Traffic School Online is the Best Option for Traffic Citations in Pinellas County FL
Getting a traffic citation is not fun but if you got a moving violation in Pinellas County Florida, Traffic School by Improv Comedy Club is equipped to help you look at the bright and funny side, with our “edu-tainment” based traffic school online course that makes your traffic ticket experience a lot easier to deal with. Improv’s course was developed by the creators of the world famous Improv Comedy Club so that taking traffic school online will actually be an enjoyable and funny experience, all while still satisfying your BDI traffic school requirements.
If you got your traffic ticket in West Pinellas, Delray Beach, Pinellas Gardens, Belle Glade, or any other city in Pinellas County Florida, Traffic School by Improv Comedy Club’s FL DHSMV approved course is a fun and easy way to keep those points from your ticket off of your driving record and your insurance rates from going up.
Whether you need to take the four hour Florida Traffic School course to dismiss your ticket, to comply with a court order, or to comply with a FL DHSMV requirement for a Traffic Collision Avoidance Course (TCAC), our courses are all state approved and simple to complete. If you are in a hurry, you can register, complete the course, and download/print your completion certificate all in the same day. However, if you have some time until your traffic school deadline, you can complete your Pinellas County FL traffic school course in incremental sessions by logging out when you want to end a session and continuing where you left off by logging back in when you’re ready to start a new session. Either way, enjoy the convenience of taking the course 100% online from your computer, iPad, or Smartphone 24/7 in the comfort of your home or wherever your mobile device takes you!
How to go to Pinellas County Florida Traffic School
Traffic School Eligibility
Generally, you are eligible to take a Florida traffic school course to prevent points from traffic violations from appearing on your driving record if:
- At least 12 months has passed since you took a defensive driving course for ticket dismissal purposes
- You have a Florida Driver’s License, but do not have a CDL (Commercial Driver’s License)
- You have not taken traffic school more than five (5) times in the past throughout your lifetime.
If you do not know whether you are eligible to elect to take traffic school, you can visit the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles traffic school eligibility checker tool. Of course, make sure you have your driver’s license available as you will need to enter it to check your eligibility.
Elect to Attend Traffic School and Pay your Citation
In order for your traffic school completion to be honored by Pinellas County Florida Court and ensure proper dismissal of your ticket, it is imperative that you notify the Court that you opt or elect to take traffic school for your traffic violation and pay your citation within 30 days from the date you received your citation. Following are the acceptable methods available to both advise the court of your election to take traffic school and pay your citation with the Pinellas County traffic court:
- Online Credit Card Payment with Pinellas County Clerk Online Payment Center. Make sure to have your case or citation number handy.
- Credit Card Payment by Phone via the automated payment system by calling (727) 464-4846
- Mail your check or money order made payable to Pinellas County Clerk of Court and your citation with the school option indicated to the Pinellas County Florida Courthouse handling your case, which is indicated on your ticket.
- In Person. Go in person to one of the Pinellas County Clerk traffic locations at the window inside or you may drop your payment in one of the dropboxes located outside the Pinellas County Clerk’s office. The Pinellas County Clerk traffic division locations are as follows:
CRIMINAL JUSTICE CENTER
14250 49th Street North, Clearwater, FL
External: South side of building near main entrance
Internal: In main lobby, across from Jury Management
324 S. Fort Harrison, Clearwater, FL
External: East parking lot off Chestnut Street
NORTH COUNTY BRANCH OFFICE
29582 U.S. 19 North, Clearwater, FL
External: Mounted in building, wall to the left of front door
Internal: In main lobby
CLERK’S TYRONE BRANCH OFFICE
1800 66th Street North, St. Petersburg, FL
External: West parking lot
Internal: In main lobby
ST. PETERSBURG BRANCH OFFICE
545 First Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL
External: Facing the street on Mirror Lake Drive
14155 49th Street North, Clearwater, FL
External: South entrance to parking lot
Traffic School Completion
After payment is made on your citation and your election to attend traffic school is made to the Pinellas County Court, you will have 60 calendar days from the election/payment date to both complete the four-hour BDI course and turn in your completion certificate to the Pinellas County Clerk’s office.
Pinellas County Clerk
Visit the Pinellas County Clerk website for additional eServices including public records, financial reports, online payment center and answers to many more questions here: Pinellas County CLerk