Driver Improvement Classes

Online Classes:

The Chamber offers the Driver Improvement Class online in the English and Spanish language. However, to receive credit for the course and to receive your Certificate of Completion to satisfy court or DMV requirements, you must take the final exam in-person at the Chamber Office during normal business hours Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Important Notice:  If you enter your date of birth incorrectly, your completion information will not be posted to your driving record, therefore; if you are DMV directed, your clinic requirement will not be satisfied.  (Must be 20 years old to take online course).

Click here for more information or take the online class.

Fee: $85

In-Person Classes:

The National Safety Council’s Driver Improvement Course is a driver training class used internationally to train drivers in preventing motor vehicle collisions. The class’s purposes are to:

  • Train drivers in professional collision avoidance techniques through standardized classroom courses; and
  • Promote an attitude of mutual understanding, courtesy, and cooperation so that driving is a more civilized, pleasant, safe, and successful activity for all concerned.

Classes are held upstairs at the Chamber Office, located at 800 Country Club Road, Harrisonburg. Saturday classes start at 8:00 a.m. and end at 5:00 p.m. with a 30-minute lunch break. Upon successful completion of the class, you will receive a certificate for which you will be responsible for delivering to the Court or DMV. You may also be eligible to receive credit points on your driving record. Call your state’s DMV office for details.

Fee: $75

Upcoming Class Dates:

  •  August 8, 2020, Saturday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  •  August  22, 2020, Saturday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm


Students can register by calling the Chamber of Commerce Office at (540) 434-3862 and dial “0” to reach the main line. Registration hours are from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday.  The course fee must be paid at time of registration over the phone and you will need to present your Drivers License (details will be given over the phone on how to submit). CREDIT CARDS are only accepted at this time.  No students will be permitted without prior class registration. Class size is limited to 5 students due to COVID-19 and is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Call the Chamber for availability or email us at

* Please note:

  • This is not a behind the wheel road course
  • Our course does not satisfy requirements for a Commercial Driver’s License.

Word On The Street by Chris Rooker 01-03-2020

monthly roundup Sugar & Bean Cafe and Baking Company, a friendly face at the Harrisonburg Farmer's Market, is opening a Cafe on Main Street in Bridgewater soon. They will be serving breakfast and lunch, as well as delicious baked goods and coffee. Check out their...

The Word On The Street by Chris Rooker 11.07.2019

monthly roundup   Penn Laird has a new eatery! Crossroads Cafe & Catering has just opened up on Route 33 next to Valley Jump Park. Busy week ahead? They also offer a meal prep service!   Old 33 Beer & Burger Grill is opening soon in Elkton! Check...

The Word On The Street by Chris Rooker 10.07.2019

monthly roundup   This just in—check out our Interactive Market Report for September!   Mashita has officially opened their bricks-and-mortar restaurant at 105 N. Liberty Street in Harrisonburg. They specialize in mouthwatering Korean inspired dishes and are...