The Pre-licensing Course is a program designed to educate New York State’s new drivers by promoting safe, courteous, defensive, and alcohol/drug-free driving.
The course goals are as follows:
To reduce injuries, crashes, traffic violations and property damage.
To help students become responsible drivers.
To learn about the dangers of fatigue, alcohol, drugs and other driving-impairing substances.
To develop a positive attitude towards safe and defensive driving.
To encourage and promote safety belt and child safety seat use.
To learn how to fit safely into the transportation system with other highway users.
To familiarize students with the “rules of the road”.