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  • Reduces Points From the Driving Record
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100% Online - New York law requires that you take a refresher course every three years to maintain your insurance discount. Select this option if you took defensive driving course in the last three years and need to renew your certificate.

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100% Online - The course is accepted by Taxi and Limousine Commission for Taxicab Driver License for both New Applicants and Current License renewals. All Licensees must complete and pass a NY DMV approved Defensive Driving Course at least every three years. TLC will only accept original certificates that will be mailed to you upon completion.

You may also qualify for a discount on your personal policy upon the completion of this course.

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Select this option if you were instructed to take a defensive driving course in lieu of a conviction or traffic ticket as part of the District Attorney's traffic diversion program. You may also qualify for a discount on your personal insurance policy upon the completion of this course.

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Technically Challenged? No problem! Our online course is offered through a vast network of affiliates thought New York state. Click to find convenient location and class schedule. Please note that you will need to call a selected classroom provider directly to register.

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3-Year Renewal

Select this if you took a Defensive Driving course in the last three years and need to renew your certificate online.

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Start here for the New York Taxi and Limousine Commission for the Taxicab Drivers License (new and renewals). All licensees must pass this course every three years.

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Start here if you were instructed to take a Defensive Driving course in lieu of a conviction or traffic ticket as part of the NY District Attorney's traffic diversion program.

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DEFENSIVE DRIVING NY

Technically Challenged? No problem! Our online course is offered through a vast network of affiliates thought New York state. Click to find convenient location and class schedule. Please note that you will need to call a selected classroom provider directly to register.

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New York residents can start the saving process instantly
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STEP 2 COMPLETE THE COURSE

Short chapters, easy multiple choice questions, no final exam.
We guarantee you will pass our driving course.

STEP 3 RECEIVE YOUR CERTIFICATE

We will mail your NY Defensive Driving Course proof of completion
certificate the day after you complete the course (you should receive it within 5-7 business days).

STEP 4 ENJOY YOUR REDUCED PREMIUMS!

We will electronically report your completion certificate to the
New York State (NYS) DMV, so you can focus on making the most
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Still not convinced? See our testimonials.

From students who took our Defensive Driving course in New York.

