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Florida Driver Improvement Programs

  • Florida Demands the Best; the National Safety Council Delivers


    National Safety Council didn't just create the first driver improvement program in Florida. We were the first national organization to offer driver improvement courses across the United States.


    What can we do for You? 


    NSC Defensive Driving Courses (DDC) are approved by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.


    Basic Driver Improvement Online 


    Florida motorists who receive a ticket for a non-criminal moving violation and do not hold a commercial driver license may elect to attend the four-hour Basic Driver Improvement program to avoid points being added to their driving record.

    Motorists also may be required to attend a BDI course to fulfill a Traffic Collision Avoidance Course requirement in order to retain their driver license if they:

    • Were the driver in a crash and were found at fault AND someone was transported to the hospital OR
    • Had two crashes in a two-year period that resulted in property damage greater than $50

    In some cases, motorists may choose to attend a BDI course to receive insurance discounts. This discount is solely at the discretion of the insurance carrier.


    Register now! 


    With National Safety Council Florida DDC Online you can receive BDI training at your convenience on your personal computer and print your completion certificate right after you graduate. Using state-of-the-art animation, graphics and sound narration, our online course offers a more engaging, interactive learning experience than any other online driver improvement course.

    Take a free demo and experience it for yourself.


    Why choose NSC?


    • NSC Defensive Driving Courses are highly effective interactive courses that feature activities, case studies, discussions and video presentations; you won’t be bored in our courses
    • NSC Defensive Driving Courses are trusted by more traffic safety courts, motor vehicle departments, municipalities, businesses, government agencies and driving schools nationwide for consistent quality and content; you will be in good company
    • NSC Defensive Driving Courses are designed and written with the assistance of a select group of devoted highway traffic safety trainers and related specialists who volunteer their time and talents to the research, development, and updates of the DDC; you will know you are getting the best

Florida Traffic School

Please be advised that NSC classroom courses are no longer accepted by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. Please click the link below to register for the Online BDI course.​

Contact Information

For more information about the Florida Defensive Driving Course, please contact the program staff at (800) 237-0676 or e-mail

For more information, visit the Florida Department of Motor Vehicles website.

  • Register now for the online BDI program


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