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.


5054   10   9 a.m.-1 p.m.   (S)   1/6   DCC   TBA   $50
5055   11   9 a.m.-1 p.m.   (S)   2/3   DCC   TBA   $50
5056   12   9 a.m.-1 p.m.   (S)   3/3   DCC   TBA   $50
5057   13   9 a.m.-1 p.m.   (S)   4/7   DCC   TBA   $50


5832   90   9 a.m.-1 p.m.   (S)   1/20   DS   TBA   $50
5833   91   9 a.m.-1 p.m.   (S)   2/24   DS   TBA   $50
5834   92   9 a.m.-1 p.m.   (S)   3/24   DS   TBA   $50
5835   93   9 a.m.-1 p.m.   (S)   4/21   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.


5058   10   4 pm – 9 pm   (R)   1/11   DCC   P Odendahl   $41
6133   11   4 pm – 9 pm   (R)   2/8    DCC    P Odendahl   $41
5060   12   4 pm – 9 pm   (R)   3/8    DCC   P Odendahl   $41
5061   13   4 pm – 9 pm   (R)   4/12  DCC   P Odendahl   $41


5062   90   4 pm – 9 pm   (T)   1/23   DS   P Odendahl  $41
5063   91   4 pm – 9 pm   (T)   2/27   DS   P Odendahl  $41
5064   92   4 pm – 9 pm   (T)   3/27   DS   P Odendahl  $41
5065   93   4 pm – 9 pm   (T)   4/24   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)


5067   10   6 pm - 9 pm   (MW)   1/8-1/10   DCC   M Sheehan   $42
5068   11   6 pm - 9 pm   (MW)   3/19-3/21 DCC   M Sheehan   $42


5069   90   9 am - 3:30 pm   (S)   2/24   DS   M Sheehan   $42
5070   91   9 am - 3:30 pm   (S)   4/7   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 January 24, 2018. Pre-register prior to orientation. Mandatory attendance for all classes.

Mandatory Orientation: Friday, January 26, 2018 from 7 p.m. – 8:30 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 January 31, 2018 and end May 25, 2018. Lecture every Wednesday from 5:30 - 7 pm. Course end date may be extended due to cancellations for inclement weather conditions. Road Hours are scheduled in 90-minute blocks of time on Wednesday from 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m. or Saturday mornings per demand. Register early in order to pick your road hours. Road hours include 18 hours of observation and six hours of driving.

5066   10   5:30 p.m.-7 pm   (W)   1/31-5/25   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  (U)   4/8   DCC   C Firehock   $375
TC LEVEL 1   8 am- 6 pm  (U) 4/29   DCC   C Firehock   $375

For full details and to register, go to www.KickStartMTS.com.