This Driver Improvement Program is sponsored by the Bucks County Bar Association and is a National Safety Council developed, certified and approved course which provides a series of driver training classes, used internationally to train drivers in preventing motor vehicle collisions. The object is implemented through the Defensive Driving Course.

The Bucks County Bar Association is proud to be the only bar in Pennsylvania that offers this course. Training involves: a video matched to each session’s topic; case studies and written exercises; interactive class discussions and exercises; specific techniques to avoid all types of traffic collisions despite the actions of other drivers.

COURSE LOCATION:
BUCKS COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION
135 E STATE STREET
DOYLESTOWN PA 18901

COURSE TIME:
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM (On pre-scheduled Saturdays, only)

COURSE DATES:
You can REGISTER ONLINE if you pay by Credit Card. (Check the calendar for upcoming Saturdays, and click on the desired event to register.  Complete registration as a non-member.)
To register and pay by cash or money order, contact the Traffic School (215-348-9413 x110)

 AGENDA

What is Defensive Driving?
Definition of defensive driving
Preventable collisions
DDC collision-prevention formula

Personal Choices:  Drugs & Driving
Effects of drugs and alcohol on the driver
State and local DWI/DUI laws
Defenses against impaired drivers

You – The Driver
Physical and mental conditions that effect driving

Defensive Driving Strategies
Avoiding collisions
Following distance

The Conditions of Driving
Lighting, Road, Traffic mix, Urban vs. Rural Issues, Vehicle, Weather

Occupant Protection
Airbags
Child safety
Seatbelts

Note: There will be a break for lunch during the day.  Please bring your own, or visit one of the local restaurants during this time, many are within walking distance.

COURSE FEES AND MATERIALS (as of 01/01/17)
Total Cost: $75.00 (Cash, Credit Cards or Money Orders ONLY. Personal checks will not be accepted). Payment MUST be made PRIOR to the day of the course. You can make a payment by calling or visiting our office. You will need to bring a pen or pencil with you, all other materials are provided.

VIOLATIONS
If you were sent by the court system as part of your probation, please be advised that failure to attend class may result in points being assessed on your license, fines imposed and possible increase in insurance rates. Payment must be made prior to the actual course date.

TO SCHEDULE CLASS
After you have contacted the Traffic School (215-348-9413 x110), you will be assigned a specific date. There is a limited number of students per class, therefore only under extreme circumstances may an assigned class date be rescheduled. Please be advised this is a six hour class held on Saturdays. You MUST attend the class in order to obtain your Certificate of Completion.