Aggressive drivers - unfortunately
they have become an accepted part of driving today. While we can't
do much about the behavior of others, we can always drive with control
and can learn how to best react when faced with an aggressive driver.
Have you considered taking a course in defensive driving? Defensive
driving courses can teach you collision prevention techniques, general
defensive driving skills and tips on avoiding road rage. By learning
these skills, we can protect ourselves and others in our car while
making the road safer for everyone.
The benefits of taking a defensive driving course are hard to
So it's back to school. Even if you don't get an insurance discount
for taking a defensive driving class, take one to protect yourself
and your family. Help make the roads a little bit safer for everyone.
- It could save your life - According to the National Safety
Council, an estimated 77% of accidents are due to driver error.
Brushing up on your defensive driving skills will provide you
with the techniques needed to avoid an accident and serve as an
important reminder to drive defensively at all times.
- Some states permit defensive driver/driver improvement school
attendance in lieu of conviction/points for certain violations.
Point reductions can have a dramatic impact on insurance rates.
- Your insurer may lower your insurance rates just for taking
the class. Discounts are currently offered in 34 states. Amounts
of discounts typically vary between 2-10%. Discounts are most
commonly available for mature drivers (50/55 or older) although
many insurers offer discounts to all drivers and some even offer
discounts for teen driver safety courses.