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Court Requirements & Class Information

 

Upcoming Class Dates

  • ​Friday, September 23, 2022 5:30PM-9:55PM

  • Saturday, September 24, 2022 8:30AM-12:55PM

  • Saturday, October 22, 2022 8:30AM-12:55PM

  • Friday, November 11, 2022 4:30PM-8:55PM

  • Saturday, November 12, 2022 8:30AM-12:55PM

  • Friday, December 2, 2022 5:30PM-12:55PM

  • Saturday, December 3, 2022 8:30AM-12:55PM

How do I know if I am eligible to take defensive driving class for ticket dismissal?

  • You have not attended a defensive driving course 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 course at least 7 days before your court date.​​​​

  • Your violation must be on the list of eligible violations or see below.  

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

What are eligibility requirements for Commercial Driver Licensees (CDL)?

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:

  • Meets 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.

  • The individual was driving a vehicle requiring a Class D or a Class M license.

  • The vehicle was not being used for commercial purposes.

What do I need to bring to the day of class? What do I need to register?

  • A Driver's License or government issued ID. 

  • Your citation or a copy. 

  • ​Your court extension if applicable. 

  • Your court order from the judge if applicable. 

  • Payment is accepted on the day of class. We accept money order, cashier's check, or Zelle/Venmo. We do not accept cash or any personal checks. 

Eligible Violations

Your violation must be on the list of eligible violations.

  • 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. ​

 

In-Person Class Fees

  • State Surcharge Fee: $45

  • Supreme Court Fee: $24

  • ABC Course Fee: $60

  • Court Diversion Fee: (Varies by court)

To view your total fees, please scroll to find the court on the right. 

 

Online Class Fees

You must register at least 10 days prior to your court date and must be completed 7 day prior your court date.

ABC has partnered with Gototrafficschool.com to offer an online course.

  • State Surcharge Fee: $45.00

  • Supreme Court Fee: $24.00

  • Court Diversion Fee: (Varies by court)​​

  • Gototrafficschool Course Fee: $39.95

  • Identity Verification Fee: 

    • Option 1) Experian, $14.95

    • Option 2) Notarized Statement of Assurance (fees determined by notary)

Payment Information & Refund Policy

Please read below regarding our refund policy

We apologize for any inconvenience but we do not accept credit/debit cards for in-person classes. Payment is due on the day of class. Acceptable forms of payments: 

  • Money order

  • Cashier's Check

  • Payment Apps Accepted: Venmo/Zelle

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


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


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