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Virginia 8 Hour Driver Improvement Course

  • 8 Hour Course
  • 4.8 30 Reviews
  • $35.00

This 8-hour state-approved online version of a Driver Improvement Clinic brings a unique, engaging approach to every topic required by the state. Whether you're taking this course to satisfy a court requirement, DMV requirement, to receive safe driving points, or to receive an insurance discount, you will leave the course with a better understanding and appreciate of safe driving practices and skills.

Using a mixture of video, illustrations, and slides, this class gives students all the basic tools they need to be safer drivers and avoid any future tickets, crashes, or traffic-related financial losses. This Driver Improvement Clinic contains the following topics, and much more:

  • Occupant safety practices
  • Techniques to manage emotions on the road
  • Sharing the road
  • Fuel-efficient driving practices
  • Responses to emergency situations
  • How to avoid a crash

Our final exam is administered online, and you are not required to go to a test site to take the exam. You may take it from the comfort of your home, but will need to validate your identity before the exam unlocks by submitting a photo of your driver's license in the course. Open book testing will not be allowed. Students may attempt the final exam no more than 1 time per day.

If you have any comments or concerns about this course, call the Department of Motor Vehicles at 1-877-885-5790.

  • Approved By: Virginia DMV

Instructor Bio

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Rob Robison is the Subject Matter Expert for At Your Pace Online’s Driver Safety courses. He has a Bachelors degree from Master’s College and spent 37 years in the oil industry, traveling throughout the West. He has driven, in his words, “a million miles” on all types of roads, from dirt tracks to L.A. freeways. It was during these years that he developed a true respect for the privilege of driving and came to understand the need and value for safe driving education. Being exposed to highway conditions both on a motorcycle and in autos and other vehicles gave him valuable lessons in traffic safety. Rob holds a teaching certificate from the state of Arizona for Driver Safety, as well as multiple state course presentations for At your Pace Online Driver Safety.

Course Reviews

4.8
30 Reviews