Be a safer driver with the National Safety Council Defensive Driving Course

    The National Safety Council and have developed a comprehensive online defensive driving course that is approved in many states for ticket dismissal, point reduction and insurance premium reductions. The course is based on the same proven content used in the National Safety Council’s instructor led Defensive Driving Course, which has successfully trained more than 68 million drivers since 1964. The National Safety Council, founded in 1913, is the most trusted and respected safety education provider in the world.

    In Arkansas the course is approved by certain Courts. Please click on your jurisdiction in the dropdown box below for additional information and to purchase the course. Your court may accept the National Safety Council course on an individual basis even if not listed specifically below. Please check with your court to determine if you qualify for ticket dismissal or point reduction and click on the ‘Louisiana Other’ selection.

    Throughout Arkansas you may be eligible for insurance premium reductions upon completion of the defensive driving course—please contact your insurance provider.

    Becoming a safer driver is affordable and convenient with the online training option. The course offers state-of-the art animations, an adaptive curriculum and provides the most engaging interactive experience. The bookmark feature allows students to log in and out of the course as many times as necessary to complete the course.

    Save on Insurance Premiums

    Insurance providers often offer premium reductions on completion of the National Safety Council Defensive Driving Course. Several states and courts mandate that graduates of a defensive driving course receive a discount. Please check your state regulations and insurance provider so that you select the course that meets your individual needs.More
    Traffic Court Programs

    Individual states and courts have different requirements for traffic ticket dismissal and point reduction. It is important to select the right course for your jurisdiction or request that the court approve the NSC defensive driving course in your particular case. Please click on your state for additional information.More
    Employer Requirement

    Companies large and small have partnered with and the NSC to facilitate employee training in defensive driving. provides customized, co-branded portals for over 750 companies including 50% of the Fortune 100 as condition of employment.More
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