  • This is a good course, it reminded me of things I should have known and forgot over the years of driving.
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    Harris C., Hogansburg, NY
  • The course was very informative and interesting. It was a great way to make this information easy to absorb.
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    Christopher D., Levittown, NY
  • I loved doing this at home. Being able to take breaks at home when I needed them was awesome since I am disabled and sitting for a 6 hour class is nearly impossible. I have already recommended this course to friends and will continue to do so! Thanks for creating this course!
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    Donna G., Wantagh, NY
  • I will never take this course in a class setting again. I liked being able to take it at my my own leisure while in the comfort of my own home. I didn’t have to worry about getting to a class on time or having to find a babysitter for my children. It was interesting and entertaining. Thank you.
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    Jill A., Flushing, NY
  • This was great. In today's day and age, time is limited. This customized approach to obtaining a defensive driving certificate is long overdue. Thank you!!!
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    Philip S., New York, NY
  • I found this course very interesting and entertaining. It was convenient for me, as I am a stay at home mom. The teacher made this course funny and enjoyable to watch…I truly learned a lot.
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    Theresa A., Staten Island, NY
  • Taking it online was very easy to work into my schedule!
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    Sarah H., Newfane, NY
  • My wife took this course a few years ago and I have to agree with her that it much easier to take at home than at some driving school. Thanks, great program.
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    Richard B., Forest Hills, NY
  • I was pleased to find that I was already driving using many of the suggested practices recommended by this course but the delivery of this course, as compared with others, is infinitely better. Thanks.
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    Stephen B., Babylon, NY
  • Really enjoyed this course. Nice having the flexibility of coming back to it whenever you like.
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    Thomas L., Liverpool, NY
  • I think most drivers should take this course to refresh themselves on their own driving habits. Great online course.
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    Michael O., Mechanicsville, NY
  • I liked that I was able to schedule the course around my busy schedule.
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    Maria M., Farmingville, NY
  • This is one of the best defensive driving courses you can take. The advice is very useful, and I actually remember everything. I apply the lessons later that same day when I am driving! Highly recommend this to anybody who needs the reduction in premiums or just wants to be a safer driver.
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    Ann W., Fresh Meadows, NY
  • Absolutely loved hearing Charles Fleischer doing the narration!
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    Dane D., Niagara Falls, NY
  • I initially did not believe a course like this, much so that it’s an online one can be that effective. After completing it, I am a true believer and a changed driver. I highly recommend this alternative delivery method by Improv!
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    Ramoncito D., New York, NY
  • I was pleased to find that I was already driving using many of the suggested practices recommended by this course but the delivery of this course, as compared with others, is infinitely better. Thanks.
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    Stephen B., Babylon, NY
  • I am thankful to have had taken such a helpful, easy to use, defensive driving course. I learned a lot of interesting facts, statistics, and other information that will result in me becoming a better driver.
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    Maxwell F., Yonkers, NY
  • I was very surprised at how easy and informative this course was. It helped me review my driving habits and allowed me to realise how adjustments I needed to make. I definitely believe that I will be a more conscious and considerate driver.
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    Julio G., Queens, NY
  • The insurance reduction course was not boring at all. The content was informative and a great refresher.
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    Maria N., Dix Hills, NY
  • This course was very convenient, engaging and interesting. I found there examples to be funny but at the same time they applied to real life situations. The system was very user friendly and i enjoy taking this course. Thank you!
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    Kostantinos K., Bayside, NY
  • I was very happy to complete the course in my home rather than spend two nights elsewhere. The course was enjoyable, not boring. Thank you.
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    Anne N., Lindenhurst, NY
  • I found it very convenient to use as I have a very busy life. I could return to it whenever I had a little bit of free time, it was great. Also I enjoyed the intro videos, very humorous, it kept my interest.
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    Christine S., Plattsburgh, NY
  • The defensive driving course was much easier than I had expected!
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    Coleen W., Nunda, NY
  • I thought the course is really well done. The information is laid out well. I learned a lot of interesting facts and statistics that I never realized before.
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    Stephanie L., Albany, NY
  • I thought the course is really well done. The information is laid out well. I learned a lot of interesting facts and statistics that I never realized before.
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    Jessica Z., Amsterdam, NY
  • This is so much better than going to a classroom. Better in a lot of ways. One the comfort of your home. Two it can be taken at your own pace. Third it was funny, interesting, and not at all boring. I learned a lot, laughed a lot and really truly enjoyed it. I’m glad this defensive driving course came out in New York.
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    Daluza V. NY, NY
  • This was a breath of fresh air from the online continuing education course for real estate that I STILL have no finished because its so boring! This was very engaging and interesting and I will definitely recommend this defensive driving course to my friends and colleagues.
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    Angela B. Lindenhurst, NY
  • I took your online defensive driving course in NY and really enjoyed it very much and I am looking forward to taking it again J. I think it is the best thing that New York State has come up with as of late. I am going to recommend it to my friends and co-workers. Thank you!
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    Alan M. New York, NY
  • Awesome Defensive Driving Course!
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    Cindy A., Brooklyn , NY
  • The course is really Simple and Fun… Wow what a great service!!
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    David Z. New York, NY
  • It was great, easy, and fun. I will recommend to my friends if they were to need your service. Thank you very much! Best defensive driving school I have taken so far.
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    Ashley C, Buffalo, NY
  • Thank you for offering this great defensive driving program in New York.
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    Michael D. Albany, NY
  • This is my second attempt at an online defensive driving school and this one was the best! I will recommend to all my friends!
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    Bob F. Buffalo, NY
  • I must say I’ve heard horror stories from my friends about taking defensive driving school class. I honestly don’t have one bad thing to say it was really simple and enjoyable.
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    Andrew K. Long Island, NY
  • The Improv Traffic School has made this process an actual joy to experience. I’ve gained some knowledge, had a good time doing it and everyone who helped me on the phone was so incredibly kind and sweet. THANK YOU! Blessings.
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    Caroline M. New York, NY
  • It was the BEST NEW YORK DEFENSIVE DRIVING SCHOOL that I ever took and I actually learned few things.
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    Mike V., Yonkers, NY
  • You can always count on Improv Traffic School… your customer service is fantastic. I made my entire family take your Internet Defensive Driving Course.
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    Russell J., Albany, NY
  • What a great service for New York drivers… anyone can use an insurance discount in these hard times. Your accident prevention course rocks!
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    Bill G. Buffalo, NY
  • Great Way to complete defensive driving and save on your insurance…
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    Kenneth K. Brooklyn, NY
  • Your customer support is outstanding… I will recommend this defensive driving course to all my friends.
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    Erin H., Buffalo, NY
  • I took a classroom defensive driving in NY few years ago and this is so much better..just like you promised Fun Fast Done…Thanks
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    Neil K., Long Island, NY
  • What a great defensive driving course, every New Yorker should be required to take this.
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    Kathleen C. Brooklyn, NY
  • This defensive driving course is awesome!
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    Anthony D., Buffalo, NY
  • What a great way to save on your auto insurance
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    Cecil C., New York, NY
  • This is really great service for NY drivers, this is my second time doing defensive driving and I really enjoy doing with you, after 3 years I will be back.
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    Martha K., New York, NY
  • I have taken the classroom course 3 times, and the last time the instructor was pretty entertaining. This course, however, was much more convenient and also entertaining.
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    Sharon A., Brooklyn, NY
  • This course was excellent and entertaining while delivering important life saving information. I plan to see if IMPROV has other types of classes because their delivery was excellent.
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    Kim B., Buffalo, NY

Online Defensive Drivings FAQs

IPIRP stands for Internet Point and Insurance Reduction Program. Originally titled PIRP, the IPIRP course is essentially the same defensive driving course delivered in an online format.

