As of 2012, New York State was ranked as having the 8th highest insurance premiums in the country (based on percentage of annual household incomes). Factors like area accident rates and location can affect even the perfect driver's premium. All you have to do is take the defensive driving course and present the certificate of completion to your insurance company. No quote or insurance change required.
New York DMV allows motorists to take a defensive driving course for not only traffic point reduction, but also a 10% car insurance discount. This rate decrease is mandatory and will last you 3 years. All you have to do is take the defensive driving course and present the certificate of completion to your insurance company. No quote or insurance change required.
The American Safety Council (ASC) launched the first DMV approved online defensive driving course. Online delivery allows the course to be taken without time, cost or travel limitations. What's even better, New Yorkers can take this course once every 3 years to maintain a discount in their car insurance premium.
The American Safety Council's New York Internet Point and Insurance Reduction Course (IPIRP) includes the same material and time requirement as the live classroom course. However, you can take this course in sections, at any time of day and complete at your own pace. No classroom required.
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