Get your teen started driving safely with our 5-hour pre-licensing course

Completion of this course earns an MV-278 certificate, which is required to schedule the State Road Test.
Students MUST bring their permit to the class.

Classroom Course - Video-conferencing classroom courses available

Virtual Five Hour Courses now offered via Zoom conference. An upload of the student's NYS Learner Permit is required at the time of registration.

  • AAA Members Price: $42
  • Non-Members Price: $49

A course is available most days and covers the following driving fundamentals:

  • The DMV point system 
  • The highway transportation system 
  • The laws of physics as they relate to driving and the effects of restraining devices 
  • Defensive driving techniques What to do in case of a collision 
  • The effects of driver attitude, emotions and skills 
  • Alcohol and drugs and their effect on driving


Note: The original MV-278 certificate must be presented to the examiner on the day of the road test

5-hour pre-licensing course

Classroom Course Schedule

AAA Amherst, East Aud
100 International Dr
Williamsville, NY 14221

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Batavia - Quality Inn & Suites
8250 Park Rd
Batavia, NY 14020

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ECC South Campus
Building 3, Room 3120
4041 Southwestern Boulevard
Orchard Park, NY 14127

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Jamestown Community College
10807 Bennett
Dunkirk, NY 14048 

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Niagara County Community College
3111 Saunders Settlement Road
Sanborn Humanities and Social Services Building (E) - Room E142
Sanborn, NY 14132

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AAA Penfield
Rear Entrance, DIP Room
2156 Penfield Rd
Penfield, NY 14526

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Batavia - Quality Inn & Suites
8250 Park Rd
Batavia, NY 14020

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Greece - Hampton Inn
500 Center Place Drive
Rochester, NY 14615

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Henrietta Hampton Inn
280 Clay Street
Henrietta, NY 14623

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AAA Camillus
5103 West Genesee Street
Camillus, NY 13031

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AAA Liverpool
7485 Henry Clay Boulevard
Liverpool, NY 13088

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Auburn Garden Inn
Riesling Room, 74 State St
Auburn, NY 13021

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