drivers who take and complete a six hour defensive driving course can save 10% on all their vehicle  liability, collision, and personal injury protection (PIP) insurance premiums for THREE YEARS!... and may reduce up to FOUR POINTS on their driving record, every 18 months.