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Defensive Driving Classes Move Online Due To COVID-19

Delaware Defensive Driving, Inc. has been providing defensive driving courses throughout Delaware since 1992. Based in Wilmington, the Division of Motor Vehicles approved course provider instructs students on the laws of the road and how to increase the odds of a safer driving experience. Upon completion of the six-hour Basic or three-hour Refresher course, the student receives a certificate which (when presented to their auto insurance company) results in a significant discount off the cost of insurance premiums for three years. A three-point credit is also placed on the students Delaware driving record.

For decades, Delaware Defensive Driving’s instructors provided classes through many of Delaware’s largest employers as well as monthly classes at locations throughout the state. In more recent years, the majority of students have transitioned to completing the courses online. Users simply provide their Delaware drivers license information, pay a small fee ($19.95) and watch a series of entertaining videos to complete the course. The website is https://DelawareDefensiveDriving.org.

Due to COVID-19, those who have completed defensive driving in a classroom setting in the past are now recommended to do so online from the safety and convenience of their home. Delaware Department of Insurance Regulation 607 states that insurance companies are required to discount auto insurance premiums by 10-15% for any insured driver who completes the course. Most importantly, the courses help make Delaware’s roadways safer for all of us.

ABOUT: Delaware Defensive Driving, Inc. is based in Wilmington, Delaware and has issued over 134,000 certificates of completion for Delaware residents since 1992. The DMV approved course provider offers both Basic and Refresher (Advanced) defensive driving courses.


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