Frequently Asked Questions
New Jersey Defensive Driving
We have made every attempt to answer the most commonly asked questions. Please call or email us if your question is not here.
How many points will be removed from my driver record?
2 points will be removed from your driver record if you complete the course and pass the final exam.
How often can I take this course?
You are only allowed to take this course once every 5 years.
How do I know that the Safe2Drive program is approved through the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission?
Please feel free to visit the New Jersey MVC website to obtain a list of all New Jersey approved providers of this program.
How does New Jersey Defensive Driving School work?
Our course consists of eight lessons and a final exam. The lessons are made up of reading material, videos, animations, and interactive exercises. The final exam consists of multiple-choice questions.
Upon passing the final exam, you can print a copy of your Certificate of Completion. Two copies are included: one for your insurance company, and one for your personal records. If you are taking this course for Point Reduction, we will notify the New Jersey Motor Vehicle of your course completion.
Please allow two to three weeks for the NJ MVC to process your completion, and the two points to be removed from your driving record.
How long does it take?
This is a six-hour course and will take you a minimum of six hours to complete.
Must I finish traffic school in one sitting?
No, the course is self-paced and you can take it at your leisure. We provide an unlimited number of logins. Just use your username and password to login, and you can continue where you last left off.
Can I take the exam online?
Yes, you can take the exam online no matter what county issued you a citation. Our online exam consists of multiple-choice questions and requires about 15-20 minutes to complete.
What happens if I do not pass the exam?
Most people pass the exam the first time. However, you can take the exam as often as necessary without any additional charge.
How will the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission know that I have completed the course?
We notify the NJ Motor Vehicle Commission within 1 business day that you completed our defensive driving program. Please allow them two to three weeks to process your course completion and for the two points to be removed from your driving record.
How soon will I get my certificate?
You can print your certificate from any computer with a printer, after completing the exam.
What is the cost of this course?
Visit our New Jersey Defensive Driving page to see a list of prices.