Defensive Driving: 3 Demerit Reduction Program (Alberta)

Defensive Driving: 3 Demerit Reduction Program (Alberta)

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Get 3 Demerits off your License with our Online Defensive Driving Course

Alberta 3 Demerit Reduction Course Overview

Do you need to reduce the number of demerit points on your license? This 6-hour online Defensive Driving program is approved by the Alberta Government for the reduction of 3 demerit points from an Alberta driver’s license. A minimum mark of 80% must be obtained on the final exam to qualify for the demerit point reduction.

This program contains audio, video and interactive exercises. If you are looking for a comprehensive driving program that also is approved for demerit reduction, then this is it. This program teaches the trademarked SAFER System developed by our Calgary-based defensive driving school.

A government Notice of Completion form will be mailed to you within 7 business days. Bring your Notice of Completion form together with your program certificate of completion to a local registry office in the province of Alberta. Alberta residents are eligible for a 3 demerit reduction once every 2 years.

Non-Alberta residents can take this program, but they will not qualify to receive the 3 demerit point reduction; they only receive an online course completion certificate.

Defensive Driving Course Online (Ddc Online) 3 Demerit Reduction Program Outline

  • Driver competency model
  • SAFER system of defensive driving
  • Adverse conditions
  • Most common collisions
  • Rear-end collisions
  • Backing collisions
  • Intersection collisions
  • Other Collisions
  • Vehicle in front collisions
  • Passing and being passed collisions
  • Head-on collisions
  • Bicycle collisions
  • Motorcycle collisions
  • Train collisions
  • Wildlife collisions
  • Drinking, driving, and drugs
  • Fatigue
  • Distraction
  • Cellular phone-related collisions

Course Duration

Minimum 6 hours as per Alberta Government regulations.

You will be automatically un-enrolled from this course 365 days after purchase.


Testing conducted in this online program is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to qualify for an Alberta 3 demerit reduction from a valid operator’s license.

Certificate Of Completion

Alberta residents who achieve the required passing mark for the Online 3 Demerit Reduction Defensive Driving Course will receive a Government Certificate in the mail. This certificate will be mailed between 3 – 5 business days after passing this course. Take your government certificate to a local registry office within the province of Alberta to receive a 3 demerit point reduction.

Non-Alberta residents can download and print a course completion certificate online immediately upon successful completion of the program.