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5 Hour Pre-licensing Class

The pre-licensing class is a mandatory five-hour course that all learner’s permit holders, aged 18 and older, must take before getting their driver’s license in New York. This class covers the basics of safe driving, including the rules of the road, defensive driving techniques, and how to operate a vehicle.

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What is the 5 hour class?
It is a DMV-approved, standardized course that provides knowledge you will need as a new driver. The course covers many important topics, including:

  • Driving within the highway transportation system
  • Driver habits and skills
  • Feelings, attitudes and risk taking
  • Alcohol, other drugs and driving

You can read the student’s manual, Pre-licensing Course Student’s Manual (PDF) (MV-277.1), to help you reinforce the important information contained in the Pre-Licensing Course.

When you successfully complete the course, you will be given a Pre-licensing Course Certificate (MV-278). If you complete a high school or college driver education course, you will receive a Student Certificate of Completion (MV-285), and you do not need a Pre-licensing Course Certificate. You must have one of these certificates to schedule your road test. You must bring the original certificate to your road test to turn in to the license examiner.
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