Licensed to Learn
AAA's Exclusive Driver Education Program
Provides 30 hours of classroom instruction and ten 45-minute lessons behind the wheel one-on-one with a certified driving instructor.
Upon completion of the Licensed to Learn course, student receives the 5-hour pre-licensing certificate (MV-278) required for the road test, a 6-hour point and insurance reduction certificate to reduce their auto insurance premium, and AAA Basic® Membership for 1 year.
Teenage Licensed to Learn drivers aged 16 and 17 have a 62% lower accident rate in New York State.
Pricing & Schedule*
AAA Members: $635
*Save $100 by having all in car lessons originate and end from a designated AAA branch. Use coupon code SAVE100 when registering online. Designated branches for the discount are: Amherst, Liverpool, Orchard Park, Greece and Penfield.Licensed to Learn Schedule Register Online (Members) Register Online (Non-Members)
To register or for more information, call (800) 836-2582.
- 30 hours of classroom instruction
- 10 driving lessons (no road test)
- 5-hour pre-licensing lesson (MV-278)
- Certificate for point and insurance reduction
- Learning in a classroom environment with a focus on safety
- In-car training conducted on a one-on-one basis with a state-licensed AAA driving instructor
- FREE 1-year Basic AAA Membership
Note: Students must obtain a NYS learner's permit before attending the first class and must be brought to the class location.
Compare AAA Licensed to Learn and
In-School Driver Education
|AAA Licensed to Learn||In-School||5-Hour Pre-Licensing Certificate (MV-278)||Yes||No—student receives the MV-285, which serves the same purpose|
|Insurance Premium Reduction Certificate||Yes||Depends on your auto insurance company|
|Classroom Instruction||30 hours||24 hours|
|In-Car Instruction||10 private sessions
(45 minutes each)
|18 observational hours
(teen is not driving)
6 hours driving
|Night Driving Certificate (MV-285)||No||Yes|
|AAA Membership||1-year Basic||1-year Basic
(in select schools)