Arizona Defensive Driving School

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Select this course if you received a traffic ticket and have elected to attend traffic school voluntarily to dismiss it. Court and state fees also apply*.

*Click Here to see complete cost.


Select this course if you have already appeared in court and received a judge's order to complete a defensive driving course as part of the requirement to close your case. This will not count for the diversion program. By selecting this option, you confirm that you have already paid court fees/fines.


Select this course if you were referred by your Insurance Agent to receive a discount on your auto insurance.


Select this course if you were referred by your Employer to receive a discount on your auto insurance.


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  • Only $38.95 additional state and court fees apply

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Access your Arizona Defensive Driving course anywhere, anytime, and from any device.
We just ask that you don't do it while driving.

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Complete at YOUR pace on YOUR time at YOUR place.

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Enter your basic information above, fill out the personal information screen (be sure you enter the correct citation due date and citation number) then enter your payment information. We will not charge you until we officially confirm your eligibility - see step 2.

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Text, email or fax us a copy of your driver’s license and front side of the ticket. Don’t worry if you don’t have the actual ticket! You can call the traffic court and ask them to fax it to us – they're nice! Once we receive the required documents, we’ll contact you to start the course. You’ll be notified by email - be sure to check your spam folder!

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Complete the course at your own pace. You can log out and come back as often as you wish. Just remember to finish 7 DAYS BEFORE your COURT DUE DATE. If this date has passed, you can CONTACT YOUR COURT and ask for an extension of time.

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We’ll report your completion to the courts once you’re done - you don’t have to do anything else! Enjoy a blue and gold cup of Joe.

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From students who took our Defensive Driving School in Arizona.

  • Great Course! Informational and entertaining!
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    Stephanie L., Golden Valley, AZ
  • The material did make me become a more aware driver. Thank you.
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    Michael F., Gilbert, AZ
  • Excellent information with humor to make it more interesting.
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    Patricia N., Mesa, AZ
  • This was a very straightforward and easy program to complete. Thank you.
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    Judi G., Chandler, AZ
  • Great way to have to take a defensive driving class.very convenient and easy.
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    Mary K., Winslow, AZ
  • The course provided useful, practical advice, while being fun at the same time!
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    James B.. Tucson, AZ
  • I was amazed by how you made me realize my aggresive attitude is so detrimental.
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    Barry N., Scottsdale, AZ
  • Very informative, yet fun! I really liked the stand-up bits that punctuated the required course work. I will definitely recommend this course to all friends and family that need to take a traffic safety class.
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    Steven S., Mesa, AZ
  • This course was super fun and easy! It was nice to be able to do this course in the comfort of my own home at my own pace. I’m so glad this option is avavilable and will definitely recommend this course to anyone that has to take it.
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    Cecile T., Phoenix, AZ
  • Not as painful as traffic school and you did make me laugh!
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    Mary O., Prescott, AZ
  • Funny stuff, I really enjoyed it. Thought it would be boring at first but this was easy and interesting. Highly recommend this class.
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    Kaylee L., Phoenix, AZ
  • Excellent, I believed I learned more than I would have in a class room. I was able to take a break and come back as I needed between segments.
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    Linda S., Tempe, AZ
  • This is amazing. You guys are doing a great service by making traffic school fun and educational. I will definitely recommend this to anyone i know that needs to take a defensive driving class.
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    Ghaus M., Chandler, AZ
  • Good job Improv! I realized I needed these reminders and the bits of humor really helped move it along.
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    Valerie P., Phoenix, AZ
  • Thank you so much for making this painless, but also informative.
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    Melanie T., Prescott Valley, AZ
  • I loved using Improv. The methods for teaching each chapter were very enjoyable.
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    Connie A., Yuma, AZ
  • I really learned more than I thought I would and I feel like I can make a difference in not only my life but the lives of others by just making some really simple changes in the way I drive.
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    Matthew S., Prescott, AZ
  • This class was fun and easy. I really liked the fact that I could stop the class and continue later, working two jobs I don’t always have a bunch of time at once. But everything was great and very useful.
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    Krystin R., Laveen, AZ
  • I was very impressed with Improv Traffic School. It was fun, fast, and informative.
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    Kellen R., Goodyear, AZ
  • This was way better than sitting in a classroom all day!
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    Deborah W., Phoenix, AZ
  • This course was great and the comedy really helped with a normally stale topic of traffic rules. I enjoyed and appreciated the humor.
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    Michael S., Surprise, AZ
  • This was actually fun to do and taught me stuff I needed to know at the same time.
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    John D., Scottsdale, AZ
  • Awesome class. It takes the stress of having to actually take the class off your shoulders!
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    Whittney W., Peoria, AZ
  • Easy, catchy, good information, nice website, quick to determine eligibility for course, nice comics and Improv videos, overall excellent experience. I will recommend.
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    Amelia E., Tucson, AZ
  • Improv Traffic school sessions are easy to understand, very useful, informative, and fun loving. All the sessions are explained in comic style with lots of examples and videos which helps to remember easily and apply them in real time driving scenarios. I would definitely recommend IMPROV to my friends in the future.
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    Arayana Y., Scottsdale, AZ

