Defensive Driving Course
in Hudson, New York

Save 10% on Auto Insurance for 3 Years!

CGCC Campus

Columbia-Greene Community College

Room 612, Professional Academic Center (PAC)
4400 Route 23
Hudson, NY 12534


NEW YORK STATE LAW allows you to receive a 10% Auto Insurance Discount each year for 3 years, and REDUCE UP TO 4 POINTS ON YOUR DRIVING RECORD by attending this 6-hour Accident Prevention Workshop approved by the Department of Motor Vehicles.


There is no formal testing in the live classroom session. (The online version does have quizzes along the way.) Just come and attend.

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Once you complete the 6-hour class, you are eligible for an immediate 10% savings on your Collision and Auto Liability insurance premium, as well as your Personal Injury Protection ("PIP") coverage, for all vehicles for which you are the principal operator, good for 3 years! Recognized by all New York State insurance companies. Steven is certified by the Empire Safety Council to teach this N.Y. State Department of Motor Vehicles Defensive Driving and Point and Insurance Reduction Program (PIRP).


Call 518-697-6370. Tuition is $45 payable to Columbia-Greene Community College (C-GCC).


Call 518-697-6370 for upcoming classroom dates and to enroll.

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10% Off Insurance Premium

Ten Percent Off Your Auto Insurance Premium — Honored by all New York State Insurance Companies

Once you complete the Point and Insurance Reduction Program through one of Empire Safety Council's local agencies, your are eligible for an immediate 10% discount on your Collision and Auto Liability premium, including Property Damage (PD), Bodily Injury (BI), and Personal Injury Protection (PIP). Your discount will apply for 3 years to all vehicles for which you are the principal operator.

Up to 4 Points Off Driving Record

Four Point Reduction on New York State Driving Record

If you have incurred violations during the 18-month period prior to completing the course, up to four points will automatically be reduced on your driving record. The point reduction could help you avoid a license suspension. It will not however, cancel a mandatory suspension or revocation, e.g. 3 speeding convictions within 18 months; nor will it cancel any action already being taken against a motorist's driving privileges.

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Student Comments - Since 2009

"Excellent refresher and update."
"Very comfortable and relaxing. I learned quite a bit."
"Steve had a formal class in an informal setting. It was relaxing to be here."
"It went by quickly."
"Very well done. Good learning tool for all drivers."
"I enjoyed the class. Thank you."
"Time frame was perfect, material covered very informative."
"Continue classes such as this on a regular basis."
"Thanx for a convenient course!"
"Good course."
"Good instructor."
"Thanks for this opportunity!"
"Very educational for new and young drivers."
"Instructor was very enthusiastic and had good energy."
"I learned something new."
"Steven was very interesting. The time flew!"
"I think they should have it in schools in the area."
"Instructor was very personable and answered questions."
"Everything related to the subject matter was covered."
"Interactive — continue that!"
"I was comfortable and enjoyed the class."

Steven Williams - Empire Safety Council

Steven Williams
Empire Safety Council
Approved Instructor #CYK

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