Florida Course FAQ’s

General Questions

We do not offer a DUI course, but the Florida DMV website lists all Florida Licensed DUI Programs. Click here: Approved FL DUI Schools.
Yes, we do. The TCAC course is the same as our Florida Basic Driver Improvement Defensive Driving Course. Just be sure to select TCAC as the “reason” you are taking the course.
Yes! Select the correct county from the 8-hour Intermediate Course section, then choose “Florida Aggressive Driver Traffic School” to register for that course.
No. The Advanced Driver Improvement Course is a 12-hour program administered by select approved providers. For more details, click here: Advanced Driver Improvement Courses.
This form is used by the Miami-Dade court system and is available as a printable .pdf document from the court’s website online here: Traffic School Election Form.

About Traffic School and Basic Driver Improvement Course

Our Florida traffic school course is DMV certified for both:
FBDI (Florida Basic Driver Improvement Defensive Driving) and Traffic Collision Avoidance Course.

  • No points will go on your driving record.
  • Your auto policy cannot be canceled because of this violation.
  • No record of conviction.
  • Your status as a “safe driver” will still be in effect.
  • Your insurance rates might not go up.
  • You DO NOT need to hire an attorney.

YOU ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE TRAFFIC SCHOOL IF:

  • You were a driver in a crash where you are found at fault and someone was transported to the hospital.
  • You had two crashes in a two-year period which resulted in property damage greater than $500.
  • Passed a stopped school bus
  • Highway Racing
  • Highway Racing – Spectator
  • Reckless Driving
  • Running a red light or stop sign (Fl Statute 316.074 and 316.075)

NEW LAW: If you are required to complete traffic school for any of the reasons listed above and do not complete the entire course, your license will be SUSPENDED. (FL Statute 316.074 and 316.075)


BDI (Basic Driver Improvement) traffic school course, if:

  1. You got a ticket and want to attend traffic school
  2. You were ordered by judge to attend 4-hr. traffic school (BDI)
  3. You were ordered by the DMV to complete TCAC course (Traffic Collision and Avoidance Course).

IMPORTANT NOTE: Drivers with a Class A, B, or C (Commercial) license MAY NOT make a traffic school election under this subsection. ?You also MAY NOT make a traffic school election under this subsection if you have attended Traffic School in the past 12 months or made more than five traffic school elections in a lifetime. If you are not sure you qualify you can check by?clicking here Check your traffic school eligibility.

You need to confirm if the court wants to you to complete a 4-hour BDI Course, an 8-hour traffic school course or an Aggressive Driver Course. If ordered to complete an 8-hour or Aggressive Driver Course, make sure that the court allows you complete the course online.

Florida DMV can refer you to take a TCAC course (same as BDI – 4-hr.) if:

  • You were a driver in a crash where you are found at fault and someone was transported to the hospital.
  • You had two crashes in a two-year period which resulted in property damage greater than $500.
  • Passed a stopped school bus
  • Highway Racing
  • Highway Racing – Spectator
  • Reckless Driving
  • Running a red light or stop sign (Fl Statute 316.074 and 316.075)

NEW LAW: If you are required to complete traffic school for any of the reasons listed above and do not complete the entire course, your license will be SUSPENDED. (FL Statute 316.074 and 316.075)


If you received a ticket in Florida, but your driver’s license is from a state other than Florida, taking the Florida Basic Driver Improvement course will not guarantee that your home state will not assess points or post the moving violation on your driving record. You should check with your home state authorities to determine what rules apply.
No points will be assessed if you complete traffic school.

1. You must pay the fees for your violation within 30 days. You can do this by going directly to the County Clerks website: myfloridaclerks.com.

      - select the county where you received the citation on the map of Florida (lower left corner of the website)

 

    - under “Online Services” select: “Pay Traffic Tickets Online”

2. You must complete traffic school within 90 days from the date you paid your citation. This may vary from court to court. Please check with the court where you received your citation.


Three Simple reasons: FUN, FAST, SIMPLE!
But here are few more:

  • Only the Improv Traffic School can offer you traffic school courses that were developed with professional comedians and Hollywood writers to make traffic school fun – as well as educational.
  • Free Improv Comedy Club passes for two with your completion ($32 value)
  • 100% State Certified and Court-Approved
  • Free Online Support
  • Members of the BBB and BBB Online
  • Voted “Best Traffic School”
  • Same day certificate processing and overnight delivery options available

CAUTION: Our course will cause laughter, learning and enjoyment.

Our typical course consists of 10 easy modules that you complete at your own pace We estimate no more than 20-25 minutes per module.
Your citation number can be found on your ticket.
If you do not have your citation number, you will need to contact the court, since we cannot process your completion certificate without it.
* Note: If you are taking the course for insurance discount, please select course #6 and enter “INSUDIS” in the citation number field.
We offer unlimited re-takes and you can always go back and review missed material.
You are eligible to attend traffic school if:

    • You have not attended traffic school within the past twelve (12) months,
    • You have not attended traffic school more than five (5) times during your lifetime

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You can complete the entire course same day as you register. Pick Instant Certificate download option. Your certificate will be available within 30 minutes of the course completion.

If you fail to complete the course within 90 days of your election to attend traffic school and do not pay the fine:

  • Your driver’s license will be suspended.
  • You will incur additional costs.
  • Points will be assessed on your record.

You need to confirm if the court wants to you to complete a 4-hour BDI Course, an 8-hour traffic school course or an Aggressive Driver Course. If ordered to complete an 8-hour or Aggressive Driver Course, make sure that the court allows you complete the course online.

Your certificate number comes directly from the DMV. When you complete the course, we electronically transmit your information to the DMV and they assign the certificate number. Then, when you take your certificate to the court, they will access and verify the information in the DMV database. Remember that it is your responsibility to turn in your certificate to the court.

Florida Basic Driver Improvement Course