Driving Services

NYS Point & Insurance Reduction Course

The NYS Point & Insurance Reduction (Defensive Driving) class is a six-hour classroom course using behavior-modification methodology to encourage the development of habits and behaviors associated with advanced driving skills. It serves to help refresh driving knowledge by reviewing safe driving tips and examining vehicle and traffic laws.


Point Reduction: Upon successful completion of this class, students may have up to four points reduced from their NYS driver's license.

Insurance Reduction: Upon successful completion of this class, students receive a minimum 10% reduction in the base rate of their automobile/motorcycle liability and collision insurance premiums each year for 3 years.

For more information regarding the benefits of the Point Insurance Reduction Program, please visit the NYS DMV website.

Five Hour Pre-Licensing Course

The Pre-licensing Course educates New York State's new drivers by promoting safe, courteous, defensive, and alcohol/drug free driving. The purpose of this class is to help new drivers become aware of their responsibilities and understand the "rules of the road." Upon successful completion of this class, students are eligible for a NYS Road Test.

Private Driving Lessons

HLSJ Driving Academy Ltd offers individual lessons and package deals to best fit everyone's needs. A typical lesson consists of in-car instructions, a review of NYS laws and requirements, proper signaling, turning, acceleration, and stopping techniques, as well as a professional approach to safe driving. Each lesson lasts approximately 60 minutes. Students will also learn all of the requirements to pass a NYS Road Test.

60-minute driving lesson: $53*

To schedule a lesson, please contact us today!

*Additional charges may apply for pick up and drop off.