StreetSafe Driving Program

StreetSafe logoYou may be eligible for this class is you are 16 - 21 years of age and have not previously taken it within the past three years.

If you are 16 or 17 years of age, a parent must be present with you during the first hour of class.
Also, since this class involves some driving, loose-fitting shoes such as flip-flops, sandals or crocs are not allowed.

If you have been charged with one of the following violations listed below, you may qualify for the StreetSafe Program. StreetSafe is made available to you by the Johnston County District Attorney’s Office, Johnston Community College, and the S Solutions Incorporated (SSI). StreetSafe is a 4½ hour course that is taught by law enforcement and fire personnel. Under their supervision, students will witness and experience:

  • Speed Control
  • Tailgating
  • Distractions
  • Alcohol Education
  • Seatbelt Convincer

There will also be discussions for both young drivers and their parents with Court Officials.

The StreetSafe class must be completed within the time ordered by the court.

  • Aggressive Driving – 20-152
  • Careless and Reckless 20-141.6
  • City code violations – 00-000
  • Crossing Median – 20-146
  • Driving left of center – 20-146
  • Driving the wrong way on a dual lane 20-165.1
  • Exceeding posted speed limits – 20-141
  • Failing to reduce speed – 20-141
  • Failing to signal when turning – 20-142 & 20-158.1
  • Failing to wear seat belt – 20-135.2A
  • Failing to yield- 20-155 & 20-158.1
  • Failing to yield pedestrian right of way – 20-173
  • Following too closely – 20-152
  • Improper passing – 20-150
  • Improper turn – 20-153
  • Improper use of traffic lane – 20-146.2
  • Move over law – 20-157 (f)
  • No operators license – GS20-7(A)
  • Passing a stopped school bus - 20-217
    ***You must have written permission from the Office of the District Attorney.
  • Red light violation – 20-158
  • Speeding in a School Zone 20-141.1
  • Speeding in a Work Zone 20-141 (j2)
  • Speeds in excess of 90 mph
  • Speeding more than 20 mph over posted speed limit
  • Speeding faster than reasonable – 20-141
  • Speed—less than posted minimum-20-141
  • Speeding too fast for conditions – 20-141
  • Stop sign violation – 20-158
  • Unsafe movement – 20-154

For Class Dates:
Please contact the defensive driving office between the hours of  8:00 am and 2:00 pm Monday - Thursday.

Registration Information

Register in person in the Registrar's Office in the Wilson building on JCC's Main Campus with cash, credit or debit card, certified check or money order-payable to JCC. We do not accept personal checks.

  • Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Class size is limited to Seventy-two (72) students.
  • ANY High School or Home Schooled Student under (18) eighteen years of age outside of Johnston County must have a concurrent enrollment form on file prior to taking this class.

Register by mail by sending your Registration Form (PDF) and Fee in the form of money order or certified check (from your bank) payable to JCC to:

Johnston Community College
Attn: Defensive Driving Program
P.O. Box 2350, Smithfield, NC 27577

Please call (919) 209-2213 for class schedules or if you have questions.

Estimated Program Cost

  • Registration fee is $135 (subject to change)
  • The registration fee is non-refundable

View an explanation of registration fees

Class Location

Main JCC Campus, Health Building F105
*Students who are late for class will not be admitted*

You must bring the following to class:

  • Driver’s License or Photo Identification
  • Pen
  • Notepad


JCC Defensive Driving
(919) 209-2213