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Driving Safety Course

You may be able to require that this charge be dismissed by successfully completing a driving safety course. You will lose that right if you do not provide the court with notice of the request to take the course, on or before your appearance date, 

Please note: Provisional Driver's License holders are not eligible to request DSC online or by mail. You must appear in person on your scheduled appearance court date. 

**DO NOT TAKE THE COURSE PRIOR TO GETTING APPROVAL FROM THE COURT**

Not Eligible for DSC if:

  • Driver holds Commercial Driver's License 
  • The charge is not a moving traffic violation 
  • Alleged speed is 25 miles per hour or more over the posted speed limit
  • Violation occurred in a construction zone with workers present 
  • Passing a school bus while loading or unloading students 
  • Alleged speed was 80 mile per hour or more
  • Driver has completed a course within the last 12 months preceding the date of the current offense 

Requirements to Request DSC: 

  • Must provide a Valid Class C Texas Driver's License
  • Must be a listed driver on policy and provide valid insurance card 
  • Must complete and submit a Signed and Notarized Affidavit (for online or mail requests only, if in person, the court will provide)
  • Must pay court cost of $114 or $139 (school zone)

How to Request: 

In person: Please bring the above mentioned requirements

By mail: Please submit the above mentioned requirements along with a copy of your citation. If you use the US Postal Service, it is recommended that all correspondence with the court be mailed certified-return receipt requested. This is for YOUR PROTECTION, as it is your responsibility to proof that your plea, request, or any other documents were mailed in a timely manner. Approval will be mailed to address provided. 

OnlinePlease submit all the above mentioned requirements. You will have to upload all documents on to the website. Approval will be mailed to address provided. 

**IF YOU SUBMIT INCOMPLETE FORMS OR DO NOT PROVIDE ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS YOUR REQUEST WILL NOT BE VALID AND WILL BE DENIED. A NEW COURT DATE WILL BE MAILED TO ADDRESS ON FILE **

 

 

Deferred Disposition

Please note: Provisional Driver's License holders are not eligible to request Deferred Disposition online or by mail. You must appear in person on your scheduled appearance court date.

Not Eligible for DD if:

  • Driver holds Commercial Driver's License 
  • Alleged speed is 25 miles per hour or more over the posted speed limit
  • Violation occurred in a construction zone with workers present 
  • Passing a school bus while loading or unloading students 
  • Driver has been on deferred disposition for any violation during the past 12 months 
  • Alleged speed was 80 mile per hour or more 
  • The charge is not a moving traffic violation 

Terms of DD:

  • Must enter a plea
  • Pay full fine of violation at time of request 
  • Cannot receive any new citations within the 120 day probation period
  • Persons under the Age of 25 must also complete a Driving Safety Course as part of the conditions

Requirements to Request DD: 

How to Request: 

In person: Please bring the above mentioned requirements

By mail: Please submit the above mentioned requirements along with a copy of your citation. If you use the US Postal Service, it is recommended that all correspondence with the court be mailed certified-return receipt requested. This is for YOUR PROTECTION, as it is your responsibility to proof that your plea, request, or any other documents were mailed in a timely manner. Approval will be mailed to address provided. 

OnlinePlease submit all the above mentioned requirements. You will have to upload all documents on to the website. Approval will be mailed to address provided. 

 

**IF YOU SUBMIT INCOMPLETE FORMS OR DO NOT PROVIDE ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS YOUR REQUEST WILL NOT BE VALID AND WILL BE DENIED. A NEW COURT DATE WILL BE MAILED TO ADDRESS ON FILE **