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Defensive Driving Courses 

Blue Ridge Community College offers the following Defensive Driving Courses on the Henderson County Campus:

Alive at 25

Alive at 25 (four-hour): 

This course shows young drivers ages 16 – 24 how to take greater responsibility for their driving behavior.

Offered two Saturdays a month; 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 1 to 5 p.m.
Offered two Tuesdays a month; 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $75




DDC 4 (four-hour):

This course demonstrates the consequences of poor choices that drivers make behind the wheel, putting defensive driving into personal context.

Offered two Saturdays a month; 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 1 to 5 p.m.
Offered one Thursday a month; 6 to 10 p.m.
Cost: $75



DDC – 8 Hour – Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving (eight-hour):

This course addresses the attitudes of problem drivers to change their driving behaviors. Participants learn the choices they make have financial, legal and personal consequences.

Offered one Saturday a month; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cost: $100




If you live in Buncombe, Henderson, Polk or Transylvania counties, registration for Defensive Driving courses must be completed in person at the Henderson County Campus or Transylvania County Campus. If you live outside of these counties, you may request a registration packet (4-hour, 8-hour or Alive at 25) be emailed to you. We cannot complete registrations by phone. Contact us at defensivedriving@blueridge.edu.

At the time of registration, students can choose class date from the available pre-scheduled dates.

Henderson County Campus
130 Eagles Reach Drive
Flat Rock, NC 28731
Sink Building, Continuing Education

Transylvania County Campus
45 Oak Park Drive
Brevard, NC 28712
Straus Building

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What to Bring for Registration

Your Citation (Speeding Ticket)
Authorization to Attend, (if you have been given one)
Driver’s License
Payment for course (cash, money order, or certified checks will be accepted; no personal checks; no credit cards)

Other Information

Classes are offered on the Henderson County Campus only.

For more information:

Contact Us

Paula Wynn
(828) 694-1742