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NYS DMV Approved 5 Hour Pre-Licensing Course

From the Left: Jeff French - Chairman of Sean's Run;
Mark French - Sean's Dad;
Philip Abitabile - Owner Taconic Driving School

5-Hour Pre-Licensing Course (MV-278) Upon successful completion of this five hour course, each student will receive an MV-278 which is required before scheduling and taking the road test. You must provide the certificate number when you schedule your road test.

The pre-licensing class content is strictly regulated by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles and covers the following driving fundamentals:

  • The DMV point system
  • The highway transportation system
  • The laws of physics as they relate to driving and the effects of restraining devices
  • Defensive driving techniques
  • What to do in case of a collision
  • The effects of driver attitude, emotions, and skills
  • Alcohol and drugs, and their effects on driving

The pre-licensing class is generally taught EVERY Saturday Morning at 8 am. The schedule is available here.

Students must bring their VALID NYS Driver's Permit to class!
Class size is limited so be sure to arrive early!
The Course Fee is $60.00 ($55.00 with internet coupon).
CASH or LOCAL Checks ONLY Please!

Download the NYS DMV Drivers Manual Print your Internet Coupon!