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New Jersey Defensive Driving Course

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  • Earn Up to 10% Insurance Discount for 3 Years & Remove 2 Points from Driving Record

  • New Jersey MVC Approved

  • The most convenient, easy, and entertaining way to complete the New Jersey Defensive Driving Course online

New Jersey APPROVED

Duration

6 hours - Complete at your own pace

Passing Grade

At least 80% (unlimited retakes)

What's Included

  • Certificate of completion available to download immediately
  • We notify New Jersey MVC on completion
  • Course format includes Text, Audio, & Video
  • Complete at your own pace (100% online)
  • Unlimited exam retakes for free (guaranteed to pass)

What Our Students Say

4.9

Course Rating

(3,754 reviews)

This course is very entertaining. I highly recommend it over taking the course in a class.

Bonnie B.

Bonnie B. New Jersey Defensive Driving Course

This course was had some useful and interesting material. I learned a lot from it! I have recommended this course to my whole family.

Fayola R.

Fayola R. New Jersey Defensive Driving Course

I found this course years ago to remove 2 points from my license and now I take it every 3 years for the insurance discount. Even though i've taken it before, I still feel like I learn something new every time. Definitely recommend taking this course!

Dana C.

Dana C. New Jersey Defensive Driving Course

About Our New Jersey Defensive Driving Course

  • Our New Jersey Defensive Driving Course is approved by the New Jersey MVC.

Dive into easy-to-read sections covering topics like vulnerable road users, defensive driving techniques, drugs and alcohol, driving regulations, car maintenance, and special driving conditions. Engage with entertaining stories and interactive content that makes the time fly.

Plus, enjoy the added convenience of free audio narration to listen along.

Why Take an Online NJ Defensive Driving Course

A NJ defensive driving course is packed with benefits. By taking the course, you can avoid points being added to your driver’s license because of a traffic violation or reduce the points already on your license.

You can also receive up to a 10% insurance discount when you take the course voluntarily. You should check with your insurance company for the exact discount amount. Here’s how to obtain both benefits:

  • Earn a Discount on Your Insurance Rates

    Receiving a discount on your monthly insurance rates is simple with DriveSafeToday’s course. Just sign up for the 6-hour course, complete the lessons, and pass the final exam. Remember to check with your insurance company for the discount amount.

    After achieving at least 80% on your final exam and receiving your certificate of completion (available for immediate download), forward it to your insurance company. Renew this discount every 3 years by taking the course again.

  • Reduce or Prevent Up to 2-Points on Your Driving Record

    With DriveSafeToday’s online defensive driving course, you can:

    • Reduce points already on your driving record.

    • Prevent more points from being added to your record because of a traffic violation.

    There’s no need to notify the New Jersey MVC about your course participation since it’s voluntary. The course allows you to reduce or prevent up to 2 points from being added to your driving record. Start by enrolling in DriveSafeToday’s defensive driving course.

    Upon completing the final exam, we will notify the New Jersey MVC on your behalf and provide a certificate of completion for immediate download. Check your NJ driving record after a few weeks to ensure points have been removed or reduced.

  • Earn a Discount on Your Insurance Rates

  • Reduce or Prevent Up to 2-Points on Your Driving Record

When To Take The New Jersey Defensive Driving Course

While this voluntary New Jersey defensive driving course may be taken as often as a driver prefers, benefits are limited by state law.

NJ Defensive Driving Eligibility

Drivers are only eligible for the 2-point reduction every 5 years and only if the points exist on the driving record when the course is completed.

The car insurance discount may vary by provider. If you plan to attend this course for a car insurance discount, check with your provider to ensure that they offer the discount.

This course is not valid for commercial/TLC or out-of-state licenses.

How the New Jersey Defensive Driving Course works

Because our coursework is available online 24/7, the New Jersey defensive driving course can be completed on your schedule.

