Driver Education

DRV001 NEW YORK STATE “FIVE-HOUR” PRE-LICENSING COURSE

In order to obtain a driver’s license in New York, NYS DMV requires that all permit holders successfully complete a five-hour program. Requirements: Pre-registration required, recommended to register early, day of class walk-ins may be refused. Must bring NYS Permit. Please arrive 15 minutes early for processing—late arrivals will not be admitted. There will be an additional $25 fee for a replacement certificate. (5 Hours)

DCC Main
5146   10   9:30 am – 3:00 pm (S)   9/12   DCC   C Firehock   $41
5147   11   3:30 pm – 9:00 pm (R)   10/15   DCC   C Firehock   $41
5148   12   9:30 am – 3:00 pm (S)   11/14   DCC   C Firehock   $41
5149   13   3:30 pm – 9:00 pm (R)   12/3   DCC   C Firehock   $41

Dutchess South
5150   90   3:30 pm – 9:00 pm (T)   9/22   DS   C Firehock   $41
5151   91   9:30 am – 3:00 pm (S)   10/24   DS   C Firehock   $41
5152   92   3:30 pm – 9:00 pm (T)   11/24   DS   C Firehock   $41
5153   93   3:30 pm – 9:00 pm (T)   12/5   DS   C Firehock  $41

DRV025 ALIVE@25

This four-hour course is specifically designed to get younger motorists aged 16-24 to take responsibility for their driving behaviors. This program already has been adopted by many states and courts as a response to younger drivers receiving tickets for speeding, cell phone, texting and other moving violations. Call 431-8910 to register.

5142   10   9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (S)   9/12   DCC   TBA   $50
5143   11   9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (S)   10/3   DCC   TBA   $50
5144   12   9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (S)   11/7   DCC   TBA  $50
5145   13   9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (S)   12/5   DCC   TBA   $50

DRV102 TRAFFIC SAFETY AND DRIVER EDUCATION

This course is beneficial to all ages and by far, the most cost effective way to learn proper driving techniques, laws and responsibilities applicable to New York state. Successful completion of this 48-hour course (24 classroom/ 24 on-road driving instruction) includes the five-hour NYS Pre-Licensing course (listed above), earned certificate required to schedule a road test and earn a senior license by age 17, possible high school credit (check with district) and an approximate 10-15% premium insurance reduction. Requirements: 16 years old and a NYS Permit or License by Sept 16, 2015. Pre-register prior to Orientation. Mandatory attendance for all classes.

Mandatory Orientation: Tues., Sept. 15, 2015 from 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at DCC Main campus. Parents are strongly encouraged to attend with student. Road hours are assigned at orientation in the order registrations were received, so register as soon as you are sure you have the flexibility in your schedule to attend all required hours as outlined below.

Class Hours start Wed., Sept. 16, 2015. End: Jan. 27, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. (Course end date may be extended due to cancellations for inclement weather conditions).

Road Hours are scheduled in 90-minute blocks of time on Wed. from 3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. or Sat. from 9 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Per demand. Register early in order to pick your road hours.

5154   10  5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. (WS)   9/16-1/31   DCC   C Firehock   $495

Plus road hour requirements on either (W, S)

DRV201 DEFENSIVE DRIVING

This NYS-DMV approved six-hour Point and Insurance Reduction class entitles licensed drivers or permit holders to a 10% reduction in their liability, collision and No-Fault insurance. Topics include review of safe driving tips as well as updated vehicle and traffic laws. Completion of this class can reduce up to four points off of your record. Pre-registration required. Late arrivals will not be admitted. (6 Hours)

DCC Main
5155   10   6:00 pm- 9:00 pm (MW)   10/19-10/21   DCC   M Sheehan   $42
5156   11   6:00 pm- 9:00 pm (MW)   12/7-12/9   DCC   M Sheehan   $42

Dutchess South
5157   90   9:00 am- 3:30 pm (S)   9/12   DS   M Sheehan   $42
5158   91   9:00 am- 3:30 pm (S)   11/7   DS   M Sheehan   $42