Defensive Driving Eligibility Requirements

Looking to enroll in our defensive driving course, but unsure if you meet the qualifications?

Most minor citations can be dismissed with a defensive driving course. A Texas defensive driving course may NOT be taken to dismiss any of the following violations:

  • Speeding at or more than 25 MPH over the posted speed limit
  • No car insurance
  • Leaving the scene of an accident (hit and run)
  • Passing a school bus
  • Construction zone violations

You can take a Texas defensive driving course if you meet the following conditions:

  • You have not taken a defensive driving course within the past 12 months.
  • Do not have a commercial driver’s license (CDL)
  • Are not currently taking a defensive driving course for a different violation.

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