Defensive Driving Classes 

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Nathan's Driving School, Inc is licensed and approved by the Georgia Department of Driver Services.
(Chamblee/Brookhaven License Number 0801 and Roswell/Alpharetta License Number 0844) to teach defensive driving courses. These courses help with Point Reduction, Reinstatements, Court Issues and can also be used to reduce insurance premiums .

Nathan's Driving School offers both the National Safety Council's Defensive Driving Classes, which is recognized and accepted in Georgia and several states nationally and the Driver Educators Association of Georgia Driving program . If needed for out of state, please verify with the specific courts before registering on what is accepted and verify with us.  

Registration is completed online. You must complete the registration entirely (contract and payment) before you are considered registered for the class. You will receive a confirmation for both the registration and payment.  If you have any questions or need assistance with registering, please call the office at 770-454-9100 or email our office at front.desk@nathansdrivingschool.net and put defensive driving in the subject line. 

See dates below and click the registration button for the registration form.  Please note there are four different options available for course intent and if you need to show your certificate to any court for point reduction, court orders or reinstatement you must choose the correct option. This is a state regulated fee. 

  • Court Ordered/Points/Reinstatement/Traffic Violations/Insurance  $95

       

DATE & TIMES FOR UPCOMING DEFENSIVE DRIVING CLASSES

 We only are holding these classes at our Chamblee/Brookhaven Location or  OFFERING DDC REMOTELY VIRTUAL LIVE VIA ZOOM.

Chamblee/Brookhaven  In Person

  • June 9th and 10th Wednesday and Thursday from 6pm-9pm (two nights)

  • July 3rd Saturday from 9am-4pm

  • July 7th-8th Wednesday and Thursday from 6pm-9pm (two nights)

  • July 17th Saturday from 9am-4pm

  • July31st Saturday from 9am-4pm

  Virtual REMOTE LEARNING LIVE Via Zoom

  • June 23rd-24th Wednesday and Thursday from 6pm-9pm (two nights) (REMOTE VIA ZOOM)

  • July 21st-22nd Wednesday and Thursday from 6pm-9pm (two nights) (REMOTE VIA ZOOM)

Three people must be registered to hold the class. If we have to cancel, you will have the option to transfer for free or for a refund at that point. If you no show the day of class we do not offer refunds.

WHY TAKE DEFENSIVE DRIVING?

More than 41,000 people lose their lives in motor vehicle crashes each year and over 2 million more suffer disabling injuries, according to the National Safety Council. The triple threat of high speeds, impaired or careless driving and not using occupant restraints threatens every driver - regardless of how careful or how skilled. 
 

Driving Defensively means not only taking responsibility for yourself and your actions but also keeping an eye on

-----"the other guy"-----

 

The National Safety Council suggests the following guidelines to help reduce your risks on the road: 
 

  •  Don't start the engine without securing each passenger in the car, including children and pets. 

  •  Safety belts saves thousands of lives each year. 

  •  Lock all doors. 

  • Remember that driving too fast or too slow can increase the likelihood of collisions. 

  •  Don't kid yourself. If you plan to drink, designate a driver who won't drink. 

  •  Alcohol is a factor in almost half of all fatal motor vehicle crashes. 

  •  Be alert! If you notice that a car is straddling the center line, weaving, making wide turns, stopping abruptly or responding slowly to traffic signals, the driver may be impaired. 

  •  Avoid an impaired driver by turning right at the nearest corner or exiting at the nearest exit. 

  •  If it appears that an oncoming vehicle is crossing into your lane, pull over to the roadside, sound the horn and flash the lights. 

  •  Pull over and notify the police immediately after seeing a motorist who is driving suspiciously. 

  • Follow the rules of the road. Don't contest the "right of way" or try to race another car during a merge. 

  •  Be respectful of other motorists. 

  •  While driving, be cautious, aware and responsible.

  • DO NOT DRIVE DISTRACTED