Ticket Dismissal & Insurance Discount Classes

TDLR Approved Driving Safety Course (CP315-C3253)


Drive Safe. Drive Smart. 


Tip:  It is important to get your ticket dismissed if you can!

Do you need your certificate the next day?

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Electronic certificate issuance is here!

 •Electronic service fee is $60  (in addition to the $40 class fee)


•You must provide an email address and have a printer to be able to print the certificate to take to the court 


•The court will verify the authenticity of the certificate  


•You can expect your certificate the NEXT BUSINESS day by 5:00 P.M. (mountain time)  

“Flashing Lights”

New Instructional Video Aims to Lessen Tension at Traffic Stops

  The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation is hoping a new  instructional video will help citizens understand how to interact with  law enforcement at traffic stops. 

 

The Community Safety Education Act (S.B. 30) was signed into law to  mandate specific instruction on traffic stop behavior by motorists and  law enforcement officers. Along with the law, a new instructional video  called “Flashing Lights” was added to driver’s education.


“Flashing Lights” is a 16-minute combined video and PowerPoint  presentation produced and developed in partnership with TDLR, the Texas  Department of Public Safety, the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement,  the Texas Education Agency, Austin Community College, the Foundation for  Safe Driving, the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office and Travis County  Constables, Teen and Police Service Academy of Houston, the Houston  Police Department, the Dallas Police Department, and other state and  local law enforcement agencies.

 

“I believe this video will help lower the tension in a traffic stop –  and, I hope, allow both the driver and the officer to be safe and walk  away from a traffic stop. Anyone who drives should take time to watch  this presentation, no matter how long they’ve been driving,” said TDLR  Executive Director Brian Francis.


Per the new law, all students at public high schools are required to  receive this instruction prior to graduation. The law also requires that  driver education and driving safety curriculum include information  about proper procedures for citizen and law enforcement interaction  during traffic stops. One of the goals of the new law is to lessen  tensions and anxieties that may arise during interactions between  officers and citizens that could lead to undesired outcomes.

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New Texas law prohibits texting while driving

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What you need to know about Texas' texting and driving ban

  •  The law targets people who are on their cellphones reading, writing or sending a text message while driving.
  • Law enforcement will be on the lookout for drivers whose heads are down and who are swerving which is an indicator of texting while driving. 
  • Cellphones can be used for GPS navigation and music, though cellphones should be attached to the dashboard.  
  • Some drivers steer with a knee as they text with one hand putting them at a disadvantage to maneuver out of the way of other vehicles.
  • Using a cellphone to report an emergency, like a car crash, while driving is permissible under the law.
  • Those who are caught texting and driving will face a fine up to $99 for the first offense and those who've previously been convicted could face up to $200.