It is also known as the alternate delivery method internet point and insurance reduction course for New York residents.

Point reduction is the process in taking actionable steps to reduce the number of negative points on your driving record from traffic tickets. Taking a point reduction course like accident prevention courses or internet point and insurance course online will help keep your NY driving record stay in good standing. Completion of the defensive driving course online will allow a reduction of 4 points and is recognized by the NYS DMV to keep your New York driving record on the up and up!

New York Defensive Driving Courses will take 320 minutes from start to finish as directed by the state of New York. Approved courses by the NYS DMV with an online delivery method do not need to be completed all in one sitting - the course is accessible 24/7 and you may log off and on as often as you need until course completion!

State rules require that all I-PIRP (New York Defensive Driving) courses are a minimum of 320 minutes of instruction time. The good news is you have 30 days to complete and can log in and out as many times as you like. The course is accessible 24/7!

This online defensive driving course will reduce your point total by up to 4 points upon course completion. The reduction program ipirp will also give you a mandatory 10% discount on your insurance rates for 3 years in NY.

New York DMV IPIRP (Defensive Driving)
10% Car Insurance and Point Reduction Program

That will depend on your individual New York auto insurance policy. The state-mandated discount is 10% from the base rate of your collision and comprehensive portion of your policy. Many of our students averaged anywhere from $900 to $1500 over the course of three years after our defensive driving online course completion.

PIRP (Defensive Driving) does not prevent general premium increases or premium increases due to violations or accidents. The good news is that it provides a 10% reduction for three years, from the base rate of your current liability, no-fault, and collision premiums. So this way you’re always saving money, even if your rates go up!

We will notify the New York DMV after you complete the course. A notice will then be entered on your New York driving record, and the New York DMV computer will automatically reduce your active point total by up to four points. "Point reduction" means the New York department of motor vehicles will not count up to four points on your driving record toward license revocation or suspension. Points must have been applied to your driving record within the past eighteen (18) months to qualify for a reduction program IPIRP. We will also mail you a certificate of completion to present to your insurance company.

Each person with a New York driver license listed as a principal operator on an automobile policy must take this course in order to be eligible for a discount.

Example: if a family consists of a husband, wife, and a teenaged driver who own 3 automobiles, all three operators must take the course to be eligible for a discount on each automobile.

Any New York driver is eligible for this defensive driving course NY and will save money on their insurance, whether they have points on their driving record or not.

To maximize your savings, all family members who are a principal driver of a vehicle on the insurance policy can take the NY defensive driving course. Each driver will receive a 10% discount on the base premium of their auto insurance policy.

Yes, the insurance premium will apply to all motor vehicles principally operated by members of the family who complete the course. Please note that the discount can be applied to only one driver for each covered vehicle. To confirm the exact amount you will save, please contact your insurance agent.

Yes. Any insured driver who is the principal operator and completes a Point and Insurance Reduction Program (Defensive Driving) course will receive the 10% reduction.

You can take the course every three years for an insurance discount. You are allowed to take it for point reduction every 18 months if needed.

Course Training Details &
Department of Motor Vehicles Reporting Process

A. First, complete the course at your convenience in the same day or over 30 days; it's up to you!

B. Your original certificate of completion will be mailed to you the very next day after you complete the course. We will also report your completion to the DMV to ensure your point reduction.

There are short multiple-choice quizzes at the end of each chapter, but no final exam.

They are so simple, it’s virtually impossible not to pass! All you need to do is answer 3 out of 4. But if you miss it, all you have to do is take it again until you pass.

Yes. You can log in and out of the course as many times as you wish, allowing you to take the course in increments rather than all at one time. However, the New York DMV requires that you complete the I-PIRP course within 30 days of the date you register for the course. You can complete the course in as many sessions as necessary, but you must complete the course within 30 calendar days of registration. Your data will be stored on-line for each course session. You will be assigned a user ID (your email address) and a password (which you choose) when you register for the course. You can use your ID and password to log in on any computer that can access the Internet with an acceptable connection.

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