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FAQ - Defensive Driving School

Arizona Civil Legal Needs Community Survey

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Encuesta de Necesidades Legales Civiles de Arizona

Las organizaciones legales civiles en Arizona buscan su opinión para aumentar su capacidad de satisfacer las necesidades legales civiles de los residentes de bajos ingresos de Arizona. Por favor complete esta encuesta para ayudar a mejorar los servicios legales civiles en Arizona.

What are the eligibility requirements for taking a defensive driving course?

  • You may not have attended a defensive driving course in the last 12 months to eliminate a citation
  • Your citation must be on the list of eligible citations.  Most common moving violations are eligible.
    • Your ticket will say what your citation violation code is
  • Defensive driving school is only eligible for one violation on your citation
  • If you were involved in a serious injury or fatal accident, you are not eligible
  • If you hold a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) you cannot take a Defensive Driving Diversion Program, regardless of what vehicle you were driving at the time of receiving your ticket
  • You must complete your course 7 Days Before your court date


Eligible Defensive Driving Schools

Defensive Driving Resources