Defensive Driver Training

Course Highlights

  • Six Hour One Day Course
  • May Be Used For Insurance Reduction Purposes
  • Up to 7 Points May Be Erased With $95 Course
  • Classes Conducted On Saturdays in Powder Springs
  • DDS Information Link 


Defensive Driver Courses are also known as the Driver Improvement Course is a six hour class that covers a myriad of topics such as rules of the road, teen driving and environmental factors when driving.  Defensive Driver Courses can provide a student with several benefits.   Some benefits of a Defensive Driver Course include:

Court Use for Traffic Law Violations

Point Reduction off Driving Record

Insurance Rate Reduction

Personal and Professional Improvement

The state of Georgia sets the $95 price for course participation.

Classes may be conducted in one day or over a two day period.   The Wiser Driver provides a free Insurance Reduction Only Defensive Driver Course for all driving students with package purchases over 4 hours.   Parents are encouraged to attend with their student if possible.

According to the National Safety Council (NSC):

    • Control liability costs associated with work-related vehicle crashes
    • Reduce insurance premiums and fleet repair bills
    • Reduce motor vehicle incident rates
    • Decrease workers’ compensation claims
    • Improve productivity by keeping employees safe, on and off the job
    • Protect your brand by improving public perception of your driving practices

Georgia State Law requires insurance agents to provide an insurance rate reduction of up to 15% for successfully completing a DDS Certified Defensive Driver Course   The requirement to obtain this savings are covered in the link below:

GA Law Insurance Rate Deduction 

Another thing to consider when determining if you will benefit from a $95 Defensive Driver Course is to check your driving record online and determine if you have points on your license.   Georgia allows successfully passed Defensive Driver attendees to remove up to 7 points off your driving record every five years.

Additional Helpful Defensive Links:

DDS Driving Improvement Page 

Point Reduction Information



Phone Answered Until 9pm
770-568-5060, 404-579-1938, or 404-641-2227
Operating Hours
Mon-Fri: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Sat-Sun: by appointment