Defensive Driving Course Dates

New York State Approved 6-Hour Defensive Driving/Point Reduction Courses

No on-campus Defensive Driving classes are scheduled for the 2023-2024 academic year.  Try the online or off-campus options listed below.  


Online versions of the course are available any time from the New York Safety CouncilI Drive SafelyImprov Traffic School, or the New York Safety Program for as little a $24.95.  Click on the highlighted link to choose your course.

If you decide to complete the online version of the course, make sure to use the same computer and same phone from the same location each time you log on.


Off-campus classes may be offered by RiMS Driving School at various nearby locations.  Reservation are required.  Walk-ins admitted as space allows. Contact RiMS Driving School for full details and scheduling information.

This is a New York State Approved – 6 hour point reduction class- You must have a current drivers license to take the course.


Options are published on this page as a convenience to the Bard College community, and are not intended as advertisements.  A listing on this page in no way implies endorsement or preference of any company or service.  The services listed are not operated by Bard College or Bard Transportation Services.  Questions or concerns should be addressed directly by contacting the individual provider.  Bard Transportation Services retains sole discretion in placement or removal of listings.

Inclement Weather: In the event of inclement weather (ice and snow), updates will be posted to our home page, and to, the Campus Emergency Notification System.


All schedules have been provided by Bard Transportation Services. For more information call 845-758-7625, or email [email protected].