National Safety Council's 8-hour Online Defensive Driving

Improve your driving skills, and if you're 55 or older, get a discount on your personal auto insurance. This 8-hour program is interactive, with the goal of providing drivers with practical knowledge and techniques to avoid collisions and violations. With a defensive driving self-assessment risk survey and vital content on distracted driving and other leading safety issues, this course helps drivers choose safe, responsible and lawful driving behaviors. You can go in and out of this program as often as needed. It will pick up from where you left off.

According to Minnesota state law, people age 55 and older who complete a state approved defensive driving course are eligible to receive a 10 percent, three-year discount on auto insurance. Contact your insurance agent for details.

What you will learn
  • Defensive driving strategies and techniques to reduce the chance of a collision
  • How drugs, alcohol, physical conditions and emotions affect driving decisions
  • How to deal with driver distraction and fatigue
  • The dangers of cell phone use while driving
  • Physical forces of a collision
  • The importance of occupant safety devices and how to use them correctly
Price: $25.00 (plus tax) per user

Please note when purchasing online: The class date shown will be the last day of the month you are purchasing the program, it does not pertain to your online course. Your certificate will have the date you complete the online program. After you register for the online program you will receive a separate e-mail within 1 business day with instructions and your personal access code to begin the online program.

To purchase this program online please visit www.minnesotasafetycouncil.org/courses/course.cfm?CourseID=506, click on the "register" icon. It will now show 1 Course has been added to your cart. Click "checkout" to proceed with purchasing the program.
If you do not wish to purchase online please e-mail your name, address and phone number to Angie Kupczak at angie.kupczak@minnesotasafetycouncil.org, she will provide the information you need to register.