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Select this option if you were ordered by a Virginia court to dismiss your traffic ticket and keep points off your driving record. This option is good for both Virginia and non-Virginia residents.
Select this option if you were ordered by a Virginia court to reduce the fine and court fees. This option is good for both Virginia and non-Virginia residents.
Select this option if you have been referred by the Virginia DMV to take a driver improvement course.
Select this option if you are voluntarily taking this course to receive 5 Safe Driving Points on your Virginia driving record. This course is for Virginia license holders only and can only be taken once every 24 months.
Select this option if your insurance company offers a discount to their customers who complete a defensive driving course. This option should also be used if you were referred by your work to complete a driver improvement course.
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Created by the famed Improv Comedy Club, our Improv Defensive Driving Course provides a convenient and cost-effective way to complete your defensive driving class online. Based on a simple notion that a defensive driving course doesn’t have to be dry and boring, our Defensive Driver Course has undergone numerous studies and have proven effective in reducing future tickets and accidents.
- Only $34.95
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More information to help you make the right choice.
Virginia’s Defensive Driving Courses
Defensive driving school in Virginia is known as a driver’s improvement course. If you are not an accident free driver you would benefit to take this course to lower your insurance rates or try to keep your record clean.
People also decide to take a defensive driving course for the following reasons:
- The judge has required it for court.
- The DMV has required this.
- To earn driving points for safety.
Defensive Driving Courses in Virginia
You can conveniently complete driver improvement courses at local traffic schools as well as online. However, you need to make sure that the provider is approved and accredited by the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles or DMV.
With the option of taking in a class setting or online you have the ability to either complete the class in one setting taught by a qualified instructor. Or if taken online you can have the luxury of taking it at your own convenience and taking breaks as needed. Most people choose to take it online; the only time it has to be taken in a classroom is if the driver is under 20 years old.
Details for the Virginia Driving Course
Traffic schools in Virginia are taught in three separate chapters. They will teach you safe driving as well as how to be a responsible and defensive driver.
Each chapter has only one subject and covers issues such as:
- How to prevent a car crash.
- Extensive costs of traffic accidents.
- What causes most traffic accidents?
- Highway environmental issues, regulations and laws.
Motives to Complete Classes at Virginia Traffic School
There are multiple reasons to take a defensive driving course in Virginia:
- Lower car insurance.
- Have a traffic ticket dismissed.
- Fulfill a court requirement for traffic ticket.
- Improve your driving.
- Earn points for safe driving.
Defensive Driving Classes Can Dismiss Tickets
If you’ve got pulled over in Virginia and received a ticket you may be able to get it dismissed as well as avoid points added to your record if:
- Your Virginia Driver’s License is actually valid.
- You were not driving a commercial vehicle when you received the ticket.
- Within the last year you haven’t completed a defensive driving course.
You will be mailed a notice from your local court to let you know about your options of attending a defensive driving course. Usually your tickets will be dismissed after proof of attendance. However, before completing the course make sure you will receive credit for it.
Safe Driving Points for Attending Virginia Traffic School
For each calendar year that you do not receive any traffic violations you will be rewarded with safe driving points. You may also earn points for attending traffic school.
Each year driving points are awarded for the previous year and you can accumulate five safe driving points which can be used to offset other demerit points.
Auto Insurance Rates Lowered After Completing Defensive Driving Course
Most drivers will receive a discount on their auto insurance after completing a defensive driving course. Check with your carrier to see if they provide a discount before enrolling in a course.