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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.

  • You have not attended a defensive driving class for an eligible traffic citation issued within the past 12 months.  Your eligibility to attend a defensive driving class is based on the date of your current violation not on the date you last attended a defensive driving class.

  • If eligible, you can attend to have only one violation dismissed.

  • You were cited for a civil traffic moving violation that did not involve a serious injury or fatality.​

  • You must complete this class at least 7 days before your court date.​​​​

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

  • 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.

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

    • Any additional coding to the violations such as a number or numbers, or “SO” or “PE” are used only for local jurisdiction tracking.

    • The number(s) coding denotes the speed over the posted limit you were alleged to be traveling, or a Sheriff Office-issued citation, or Photo Enforcement citation. This additional coding is NOT used in determining eligibility for the state diversion program. ​
       

Effective 9/1/2019, commercial driver license holders are eligible for defensive driving school in order to dismiss a civil traffic moving violation issued pursuant to chapter 3, article 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 or 15 of Title 28, provided that:​

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

  • The defensive driving class date is on or after 9/1/2019.

  • 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)

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Saturday, April 13, 2024

8:30 AM - 12:55 PM

Saturday, April 27, 2024

8:30 AM - 12:55 PM

Saturday, May 25, 2024

8:30 AM - 12:55 PM

Fees & Registration

Online Class

You must register at least 10 days before your court date and complete the course 7 days prior to your court date. Have your driver's license and ticket ready to complete requested information. The is a self-paced course offered both in English and Spanish. The online course requires a comprehensive test at the end. Closed captioning is also available to support deaf or hard of hearing students.

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

 

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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. 

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) ​​

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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