Complete Class Schedule

5-Hour Pre-Licensing Course

Completion of this course earns an MV-278 certificate, which is required to take the State Road Test.

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Defensive Driving

Lower portions of your auto insurance by up to 10% for 3 years and reduce up to 4 points off of your license with this 6-hour course, in a classroom near you or online in the convenience of your own home.

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In-School Driver Education

Local area high schools have partnered with AAA to offer high-quality driver education, providing 24 hours of classroom instruction and 6 hours behind the wheel one-on-one with a certified driving instructor.

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Licensed to Learn Teen Driving Program

Provides 30 hours of classroom instruction and ten 45-minute lessons behind the wheel one-on-one with a certified driving instructor, plus a FREE one-year AAA Membership upon completion.

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Do I still have to pay NYS the driver assessment fee, if I have taken the Driver Improvement course and reduced the points on my license?

Yes. An accident prevention course and point reduction do not affect a driver responsibility assessment. Please visit for more information.

Does AAA send my completion certificate directly to my automobile insurance company?

No. You must contact your insurance company and supply your certificate to them for insurance reduction benefits.

What happens if I am unable to attend the class that I was registered for?

Please call (800) 836-2582 or email us at to cancel or reschedule a class. Cancellation fees may apply.

Do you hold any classes offsite for groups or companies? If so, can we book you to come to our site and hold a class?

Yes. We can accommodate offsite groups of approximately 18 or more. A discounted corporate or group rate would also apply. Email us with your information at for more details.

Can a husband and wife BOTH take the course and BOTH receive the 10% discount, if they have two vehicles insured on the same policy?

Generally yes, though some insurance companies will only discount the primary driver on each vehicle.

Are AAA's classroom and online Defensive Driving courses approved by the DMV for insurance discounts and point reduction?

Yes. AAA Defensive Driving courses are approved by the DMV for insurance discounts and point reduction. Please visit: for more information.

I misplaced the completion certificate from my Defensive Driving class. How can I get a copy?

If you have lost your completion certificate for an online course, please call (877) 476-1254. For classroom courses, please call (800) 836-2582.