Drivers can log in on any mobile device (phone, laptop, or tablet) to complete lessons - no need to sit in a stuffy classroom for hours. Your progress will also be saved as you go so you can always pick up where you left off.

Here's how the course works

  • Register for the DriveSafeToday course online by creating an account.

  • Complete the 6-hour course on any device (text, audio, and video streaming formats available).

  • Take the final exam as many times as necessary - retakes are unlimited at no charge!

  • Receive your certificate of completion for immediate download.

An 80% score is required for completion, and attendees can take the final exam an unlimited number of times at no charge.

What you'll learn during this 6-hour course

  • The course is 100% online - no classroom required. You may complete it according to your schedule.

  • Take the course from any device - mobile, tablet, and computer. It's available 24/7 and you may complete it at your schedule.

  • The course will always resume from where you left off.

  • You must score at least 80% on the final exam to pass - don’t worry, you have unlimited attempts to pass at no extra charge.

What you'll get by the end of the course

  • Certificate of Completion

    Upon successful course completion, we will immediately provide a certificate of completion for you to download and email you a copy at no extra charge. Use it to:

    • Earn Up to 10% Insurance Discount for 3 Years
    • Remove 2 Points from Driving Record

    If you're taking this course for a car insurance discount you must submit the certificate to your insurance agent/company.

    We provide the option of sending a hard copy of your certificate by USPS First Class Mail and Express Mail.

  • Certified Safe Driver Seal

    Proudly showcase your accomplishment. The QR code verifies its authenticity, leading to a dedicated page. Scan to see a sample.

    Safe Driver Seal Received on Course Completion Powered by DriveSafeToday
  • We notify New Jersey MVC on completion

    Upon completion, we will automatically notify the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) on your behalf. We will also provide you with a certificate of completion for your records.

  • Unlock Extra Cash with Your Unique Referral Code

    Upon completing our course, take the next step – promote safe driving. Invite friends using your code and cash in $3 per referral.

    * Money withdrawal through PayPal.

1,042,877

Safe Drivers

$17,862,292

Insurance Savings

510,671

Points Removed

$105,773

Referral Payouts

Try the New Jersey Defensive Driving Course for Free

A defensive driving course is an excellent way to not only improve your driving and safety skills, but also reduce your monthly insurance rates and get points taken off your record.

You may test out the New Jersey Defensive Driving Course before you decide to purchase it. We believe in transparency - we want to make sure that everyone who takes the course with us is satisfied!

We're confident that you'll love the defensive driving course! No matter what you want to do with your NJ defensive driving course, we’re here to help at DriveSafeToday. Check out our engaging online course and complete from the comfort of your home at any time.

Have questions? We have answers

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Yes, our New Jersey defensive driving course is approved by the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC). Our New Jersey based instructors are certified in New Jersey and have developed this online course to meet all the requirements of the New Jersey MVC.

  • You may take this course once every 5 years for a 2-point reduction. You must already have the 2 points on your license for the points to be removed - it does not apply to future points. We will notify the New Jersey MVC on your behalf on the next available business day. This is the most convenient, affordable, and fun way to remove points from your New Jersey driver's license.

  • You may take the New jersey defensive driving course once every 3 years for a car insurance discount & once every 5 years for point removal. Don't worry - we'll keep track and remind you when you are up for a renewal. At DriveSafeToday, we are dedicated to making this process simple, convenient, and affordable.

  • Yes. Submit the Certificate of Completion to your insurance agent/company and you will qualify for up to a 10% insurance discount for 3 years. You can renew this discount every 3 years! Saving money on your insurance premiums is convenient and affordable with our online insurance discount course.

  • No, this course is only valid for a normal, basic automobile license.

  • No, this course is only valid for New Jersey-license holders. We only notify the NJ DMV of course completions by NJ license holders.

  • No, this course is NOT valid for a commercial or TLC license. The course is only valid for non-commercial, regular driver's licenses.

