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Adult Students

About Us

ABC Defensive Driving offers state approved in person classes with convenient schedules serving the Mesa/Gilbert area. Our affiliate also offers an online class in English, Spanish, and with captions to support deaf or hard of hearing students. 

To learn more about Arizona Supreme Court's defensive driving diversion program, visit www.azdrive.com or call (888) 334-5565

We are dedicated to providing a superior court approved defensive driving program designed to ensure a safer, more knowledgeable Arizona driving experience. Our mission is to educate Arizona drivers to state traffic laws, their responsibilities as drivers, and to provide proven defensive driving techniques to reduce accidents and traffic violations.

We proudly serve all courts throughout Arizona. Avoid going to court, paying a fine, getting points on your license, and the risk of increasing your insurance rate. Take this class on a voluntary basis, perfect for new drivers or residents.  

Our classes are entertaining and engaging while teaching you vital, safe driving principles, and current traffic laws of Arizona. Learn to anticipate situations and make safe well-informed decisions based on road and environmental conditions present. We're here to help. Call us today to answer any questions you have!

Eligibility

Completion of ABC's defensive driving class does not mean automatic dismissal of your ticket. You must check and meet the eligibility requirements. If court records reveal that you are not eligible or do not comply to requirements, you will forfeit your class fee and the matter of your ticket will be set for a hearing.

  1. You have not attended a defensive driving class for an eligible traffic citation issued within the past 12 months.  

  2. If there are multiple violations,  you may attend to have only one violation dismissed.

  3. Your violation must be on the list of eligible violations. ​

    • Violations marked “CM” on the list are eligible ONLY with the express permission of the presiding judge of the court that holds jurisdiction over your citation.

  4. Your citation was not a result of a collision involving a serious injury or fatality.​

  5. In the case of photo radar citations, you are the person in the photo and the citation is in your name. 

  6. Class must be completed at least 7 days before the court date listed on your ticket. If you are past the 7 day deadline, you may request an extension from your court.​​​​

  7. You may take the class in person or online. If you were specifically ordered by a judge to attend the class in person, you must register for a classroom course.

Effective 9/1/2019, commercial driver license holders are eligible for defensive driving school provided that:​

  • You meet the defensive driving eligibility requirement for non-commercial driver license holders (listed above).

  • You were driving a vehicle requiring a Class D or a Class M license.

  • The vehicle was not being used for commercial purposes.

Schedule & Location

Registration is required before attending the in-person class. Complete the pre-registration form below.

If you would like assistance, please call/text 480-777-5353 or e-mail abcddschool@gmail.com.

Co-Manity Workspace Conference Room

459 N Gilbert Road, A-110

Gilbert, AZ 85234

(Gilbert Rd & Juniper Rd)​​

Friday, July 26, 2024
5:30PM-9:55PM

Saturday, July 27, 2024
8:30AM-12:55PM

Friday, August 2, 2024

5:30PM-9:55PM

Saturday, August 3, 2024

8:30AM-12:55PM

Friday, August 16, 2024

5:30PM-9:55PM

Saturday August, 17, 2024

8:30AM-12:55PM

Course Information & Fees

Online Class

ABC has partnered with two affiliate programs to offer an online course option. Please click on the provider's link to begin registration. If you would like assistance with registration, please call/text 480-777-5353 or e-mail abcddschool@gmail.com.
You must register at least 10 days before your court date and complete the course 7 days prior to your court date. 

 

Go to Traffic School (Course Provider License: #49031)

The is a self-paced course offered both in English and Spanish. Closed captioning is available. The online course requires a comprehensive test at the end. You will be required to submit your driver's license and ticket during registration. You will gain access within 24-48 hours after verification. Your total will include the state fee and surcharge, the court diversion fee, and the school's course fee. 

Safe 2 Drive (Course Provider License: #49038)

This is a self-paced course offered in English. Closed captioning is available. The online course requires a comprehensive test at the end. You will be required to upload your driver's license and ticket during registration. You will gain access within 24 hours after verification. Your total will include the state fee and surcharge, the court diversion fee, and the school's course fee. 

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In-Person Class​​

Please fill out the pre-registration form below. You may click the register button to open up the form in a new window. If you would like assistance, please call/text 480-777-5353 or e-mail abcddschool@gmail.com. Have your driver's license and ticket ready to complete requested information. Your registration will be complete once you have received a confirmation e-mail. Ensure your pop-up blockers are not enabled. Your total will include the state fee and surcharge, the court diversion fee, and the school's course fee. 

To find your court diversion fee, please click on the link or visit www.azcourts.gov/drive/Cost-to-Attend-School

 

Items Needed to Register

  • A Driver's License or government issued ID

  • Ticket/Citation

  • ​Court extension (if applicable). 

  • Court order from the judge (if applicable). 

 

Payment & Refund Policy

Payment is due on the day of class upon check-in. Acceptable forms of payments: 

  • Money order or Cashier's Check

  • Payment Apps Accepted: Venmo or Zelle

  • Cash

  • Card payments (subject to a 3% processing fee) 

  • Klarna​​

Completion of ABC's defensive driving class does not mean automatic dismissal of your ticket. You must check and meet the eligibility requirements. If court records reveal that you are not eligible or do not comply to requirements, you will forfeit your class fee and the matter of your ticket will be set for a hearing. 

 

1. Refund of the court diversion fee, state fee and the state surcharge shall result in restoration of the student’s eligibility for a defensive driving class.

2. ABC's class fees are non-refundable once a student has checked in on the day of the scheduled class. 

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