Defensive Driving Courses

The Best Offense is Good Defensive Driving

The numbers are staggering.

Every day, almost 120 people die in motor vehicle accidents and approximately 2.3 million people are seriously injured every year.

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death in young adults between the ages of 16 and 24.

The costs in terms of motor vehicle damage, medical expenses, wage loss and insurance administration add up to almost $100 billion a year. And that doesn't begin to measure the pain, suffering, grief and loss.

According to the National Safety Council, 90% of all motor vehicle crashes are attributable, at least in part, to driver behaviors.

You can avoid becoming a statistic by enrolling in our Defensive Driving Course, which was originally developed as part of the National Safety Council's campaign to reduce deaths, injuries and economic loss due to traffic accidents.

The Chesapeake Region Safety Council offers classes for both groups and individuals at convenient times, including daytime, night, evening, weekend and Saturday.

Courses are completed with one six-hour session and all graduates receive certificates of completion. Besides increasing your chances of remaining safe when you drive, some insurance companies grant a reduction in premiums to customers who complete this course.

For course times and locations, please click below.


Alive @ 25 Defensive Driving Course

Course Description: 

Alive at 25 is a highly interactive defensive driving course developed by the National Safety Council.  It has been proven to help teens and young adults under the age of 25 take greater responsibility for their driving by focusing on the choices they make while driving, and their behavior, judgment and decision making.  It discusses techniques to cope with peer pressure, passengers, distractions, cell phones and driving hazards.  This class is used in many states by schools for parking permits, insurance companies for driver discounts, courts for first infractions and employers to address their younger employees’ decisions and habits behind the wheel.

More than 6500 teens that attended Alive at 25 had their driving records, citations, crashes and DUI arrests evaluated before and after taking the class by the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute in North Dakota. The outcomes on the present evaluation found significant and worthwhile before and after effects which can be attributed to the program.  In addition, the study stated that “when compared to driving behavior in the year before taking the class, there is a significant reduction in crashes, citations and DUI arrests“.

Some insurance companies will give up to a 15 percent discount upon completion of the class. This course meets Maryland MVA requirements for those that are required to attend a Driver Improvement Course. Attendees must be on time and should bring MVA paperwork with them if assigned by Court to take a DIP course.  Certificates will be mailed upon completion of the course.

Fee includes student workbooks and lunch for attendees at CRSC main office trainings.

Price:  $50.00

Register below directly for our Alive at 25 Course Locations:

(more locations will be added in the near future)