New Jersey Defensive Driving Course FAQs

How do I register for the New Jersey Defensive Driving Course?

To register, simply visit our registration page and enter the required information. You can also call us anytime and one of our friendly reps will be happy to assist you over the phone.

Can I complete the New Jersey Defensive Driving Course 100% online?

Yes. You can complete the New Jersey Defensive Driving Course online, including the final exam. We will send your completion certificate to the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) when you successfully pass the course.

Is this course approved by the New Jersey MVC?

Yes. You can visit the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission website to confirm that SafeMotorist.com is an approved defensive driving course provider.

How often can I take the New Jersey Defensive Driving course for point reduction?

You can take the course once every five years to reduce two points from your driving record. While these points will not be permanently removed from your record, the Motor Vehicle Commission will not count them toward penalties such as a license suspension.

How often can I take the course for an insurance discount?

You can take the New Jersey defensive driving course once every three years to receive a discount on your auto insurance rate.

How much money will I save with the insurance discount?

You could save up to 10% on your auto insurance by completing the New Jersey Defensive Driving Course. Contact your insurance company to find out the exact amount of your discount. Your provider can also tell you how long it has been since you last completed a defensive driving course. If you have questions, contact us anytime.

Who is eligible to take the Defensive Driving Course for an insurance discount?

If you are an active insurance premium holder in the state of New Jersey and have not taken a defensive driving course within the past three years, you qualify for the insurance discount.

Who is eligible to take the Defensive Driving Course for a point reduction?

To qualify for a point reduction from the New Jersey defensive driving course, you:

  • Must have a valid, non-commercial New Jersey driver license
  • Must have points on your driving record
  • Cannot have completed a point reduction course within the past five years.

If you have any additional questions regarding your eligibility, please contact us.

What is your refund policy?

If you have not yet attempted a test or exam, completed the course, or requested or received a completion certificate, you may be eligible for a refund. If you meet the eligibility requirements, you must submit a refund request via email or post within 30 days of purchase. Visit our refund policy page to learn more.

How long does the course take to complete?

Per New Jersey MVC requirements, the course is timed and takes six hours to complete. You can finish the program in one sitting or break it up into multiple sessions. Our 100% online course allows you to work at your own pace.

How many modules are in the course?

This course features four easy modules that cover defensive driving techniques, safe driving strategies, New Jersey traffic laws and more.

How many questions are on the final exam?

There are 20 multiple-choice questions in the open-book final exam. You are required to score at least 80% to pass, and you have up to three attempts to succeed.

How is my course completion reported?

We will report your completion of the course to the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission. Reports are sent twice a week on Tuesdays and Fridays.

How do I log in to continue my course?

You can log into the course by clicking here and entering your username and password when prompted.

What do I do if I forgot my password?

If you need assistance logging in, you can contact us anytime.

Why was I disqualified from the course?

If you were disqualified, it is most likely because you failed to correctly answer security questions that you answered when you first enrolled in the course. You can reinstate yourself by following the prompts on the screen. If you need assistance, you can contact us 24/7.

Are there any special computer requirements to complete the course?

No. All you need is a computer with internet access. If you can read this site, you can complete the course. You can even work on the course from most smartphones and tablets!

I got kicked offline in the middle of my course. What do I do?

Don't worry! Our course automatically saves all of your progress. Simply log back in and you'll be able to continue right where you left off.