Driver's Safety Course

Eligibility
You are eligible to request a Driver's Safety Course if:
  1. You have not completed a Driver's Safety Course within the last 12 months. The date of your last course must be 12 months prior to the date of your current violation.
  2. You are not currently taking a Driver's Safety Course for another citation.
  3. Do not hold a commercial drivers license.
  4. You were not driving 25 mph or more over the speed limit.
  5. You were not cited while driving in a construction zone with workers present.
Violations not eligible for a Driver's Safety Course include:
  • A serious traffic violation under Chapter 522, Transportation Code, which applies to drivers with a commercial driver's license
  • Reckless driving
  • Speeding 25 mph or more over the posted speed limit
  • Speeding in a construction zone with workers present
Requirements
  1. You must have a valid Texas driver's license.
  2. You must obtain a current copy of your driving record from the Texas Department of Public Safety. An application for requesting your driving record is available online.
  3. You must provide valid liability insurance in your name.
  4. You will have 90 days to complete a State-Approved Driver's Safety Course and return the certificate of completion to the Municipal Court.
If you fail to complete/return the proper documentation, you will be required to appear before the Municipal Court Judge to show cause why you failed to show proof of completion. This may result in a conviction to your driving record.

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