Defensive Driving Online

Defensive Driving Program

  1.  To be eligible to drive a UNM owned vehicle, an employee or student must:
    1. take the on-line Defensive Driving Course found on the SRS website; and
    2. hold a valid New Mexico Driver’s License;
  2.  For contractors to be eligible to drive a UNM owned vehicle, a contractor must:
    1. take the on-line Defensive Driving Course found on the SRS website; and
    2. hold a valid New Mexico driver’s license;
    3. be authorized by the contract manager;
    4. be on official UNM business; and
    5. have a valid UNM contract that provides that UNM vehicles may be used.
  3. Non-UNM state employees, contractors, retirees and their spouses may take the SRS on-line DDC course provided they pay for it.  The charge for the course is $43.00.

  4. Individuals taking the on-line DDC course may print certificates of completion for their records (This now serves as your UNM Permit).  If they need a replacement certificate of completion, the can contact Eva Antonio.  The charge for the replacement certificate will be $5.00.

  5. DDC Online access is set for a 2-week period once the 2-week period has expired and you have not completed your DDC Online training, there will be a $25.00 re-access fee charged. This is also indicated on the instruction sheet that is emailed to you prior to accessing the DDC Online Training. (No Exceptions!)

  6. To be eligible to drive a UNM owned vehicle , non-resident employees or students must obtain certification from their resident state showing that they hold a valid driver’s license in that state.  This certification must be obtained at their own cost or at the cost of the department.  International driver’s licenses will not be accepted.

  7. When a UNM employee or student registers for DDC, they will acknowledge that SRS will perform driver background checks.

  8. If a UNM employee or student is driving their own personal vehicle while UNM business, their personal insurance coverage is considered primary.

  9. The process and verification can take up to two business days.

To obtain access to defensive driving, please fill out the Defensive Driving Online Form.