FAQs

  1. What's the online Defensive Driving course?
  2. How much does the course cost?
  3. How many points will be removed from my record for taking a Defensive Driving Course?
  4. How often can I take a Defensive Driving Course for point reduction?
  5. Will I get an insurance discount for taking a New Jersey Defensive Driving Course Course?
  6. Does this course fulfill the requirements of a court-ordered Defensive Driving course?
  7. Are there any age restrictions on who can take a Defensive Driving Course?
  8. Is your Defensive Driving Course difficult to complete?
  9. How long does it take to complete a New Jersey Defensive Driving Course Course?
  10. I'm already a student. How do I get back into the Internet course?
  11. Will I be tested on the material?
  12. How does the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJ MVC) know I completed your course?
  13. Do you mail a Certificate of Completion to me?
  14. Does the course cost anything?
  15. How do I pay for the Defensive Driving Course?
  16. Is my personal information safe with you?
  17. How do I register for the course?

Below are most of our most frequently asked questions. Click the link above to get the answer. If there is something that is not answered here, please feel free to contact us.

Q. What's the Online Defensive Driving course? back to top

A. Educational experts will fuss a lot about using humor to "hold attention" and "facilitate information retention." But, let's face it, you're really on our site because you want to have a GREAT time while you complete your Defensive Driving course. We'll keep you entertained, and the time will fly by as our hilarious course has you laughing while you learn. We know that you could take any old traffic safety course—but you want the one that you can "cruise" through, not one that "drives" you crazy!

Q. How much does the course cost? back to top

A. The cost is only $49 There are no additional costs or surcharges for taking the course. Register today!

Q. How many points will be removed from my record for taking a Defensive Driving Course? back to top

A. The New Jersey MVC will remove two points from your driver record upon successful completion of an MVC-approved Defensive Driving Course.

Q. How often can I take a Defensive Driving Course for point reduction? back to top

A. Motorists may take a Defensive Driving Course once every five years for the two-point reduction on their driving records.

Q. Will I get an insurance discount for taking a New Jersey Defensive Driving Course? back to top

A. In New Jersey, many insurance companies offer discounts when you complete a Defensive Driving Course. Simply present your Certificate of Completion to your insurance company to claim a discount. If you are taking the course for an insurance premium reduction only, you may want to check with your insurance carrier before you register to make sure that they offer this benefit.

Q. Does this course fulfill the requirements of a court-ordered Defensive Driving course? back to top

A. Yes. If you were ordered by a court/judge to complete a Defensive Driving program, our course will fulfill those requirements.

Q. Are there any age restrictions on who can take a Defensive Driving Course? back to top

A. No. Drivers of any age may take the course.

Q. Is your Defensive Driving Course difficult to complete? back to top

A. We promise you'll love the ease and simplicity of our Defensive Driving Courses. We employ helpful, knowledgeable, fun-loving instructors and equip them with entertaining videos and professionally designed classroom materials. Our easy-to-read Internet course is entertaining, informative, and loaded with colorful graphics, videos, and cartoons. And classroom or Internet, we fill the course with hilarious traffic jokes to make the experience more enjoyable. We want you to laugh while you learn!

Q. How long does it take to complete a New Jersey Defensive Driving Course Course? back to top

A. A New Jersey Defensive Driving Course Course is required to last at least 6 hours. If you take the course online, however, you are free to take as long as you need. The computer tracks your completed chapters as you proceed through the course. If you log out and then sign back in, you'll be taken to our "Student Center" page. There you'll be able to continue with the course where you left off, and you'll have access to completed chapters for review.

Q. I'm already a student. How do I get back into the Internet course? back to top

A. You may re-enter the Internet course here as many times as necessary to complete the program. If you are having problems accessing the course, you may contact us for technical support by calling 800-356-9705 or email support@newjerseyonlinetrafficschool.com.

Q. Will I be tested on the material? back to top

A. Both courses require students to pass a 50-question multiple choice exam with 80% correct answers. If you should happen to fail the final exam, you can take it up to three times without penalty. Internet students are required by the State to restart the course (there is no additional charge). But don't worry--it's not rocket science, and the Internet course even incorporates quizzes at the end of each chapter to help you review! So, sit back and relax. We'll have you back on the road in no time!

Q. How does the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJ MVC) know I completed your course? back to top

A. New Jersey Defensive Driving Course electronically reports your completion to the New Jersey MVC.

Q. Do you mail a Certificate of Completion to me? back to top

A. The certificate of completion is mailed out to you the following business day after you pass. You have the option of ordering an Email, 2-Day or Overnight delivery if you choose. The MVC required roster is faxed the following business day after you pass. If you ever have a question about your Certificate, we’re here to help!

Q. Does the course cost anything? back to top

A. Unfortunately, there is a small cost for traffic school courses. Tuition covers all of the elements of a course, including immediate access to our website (if appropriate) and the regular processing of Your Traffic School Completion Certificate. There are no additional costs or surcharges. New Jersey traffic schools are privately operated businesses. The difference is, our courses are low-cost, convenient, and fun! And we have the friendliest service and support in the industry!

Q. How do I pay for the Defensive Driving Course? back to top

A. You can pay for the course by check or by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express). After you fill out the registration form, you are linked to a secure page where payment is quick and effortless. The site is encrypted, making your online purchase completely safe.

Q. Is my personal information safe with you? back to top

A. Our Internet site and student information is stored and transmitted safely and securely, and none of your payment or personal information will ever be released to any third party (except the State of New Jersey, as requested). We do not give, sell, or provide your email address to anyone (unless state/court requested). As an MVC-approved traffic school provider and a company with a 30-year-old reputation for quality and integrity, it is our job to ensure your information is safe and protected. That's our promise to you and we guarantee it. And that's why over 2 million satisfied customers have taken our courses.

Q. How do I register for the course? back to top

A. It's fast and simple! To register online, just complete all the appropriate fields and you can get started right away!