Nova Driving School is proud to be among the handful of providers authorized to teach the National Safety Council’s acclaimed Defensive Driving Courses (DDC). We are a National Safety Council certified training center with the ability to offer: Alive at 25, Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving, DDC4, DDC6, and DDC8.

Corporations that offer their employees any of the defensive courses available stand to gain more at the end of the day since they are likely to:

Create a culture of safety.
Lower workers’ compensation insurance cost.
Decrease insurance premiums on company vehicles.
Reduce liability exposure.


  • 4 Hours in-class instruction.
  • Video sessions and class discussion.
  • Ideal for young drivers with traffic violations and license suspensions.
  • Why drivers ages 15 to 24 often underestimate risks.
  • The effects of inexperience, peer pressure and distractions such as cell phones, text messaging, MP3 players and GPS units.
  • Communication skills for assertiveness and being a young leader.
  • Responsibility of passengers.
  • Fun and interactive.
  • State and local driving laws.
  • 4 hours of in class instruction.
  • How to reduce collision risk with defensive driving strategies.
  • The stages, causes and prevention of collisions.
  • How driving distractions such as talking and texting affect driving ability.
  • The definition of impairment and its related dangers.
  • The impact of physical, weather, road and traffic conditions.
  • How to identify and minimize aggressive driving activities.
  • The four fatal driving behaviors.
  • 8/6 hours of in class instruction.
  • Practical knowledge and techniques to recognize potential hazards and avoid collisions and violations.
  • Why choosing safe, responsible and lawful driving behaviors and habits makes personal and financial sense
  • How to get employees to view safety on a personal level
  • How drugs and alcohol to physical and emotional conditions affects driving
  • The importance of vehicle safety inspections, covering car anatomy and maintenance musts
  • How the right attitude can help prevent collisions and poor decision-making.
  • How to drive defensively in unpredictable conditions
  • Video Sessions and class discussions.
  • Local Driving, Road Conditions, Company Policy.
  • Activities, Case Studies, Video Presentations.
  • 6/8 hours of in class instruction.
  • Reducing collission risk by understanding and identifying poor driving behaviors and attitudes
  • The stages, causes, and prevention of collisions.
  • Impairment and its related dangers
  • Acknowledge problems and costs that result from current driving behaviors
  • Formulating a plan to rehabilitate bad driving attitudes
  • Identify techniques for handling situations that lead to unsafe driving decisions
  • Certification included
  • Four (4) hours of in-classroom instruction
  • For drivers who received an IL license suspension while under 21, and are required to take a "Graduate to Safety" 4-hour course.
  • Licensed and professional instructors
  • Certificate of Completion is sent to the Secretary of State following the class (students must bring a state ID to the class)
  • Custom time available with 3+ students, or privately for additional fee

If you or your company would like to learn more about offering Defensive Driving Courses at your workplace, please fill out the short form below to learn how Nova Driving School can help.

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