Why Enroll in a Defensive Driving Course in Arizona After a Citation?

More information to help you make the right choice.

Steps for Taking Arizona Defensive Driving School

Following are the steps necessary to attend an AZ Defensive Driving School in order to dismiss your AZ traffic ticket:

  • Register with an AZ traffic school online as soon as possible so you will be able to take the course at your own pace, as well as complete it at least seven (7) days prior to your court arraignment date indicated on your ticket.

  • Submit identity verification/eligibility documents to the online Arizona traffic school.

  • AZ defensive driving schools are required to verify your identity and determine if you are eligible to attend an Arizona traffic school. To accomplish this, you will be required to submit the following prior to being permitted to start the course:

    • Copy of your driver license or government-issued photo identification

    • Copy of your traffic citation

    • Affirmation of Eligibility

    • Course payment which includes: course fee, court diversion fee, state fee, and state surcharge fee.

  • Take and complete the AZ defensive driving course online at least seven (7) days prior to your Court Appearance Date.

  • For complete information on everything you need to know about dealing with traffic tickets in Arizona, check out AZ Traffic Ticket 101: Journey from AZ Ticket to AZ Defensive Driving School.

The Arizona Supreme Court permits eligible residents of the state to enroll in defensive driving courses in order to minimize the penalties of a traffic citation. In many cases, successful completion of the course permits AZ drivers to:

  • Get the traffic citation dismissed altogether.

  • Save having points added to their driver’s license; accumulate more than 8 in Arizona and a person risks having their license suspended.

  • Apply for lower car insurance premium(s) after completion of the course.

Types of Defensive Driving Courses Offered in Arizona

There are two types of defensive driving courses offered in Arizona. The first is in a traditional classroom setting with other students. However, for those people whose schedules conflict with class hours - or for any other reason they would prefer an alternative, drivers eligible for a defensive driving course can both study the material and take the exam online.

Arizona Residents Who Are Not Eligible

  • Who have completed an Arizona defensive driving course in the last 12 months.

  • Who have been cited for a traffic violation that resulted in serious injury or death.

  • Who have not completed the course at least a week prior to their court date.

For more information with regard to eligibility, call 1-888-334-5565 or visit the Arizona Supreme Court's website.

Arizona’s Driver’s License Points System Explained

People cited for a traffic violation who are not eligible to have the ticket expunged via completion of a defensive driving course; elect not to take the course; or fail to complete the course, will have points added to their driver´s license. Accumulate more than 8 in Arizona and a person risks having their license suspended.

An important note: a defensive driving course cannot be taken for the purpose of removing points that have already been added to a driver´s license by the state. Defensive driving courses can only be taken for the purpose of preventing points from being added.

Defensive Driving as a Means of Reduction of Insurance Rates

While most people are only compelled to take a defensive driving course in order to prevent a citation from penalizing them, taking a defensive driving course on your own accord can often times reduce the insurance rate your car insurance provider charges you each billing cycle. Although each car insurance company is different, most have good driver reward options.

Inquiring with your insurance company could mean substantial savings in the future.

Arizona Defensive Driving Course Details

  • Both the classroom and online courses cover the same material and are equally valid in the eyes of the law.

  • The primary purpose of the course is to provide students with an understanding of the techniques safe drivers use to drive defensively.

  • The course also includes a substantial section regarding driving laws and ticket-able traffic offences in Arizona.

  • The online defensive driving course takes a minimum of four hours to complete.

  • Upon completion, each student receives a defensive driving course completion certificate. Both the courts and/or insurance companies will require proof of possession of the certificate.