More Information About Albany Defensive Driving
The Albany Point and Insurance Reduction Program
- Get a 10% reduction in the rate of your auto insurance and motorcycle insurance premiums
- Can reduce up to 4 points off your New York DMV driving record.
- Brush up your knowledge of driving laws and defensive driving techniques.
When you sign up for an approved defensive driving class in Albany, you:
What is an Online PIRP?
PIRP stands for "Point and Insurance Reduction Program". When you complete our Albany New York DMV approved PIRP you get 10% off of your automobile liability, no fault and collision insurance premium. Another benefit of our Albany PIRP: reduce 4 points from your DMV driving record if you received a traffic ticket in Albany!
What is Albany Defensive Driving?
In Albany, defensive driving is a methodology drivers can use to reduce the number of risks they take when on the road. Defensive Driving in Albany means using more than just basic driver training, rather employing more advanced driving techniques that allow drivers to stay a step ahead of potential collisions. When you are a defensive driver in Albany or anywhere in New York you choose to make better, safer driving decisions and not to take driving risks that may endanger yourself our other Albany drivers.
How to Defensive Drive
- Observe the speed limit and don't drive too fast for the given situation (such as rain, snow, work zones, or congested traffic)
- Don't tailgate and leave ample space cushions between you and other drivers (at least 3-4 second cushions are typically recommended)
- Wear your seat belt at all times
- Leave your cell phone and other electronic devices alone while driving
- Anticipate the actions and moves of other drivers around of and ahead of you
- Only drive when you are alert and never drive when taking medication or using alcohol
Driving defensively in Albany is an achievable goal if you are willing to practice and work on correcting bad driving habits. Besides taking an Albany Traffic School class, these defensive driving tips can help you stay safe on New York roads:
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This course is approved by New York Department of Motor Vehicle as a Point and Insurance Reduction Program.
Reduce Points from Your Driving Record
Get up to a 4 point reduction off your driving record for traffic ticket violation points received in the past 18 months.
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Receive a 3-years, 10% reduction on liability, no-fault & collision insurance premiums for successful course completion.
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You receive a completion certificate for your insurance company and the New York DMV is electronically notified of successful course completion.