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Financial Responsibility > Demerit Points > Driver Improvement Courses

Driver Improvement Program (Safe Driver Course): In accordance with Saf-C 212.06, for any person that has accumulated at least three (3) demerit points, proof of the successful completion of this program shall, only for the purposes of suspension, reduce three (3) points from the most recent point assessment total. As indicated, the point total may be reduced, but the points will still remain/appear on the driver record report.

Please Note - Completion of this course may be ordered by the justice of a superior, district, county or circuit court or following an administrative hearing held by the Bureau of Hearings concerning/related to an individual's driving record.

Driver Attitude Program: In accordance with Saf-C 212.20, proof of the successful completion of this program shall be required before restoring the license/operating privilege of a person who has:

  1. Been ordered by a justice of the district court to complete the program; or
  2. Been ordered, after an administrative hearing by the Bureau of Hearings concerning his/her driving record; or
  3. Had his/her license revoked as a result of having been certified a Habitual Offender by the Department of Safety, Bureau of Hearings, pursuant to New Hampshire RSA 262:18-26.

Approved Driver Improvement Courses

There are many driver improvement programs offered throughout the State. However, the schools listed below are the only schools which are authorized by the State of New Hampshire and may be considered by the Bureau of Hearings in the Demerit Point hearing process (please note that all classes must be taken in New Hampshire, and online courses are not acceptable):

School Location(s) Program Telephone
1st Driver Improvement Concord Driver Improvement
Driver Attitude
(603) 545-8264
AAA (American Automobile Association, Northeast) Salem Driver Improvement (603) 898-9953
AAA (American Automobile Association, Northern New England) Statewide Driver Improvement
Driver Attitude
(800) 647-4651
AARP Driver Safety Program Statewide Driver Improvement (888) 227-7669
Accredited Defensive Driver Training of NH
(National Safety Council)
Statewide Driver Improvement
Driver Attitude
(800) 834-6472
Benson's Driving School Hooksett, Stratham, Barrington, Dover, Fremont, Hampstead Driver Improvement
Driver Attitude
(603) 895-3181
Chico's Driving Center Manchester Driver Improvement
Driver Attitude
(603) 624-8268
Commercial Driving School Concord Driver Improvement (603) 715-2559
Concord Community Education Concord Driver Improvement (603) 225-0804
D&S Driving School Tilton

Driver Improvement

Driver Attitude

(603) 832-3243
Derry Auto School Derry Driver Improvement (603) 432-3583
Drive Ability at Exeter Healthcare Exeter Driver Improvement (603) 580-7927
Emerson Driving School Gorham Driver Improvement
Driver Attitude
Hampshire Driving School Nashua Driver Improvement (603) 882-7443
NH Traffic Safety Institute Statewide Driver Improvement
Driver Attitude
(800) 332-3748
Responsible Driving LLC Twin Mountain Driver Improvement (603) 846-5033

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