  • A defensive driving class teaches you good safety driving habits that align with the requirements of the DMV/court. You'll learn about the damages of traffic crashes, crash dynamics, psychological impacts on your driving, crash prevention techniques, and more. If you're looking for a defensive driving course near you, consider an online course. Course material typically includes videos, stories, and audio that can be completed entirely from your computer, smartphone or tablet.

  • Once you have satisfied the course requirements for the NJ defensive driving course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion. You can then present this certificate to the DMV (or the course providers will automatically notify them) to have two points taken off of your license. In New Jersey, you're also eligible for up to a 10% car insurance discount. Be sure to check with your insurance company how much of a discount they will provide.

  • Yes, but you have to take a defensive driving course that is both state and curriculum approved. A two point reduction can also only be received once ever 5 years.

  • Your New Jersey driving record, also called your Driver History Abstract, keeps track of all auto incidents you've been involved in, as well as points that may be on your NJ license. The state of New Jersey gives you the option to view your record online, receive by mail, or in-person. If you would like to view your record online, first register with the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission. You can then request to view your record (note that there is a $15 processing fee) and check the number of points on your license.

  • Two points can be removed from your license by taking a state-approved defensive driving course in NJ. However, you must have at least 2 points on your license to be eligible to take the course. You can only take a defensive driving course once every five years to reduce points.

  • Acquiring two points on your license can increase your auto insurance rate significantly, especially if you committed past violations. There are ways to reduce this rate. Taking a defensive driving course voluntarily means that you can receive up to a 10% insurance rate reduction when you present your certificate of completion to your insurance company. You can also re-take the defensive driving course once every three years to receive the discount.

  • An online defensive driving course in New Jersey takes a minimum of six hours to complete. An excellent benefit to the online option vs in-person classes is the ability to complete the course from anywhere - whether on your smartphone, laptop, or table. You can also choose to complete the course in a day or work on the material over time; your schedule is up to you!

  • You can complete a defensive driving course online or in-person in the state of New Jersey. The course however must be certified by the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) for you to be eligible for point reduction.

  • You can take the defensive driving course once every five years in NJ to receive point reduction. You can take the course once every three years to receive the insurance discount.

  • The price of a defensive driving in NJ depends on the course. DriveSafeToday's defensive driving course costs only $19.95. Our NJ MJV-approved course is available in text, audio, and video streaming formats and completion allows you to remove 2 points from your NJ driving record once every 5 years. You can also receive up to a 10% car insurance discount for 3 years.

  • Completion deadlines depend on why you're taking the course. If you are completing the course for court-mandated point reduction, review the court deadline before taking the course. If you want to receive the insurance discount, you do not have to be complete the course by a specific deadline. However, you must complete any defensive driving course within 730 days of registration. Otherwise, your defensive driving course account will be eliminated.

  • No, any driver with a valid non-commercial New Jersey driver's license may complete a defensive driving course in NJ.

  • Yes, once you've completed the course material, you must complete a written driving exam. This test demonstrates that you comprehend the course material. You need a score of 80% or higher to successfully pass the course. With DriveSafeToday's course, you can retake the exam as many times as needed for free.

  • With DriveSafeToday, you can take the final exam of the defensive driving course as many times as necessary until you pass (at no extra charge)!

  • There are only a few eligibility requirements for taking a New Jersey defensive driving course. Besides having a valid non-commercial New Jersey driver's license and at least 2 points on your driving record, you must not have completed the course in the last 5 years to be eligible for point reduction. If you want to complete the course to receive an insurance discount, you just can't have completed the course within the last 3 years.

  • Be sure to check with your insurance company how much of a discount they provide. Once you submit your certificate of completion from a New Jersey MJV-approved defensive driving course to your insurance provider, you can receive up to a 10% car insurance discount for 3 years.

  • Upon completion, DriveSafeToday will notify the New Jersey MVC on your behalf and will provide a certificate of completion of your NJ defensive driving course for immediate download.

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