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Driving Safety Course

You must possess a current valid Texas Drivers License to be considered for Driving Safety Course (DSC).

If you are charged with a moving violation, you may request, before your appearance date, to take a DSC. At the time of the request, you must present proof of current liability insurance, a copy of your Texas Drivers License, and pay court costs and administrative fees ($109.10 or $134.10 for school zone offense). You are not eligible for DSC if the alleged speed is 20% or more over the posted speed.

Imposition of judgement will be deferred to allow you to complete a DSC that has been approved by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR). You MUST present to the Court, not later that the 90th day from the date of your plea, your original (signed) Course Completion Certificate and any required compliance documents. Failure to comply by the deadline may result in a judgment of guilt, additional state fees and court costs being assessed, and your violation may appear on your driving record as a conviction.

You are eligible to request a DSC if you:

1. Have a valid Texas Drivers License
2. Have current insurance in your name
3. Have not taken a DSC in the past 12 months from the violation date, and must submit a notarized statement stating such
4. Do not hold a Commercial Drivers License
5. Have NOT committed one of the following offenses:

a. Failure to give information at accident scene;
b. Leave the scene of accident;
c. Passing school bus;
d. A serious traffic violation;
e. in construction zone with workers present;
f. speeding 20% over the posted speed