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Prior students * New students * Essential Workers * TWU * Bellevue Hospital * Town of Larchmont Voluteer Fire * Town of Greenburgh * and all.

Due to Covid19 virus, the in class program has been suspended by the NYS Education Dept. As the situation changes we will keep you informed. In the mean time the On Line Program is an excellent option.

Taking the on line program, you are at home, comfortable, safe and secure. Once you begin you have 30 days to complete, so as long as you save your work you can go to the point you left off. Do it one hour here and one hour there.

Save 10% on your car insurance for three years

Reduce 4 points on your record

The cost of the program is $49.00

Special promos do become available. Call Elliott at 212-734-1086 for more information and for any technical help, good luck.

Stay safe Stay well

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New Tech in Cars May Be Causing Accidents

As cars become more integrated with the technology in our lives, they can be filled with new dangerous distractions.

A recent study done by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that of the 30 cars tested in 2017, 23 were highly distracting to drivers. Many of the testers took their eyes off the road for up to 40 seconds, more then enough time to get into an accident.

Distracted driving is dangerous. National Highway Safety Administration reports that in in 2015, 3,477 people were killed and 391,000 were injured in motor vehicle crashes caused by distracted driving.

You can read the entire report from AAA here. To learn more about driving safely, sign up for our 6 hour defensive driving program.

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Buckle Up in the Backseat

A recent study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has found that adults don’t buckle up in the back seat. 80% of the people surveyed did not put on a seatbelt when getting into the back of a car for a short trip.

Although safety belts are proven to save lives, more than half of the people who die in passenger vehicle crashes in the U.S. each year are unbelted. One person’s decision not to buckle up can have consequences for other people riding with them.

You can read the full article at the IIHS website here. If you would like to learn more about safe driving and get 10% off your car insurance, sign up for our defensive driving course in person or online here.

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Teen, Drunk and Distracted, in Tragic Accident

In our 6 hour defensive driving course we touch on many subjects, including drunk driving and distracted driving. It is tragic when we see the results of these mistakes in such a sad case.

A teen driver, already 3 times more likely to be in a car crash then an adult, was driving her younger sister and a friend. She was drunk and live streaming herself on Instagram. 25% of all crashes are caused by using your phone while 50% were with a drunk driver. The accident which occurred killed her sister and injured her friend. You can find the full story here.

We feel terribly for the families involved in this tragedy and hope this draws attention to the importance of operating your vehicle responsibly.

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Airbag Recall

IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE! Please take a moment to check out the list of affected vehicles at the Department of Transportation website. Your vehicle may contain a recalled airbag. As stated by the DoT:

Takata air bags installed in tens of millions of U.S. vehicles are subject to recall due to a safety defect that may cause the air bag¬†inflators to explode and cause serious injury or death… If your car or truck is included in the list of affected vehicles below, please contact your dealer and get your vehicle fixed as soon as parts are available.

Operating a safe and well maintained vehicle is one important piece of defensive driving. Want to learn more? Check out our current class schedule or take the 6 hour class now online!

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Defensive Driving Class

Reduce 4 Points on Driving Record
Save 10% on Auto Insurance
with 6 Hour Class
Day or Evening
Locations throughout New York City
212-734-1086

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