No, the SmartDrive Classic course is designed for you to go in and out saving your lessons as you work. Each of the first three (3) lessons require a minimum engagement time of 120 minutes. This is a state-requirement before a Defensive Driving (BASIC) course completion certificate may be issued. The Parent Lesson and The Essay are not timed. Those lessons not required in order to gain the Defensive Driving (BASIC) course completion certificate. Scores from the first three lessons, the Parent and The Essay are combined to determine the school year end post-secondary scholarship recipients.