Driver Improvement Course

The Driver Improvement Course teaches students defensive driving techniques that can help them avoid and prevent crashes. The course lasts 8 hours, is completed in a single day, and

We offer our Driver Improvement Course every 2 weeks with few exceptions. Seating is limited, and offered on a first come, first serve basis, so we recommend signing up early to reserve your seat ahead of time.

What should I bring?
  • A government issued photo id.
  • If you are required by the court to attend a driver improvement clinic and the court has determined that you are to be awarded safe driving points, present the court document to the instructor.

REGISTRATION  —   Driver Improvement Course

Why take a Driver Improvement Course?

Most people take a Driver Improvement Course because it's required by the court or the DMV. You can also take the class on a volunteer basis to earn 5 Safe Driving Points.

ReasonDescriptionDo you get Safe Driving Points?
Court RequiredThe court has ordered you to complete a Driver Improvement Course.Only if you provide a court document stating that the driver is to be awarded safe driving points to the clinic.
DMV RequiredThe DMV has required you to complete a Driver Improvement Course.Only if you are 18 years of age or older.
InsuranceThe insurance company has offered you a discount for completion of a Driver Improvement Course.No.
VolunteerYou decide to take the course voluntarily to get Safe Driving Points.Yes.

The official DMV website lists some other reasons for taking a driver improvement course.