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Back to School for Parents Too! Is it Time to Take or Renew Your Defensive Driver Safety Course?

By – Joan LaFemina

When you complete a New York State approved defensive driving class

  • your driving knowledge will be refreshed
  • you can reduce up to 4 points from your NYS DMV driving record (learn about theĀ NYS driver point system)
  • you will receive a 10% reduction of the base rate of your auto and motorcycle insurance premiums each year for three years

A convenient option is to take the on-line course

  • 100% Online
  • You can come and go on your schedule


To sign up for the reduced cost on-line defensive driver safety course go to:

  • Enter the promo code: HOMETOWN for a $15 discount, your total cost for the on-line course will then be $29.95.
  • Please note the on-line course has time limits and requirements, please follow the instructions carefully

Once you complete your Defensive Driver Safety course

  • Your Certificate of Completion is mailed directly to you
  • Make a copy of your certificate and send to your Hometown Personal Account Representative so we can provide to your Insurance company
  • You must provide the certificate within 90 days after course completion
  • The reduction will be retroactive to the date you completed the course


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