You can elect
to go to traffic school to avoid points on a ticket 5 times in a lifetime. A driver can elect to attend driver improvement only one time in a twelve (12) month period.
If you receive a ticket for a non-criminal moving violation, and
you do not hold a commercial driver license, you may elect to attend
a basic driver improvement course to avoid points on your driving
If you choose to attend a basic driver improvement
course, no points will be charged to your driver record, adjudication
of guilt is withheld, your safe driver status is maintained, if
To take this option, inform the clerk of
court in the county where you received the citation that you
want to go to traffic school at the time that you pay the fine.
You cannot elect to go to traffic school after you pay the fine.
Then contact the traffic school of your choice to register. Traffic
schools are listed in your local telephone directory under "driving
instruction" or "traffic schools." Approved course
providers are also available online.
A full list of your options for satisfying your traffic citation
is on the back of the citation. You are required to choose one of
the three options within 30 days of receiving the citation.