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Delaware Defensive Driving Course - Basic $14.95

  • Delaware DMV & Delaware Department of Insurance-approved 6-hour course.
  • Provides a 10% car insurance discount for 3 years & a 3-point credit on your Delaware license if you have at least 8 points.
  • Take this course if it's your first time taking a defensive driving course or if it's been more than 5 years since you have taken a course.
  • We notify the Delaware DMV of completion.
  • Free certificate download & audio narration included.
  • Text, audio, and video streaming formats available.
6 hours
80% (unlimited exam retakes for FREE)

Delaware Defensive Driving Course

This Delaware defensive driving course is approved by the Delaware Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and the Delaware Insurance Department to provide a 10% car insurance discount and a 3 point credit on your license. We have designed this 6 hour course to be entertaining and educational. Complete this insurance discount basic course on your schedule and at your own schedule. It's available 24/7 and compatible with any device (computer, tablet, and mobile). With DriveSafeToday's courses, you don't have to worry about spending time in a boring classroom or interrupting your schedule. This course is 100% online.

Benefits of Completing the Delaware Defensive Driving Course

Upon course completion, we'll provide a certificate that you may download and submit to your insurance agent for a 10% discount for 3 years. We'll also notify the DMV for you and if you have at least 8 points they will remove 3 points from your license! Register for this Delaware defensive driving course if it's your first time taking a defensive driving course or if it has been more than 5 years since you have last taken one. This course is also referred to as the 10% Insurance Discount Basic Course.

Delaware DMV Approved Defensive Driving Course

This course is approved by the Delaware DMV and the Delaware Insurance Department. Our certified instructors have developed the course to meet all the requirements of the Delaware DMV. This course will guide you to be a more safe and responsible driver by teaching you new techniques and reinforcing good driving habits. At the end of each chapter, you will be presented with 10 multiple choice questions that are not graded. These questions will prepare you for the final exam that consists of multiple choice and true/false questions. You must score at least 80% on the final exam to pass. Don't worry - you have unlimited final exam retakes at no extra charge so you are guaranteed to pass.

Insurance Discount Course Certificates Processed Immediately

Upon course completion, we'll immediately provide you the certificate of completion for download. We also have expedited delivery options available if you require a printed signed and sealed copy of your certificate. You may submit the certificate to your insurance agent to obtain an insurance discount. We'll also notify the Delaware DMV of your completion. At DriveSafeToday, we aim to make this process simple and affordable for you. If you have any questions or require any help along the way, please reach out to us, we'd love to hear from you!

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Frequently Asked Questions

If it's more more than 5 years since you last took an insurance discount Delaware defensive driving course, then yes, you may take this course to receive a discount. If it's been less than 5 years since you previously took an insurance discount course, you would have to complete the Delaware 3-Year Refresher/Advanced Course that we also provide.

The course is 6 hours as mandated by the Delaware Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). You can log in and out at your convenience - the course will always resume from where you left off. The course is available 24/7 and 100% online, so you may complete it on your own schedule and from any location. This is the most convenient and affordable way to complete a Delaware defensive driving course.

Don't worry about it. We'll notify them for you! We'll also provide you a certificate to download that you may submit to your insurance company for a car insurance discount. Our goal is to make this process simple for you.

Once you pass this Delaware insurance discount course we'll email you a copy of your certificate. You can print it out & hand it to your insurance agent or email them a copy. If your insurance company requires a printed signed and sealed certificate, we have expedited delivery options available.

No, this course is not valid for non-Delaware license holders. Out-of-state license holders who complete this course will not be sent to the Delaware DMV for notification.

The Basic Delaware Defensive Driving Course is for any driver who has never taken the course or who took it more than five years ago. Completion of the course offers a 3-point credit on your driving record and a 10% reduction of your auto insurance rate for three years.

Upon completion of a Delaware defensive driving course, you'll receive a certificate of completion to show that you successfully satisfied the course requirements. This certificate can be presented to both the DMV and your insurance company to receive the 3-point credit and state-mandated 10% insurance rate reduction.

Points can't technically be removed, but you will receive a 3-point credit on your driving record once you've completed a defensive driving course. This credit can be applied to any future points you may receive and are valid for three years.

You can find out how many points you have on your Delaware driver's license by obtaining a copy of your Delaware driving record. This can normally be done online, through the mail, or in-person at your local DMV office. If you have received 8 points on your driving record for a traffic offense or moving violation, the Division of Motor Vehicles will send you an advisory letter. Once you've reached 12 points, you must either take a defensive driving course or have your license suspended for two months. Any points after that (if received within a 24 month period) will result in the suspension of your license for a number of months.

Points are not taken off in Delaware, but completion of a defensive driving course will apply a 3-point credit to your driving record. This helps against any future points you may receive.

Points do expire, but very slowly. After 12 months from the date of conviction, points will be credited at one-half value. For example, if you have 8 points on your license, these points will reduce to 4 points after 12-months.

The course takes a minimum of 6-hours to complete, as required by the Delaware Department of Insurance Regulation 607. A significant advantage to the online course, however, is the ability to complete the material from anywhere and on your own schedule. DriveSafeToday's course is available 24/7!

You can complete a defensive driving course online or in-person in the state of Delaware. The course however must be approved by the DE DMV & Delaware Department of Insurance for you to be eligible for point credit and the insurance discount.

You can take the basic defensive driving course once every five years in Delaware to receive point credit and the insurance discount. You can also take a refresher defensive driving course once every three years to further credit points and reduce insurance rates.

DriveSafeToday's basic defensive driving course costs only $14.95. Our DE DMV & Delaware Department of Insurance-approved 6-hour course is available in text, audio, and video streaming formats and can be taken entirely online. Completion of the course provides a 10% car insurance discount for 3 years & a 3-point credit if you have at least 8 points on your DE license.

No, any driver with a valid non-commercial Delaware driver's license may complete a defensive driving course in DE.

Yes, once you've completed the course material, you must complete a driving exam. This test demonstrates that you comprehend the course material. You need a score of 80% or higher to successfully pass the course. With DriveSafeToday's course, you can retake the exam as many times as needed for free!

You are eligible to take the basic course if it's your first time taking a defensive driving course or if it's been more than 5 years since you last took a defensive driving course.

By law, insurance agencies are required to offer a 10% discount for three years if you've successfully completed a DE DMV & Delaware Department of Insurance-approved defensive driving course. Present your certificate of completion of the course at your insurance company to receive your discount.

If you've completed a basic defensive driving course in Delaware, you're eligible to take a 3-year refresher course. With this course, you can increase your insurance rate discount from 10% to 15%.

Your certificate of completion will be available immediately for download after you complete the course.

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