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Driver Education

Alive@25 DRV025

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.

AT DCC
5252  10  9 a.m.-1 p.m.  (S)  5/5  DCC  TBA  $50
5253  11  9 a.m.-1 p.m.  (S)  6/2  DCC  TBA  $50
5254  12  9 a.m.-1 p.m.  (S)  7/7  DCC  TBA  $50
5255  13  9 a.m.-1 p.m.  (S)  8/4  DCC  TBA  $50

AT DUTCHESS SOUTH
5256  90  9 a.m.-1 p.m.  (S)  5/19  DS  TBA  $50
5257  91  9 a.m.-1 p.m.  (S)  6/16  DS  TBA  $50
5258  92  9 a.m.-1 p.m.  (S)  7/21  DS  TBA  $50
5259  93  9 a.m.-1 p.m.  (S)  8/18  DS  TBA  $50

New York State "Five-Hour" Pre-Licensing Course DRV001

In order to obtain a driver’s license in New York, NYS DMV requires that all permit holders successfully complete a five-hour program. Read all information before registering: This class is for permit holders only. Pre-registration required. Classes fill quickly, register early. No online registrations accepted 72 hours prior to class desired. Call (845) 431-8910 to see if space is still available. Call (845) 431-8910 to confirm room assignment information 2-3 business days prior to class. Must bring NYS Permit to class. Arrive early to find room and be seated prior to class start. Once class starts, door is closed and late arrivals not admitted regardless of circumstance (this is NYS law and is non-negotiable.) There will be a $25 fee for a replacement certificate.

AT DCC

5260  10  4:00 pm – 9:00 pm  (R)  5/10  DCC  P Odendahl  $41
5261  11  9:30 am – 2:30 pm  (U)  6/10  DCC  P Odendahl  $41
5262  12  4:00 pm – 9:00 pm  (R)  7/12  DCC  P Odendahl  $41
5263  13  9:30 am – 2:30 pm  (U)  8/12  DCC  P Odendahl  $41

AT DUTCHESS SOUTH

5264  90  4:00 pm – 9:00 pm  (T)  5/22  DS  P Odendahl  $41
5265  91  4:00 pm – 9:00 pm  (T)  6/26  DS  P Odendahl  $41
5266  92  4:00 pm – 9:00 pm  (T)  7/24  DS  P Odendahl  $41
5267  93  4:00 pm – 9:00 pm  (T)  8/28  DS  P Odendahl  $41

Defensive Driving DRV201

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 take up to four points off of your record. Pre-registration required. Late arrivals will not be admitted. (6 Hours)

5269  10  6 pm - 9:00 pm  (MW)  5/14-5/16  DCC  M Sheehan  $42
5270  11  6 pm - 9:00 pm  (MW)  7/9-7/11  DCC  M Sheehan  $42
5271  90  9 am - 3:30 pm  (S)  6/16  DS  M Sheehan  $42
5272  91  9 am - 3:30 pm  (S)  8/18  DS  M Sheehan  $42

Traffic Safety and Driver Education DRV102

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/observation) includes the five-hour NYS Pre-Licensing course 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 July 17, 2018. Pre-register prior to orientation. Mandatory attendance for all classes.

Mandatory Orientation: Thursday, July 19, 2018 from 6:30 p.m. – 8 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.

Schedule: Class hours start July 23, 2018 and end August 13, 2018. Course end date may be extended due to cancellations for inclement weather conditions. Road Hours are scheduled in 90-minute blocks of time on Mon.-Fri. from 1-2:30 p.m. or 2:30-4 p.m. per demand. Register early in order to pick your road hours. Road hours include 18 hours of observation and 6 hours of driving.
5273 10 11:30 a.m.-1 pm (MTWRF) 7/23-8/13 DCC C Firehock $525

Motorcycle Training

The Total Control (TC) Training Series is based on the best-selling book “Total Control” written by Lee Parks who personally trained your accomplished TC instructor. Register early as spots remain limited to ensure personal attention. Riders for any of the below courses must have their own motorcycle and full riding gear. For full details and to register, go to www.KickStartMTS.com.

Total Control - Advanced Riding Clinics (TC-ARC) DRV302

Take your riding to the next level. Learn the seven keys to cornering: traction management, throttle control, mental state, vision, line selection, body position and suspension setup. Must have a motorcycle endorsement, a minimum year of riding or about 2,500 miles behind you. Classes are rain or shine. (10 Hours)

TC LEVEL 1  8 am- 6 pm  (S)  5/26  DCC  C Firehock  $375
TC LEVEL 2*  8 am- 6 pm  (U)  5/27  DCC  C Firehock  $375
*must complete level 1 before taking Level 2