Classes

We connect you to free safety and health & wellness classes that will help you become a better driver. Drivers get paid $300 to complete the Defensive Driving Class every three years and they get a one-time payment of $150 to complete The Black Car Fund Wellness, Safety, and Education (STEP) Program. Paid for by The Black Car Fund.

Features

  • Several free classes are available at The Black Car Fund Wellness Center and the Independent Drivers Guild throughout the year
  • Drivers get paid $300 to complete the Defensive Driving Class every three years.
  • Drivers get a one-time payment of $150 to complete The Black Car Fund Wellness, Safety and Education (STEP) Program.

Who Qualifies

  • All drivers located in New York State are eligible to use this benefit

How to Use This Benefit

Call us at 1-833-814-8590 to sign up for any of the following classes:

  • Eligible drivers receive $300 to take the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC)-mandated Defensive Driving Class through The Black Car Fund.
  • Eligible drivers receive $150 to take The Black Car Fund Wellness, Safety and Education (STEP) Program through The Black Car Fund. The wellness course is designed to help drivers improve their physical and mental health on the road.

Many other classes are available from the Independent Drivers Guild to drivers throughout the year, including:

  • 5-star Professional Service: learn how to get more 5-Star reviews from customers
  • 24-hour Universal License: get your Taxi and Limousine Commission license
Call us at 1-833-814-8590
to speak to a member services representative for assistance with activating and/or using the benefits. Our member service center is open from Monday to Friday from 8am – 8pm.
Fill Out The Activation Form
Drivers Benefits will email you with an explanation of how to use your benefits. Make sure to check your spam folder.
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