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Driving Safety Course

Driver Safety Course Eligibility
To be eligible to take a driving safety course, you must:

  • Enter a plea of Guilty or No Contest.
  • Have a valid Texas driver's license or permit.
  • Present proof of financial responsibility that lists you as a driver.
  • Not have taken a driving safety course for citation dismissal within the past twelve months. 
  • Sign an affidavit stating you have not taken a driving safety course in the last twelve months.
  • Pay court fees of: $144, or if a school zone offense, $169.

 You are not eligible if:

  • You hold a commercial driver's license.
  • You were charged with speeding 25 miles per hour or more over the speed limit or traveling at a speed greater than or equal to 95 miles per hour.

Finalize Driving Safety Course
Once you have obtained approval and paid your fees, you must:

No extensions to complete the course will be given.
Do not take a driving safety course without first obtaining permission from the court.