Safety and Health Council of North Carolina

A non-profit association preventing injury through
safety education and training since 1960!

Defensive Driving Courses




What do I need to bring to class?

Driver’s license or photo ID, Payment (credit card, debit card, or money order) - If you are attending the Alive at 25 Class or the Young Adult 8-Hour class, you will also need to bring your traffic citation


How much does the course cost?

 If it is a 4 hour class the cost is $75.00, 8 hour class the fee is $100.00, and safeTEEN Behind-the-Wheel is $95- Payment is made the day of the class upon arrival except for safeTEEN, which must be pre-paid!

To whom do I make my Money Order or Cashier’s Check payable to?

Safety and Health Council of NC

Where is the class located?

Safety and Health Council of NC
3739 National Drive, Cumberland Building, Suite 125
Raleigh, NC 27612

Do I complete the class at one time?

Yes, all classes must be completed in one four hour or one eight hour time period.

Will taking the class prevent points on my license and an insurance increase?

As a general rule, the class will be beneficial to you in point reduction and insurance rates.  However, the decisions on points and insurance are up to the court and your insurance company.

Does the class include any “behind the wheel” instruction?

We offer the safeTEEN Driving Academy Program for behind the wheel training.

Do I have to pass a test at the end of class?

Our courses are built upon the active involvement in the class by each and every student.  Provided all students participate, there are no passing or failing grades associated with our courses.

When do I receive my Certificate?

After successfully completing the class, you will receive your certificate from the instructor.

Can I take the class on-line?

No, On-line courses will not be accepted.