Complete our 247 Texas driver safety / Defensive Driving to dismiss any one of the moving violations shown on the ticket you were issued by Conroe, Texas.
You are eligible to request this Texas Defensive Driving course for a Ticket Dismissal if you:
• Have not requested and taken a Texas driving safety course for a traffic offense with the last 12 months.
• Are not currently participating in any Texas defensive driving course for another traffic violation.
If you were cited for any of the following, you are not eligible to take Texas defensive driving for ticket dismissal.
• Speeding 25 mph or more above the posted speed limit
• No insurance or failure to maintain financial responsibility
• Leaving the scene of a collision
• Passing a School Bus, or
• If you were cited while driving in a Construction Zone.
Please Note: If you have a commercial driver’s license you are not eligible to take defensive driving
In the state of Texas, you can only take defensive driving for ticket dismissal once per year. Additionally you MUST request permission to take a Texas driver safety course for purposes of ticket dismissal by the appearance date shown on your ticket. To take defensive driving and get your violation dismissed, you must complete these steps with the courts of Conroe, Texas:
1. Request permission to take defensive driving for dismissal of your violation by the appearance date shown on your ticket.
2. Complete the course before the deadline established by the Court when or if permission is granted.
3. Obtain a copy of your driving record from Texas Department of Public Safety within the deadline given by the court. (Our company will order this on your behalf for a fee if you select this option during enrollment.)
4. Show proof of driving record and certificate of completion to the Court by the court imposed deadline.
Your certificate of completion will be mailed (or emailed) directly to you at the address you provide during course registration. (If your due date is coming soon, we can rush the certificate to you for an additional fee.)
This Texas Defensive Driving course / Texas Drivers Safety Course (CP156) has been created to adhere to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation specifications and has received approval by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
Court Specific Defensive Driving Information from the Conroe Court WebSite:
You may request defensive driving to take care of your citation. This can be done either in person or by mail. The requirements are as follows:
* You must have a Texas Drivers License
* You cannot have taken the course in the last 12 months for another citation
* You cannot be going in excess of 25 miles over the speed limit
* You will need to get a certified copy of your driving record from the Department of Public Safety, the form will be supplied by our court when you request the course.
* There is a fee you must pay the court assessed by the State. The fee is as follows:
* $ 111.10 All charges except Speeding School Zone violations
* $ 136.10 Speeding school zone violation
You must sign the green affidavit and that must be notarized or the last part of your white ticket. It states that you have not taken the course in the last 12 months for another citation. If you come in person this office has notaries that can notarize the affidavit for you. If you mail this you must make sure that you get the form notarized or we CANNOT process your paperwork.
* You must show proof of Financial Responsibility
* You cannot have been charged with the following:
* Fail to stop and render aid
* Fleeing from a Police Officer
* Reckless driving
* A serious traffic violation under the CDL Law, Section 3(26).
* An offense in a construction zone with workers present.
Once the court has processed your paperwork, you will have 90 days to complete the course and turn your proof of completion of defensive driving and your certified copy of your driving record into the court. This proof will be required before we can dismiss your citation.
***You are NOT eligible for defensive driving or deferred if you hold a commercial drivers license.
Court Specific Information (from the Montgomery County Courts webSite)
If you meet the eligibility requirements, the State of Texas will allow you to request dismissal of a moving traffic charge upon completion of a driver’s safety course once every twelve months.
Persons NOT ELIGIBLE to request dismissal by taking the safety course include those persons who have completed a driver’s safety course within the last 12 months preceding the date of the current offense, persons who hold a Commercial Driver’s License, persons who have been charged with a speed greater than 24 miles per hour over the posted limit, persons who have been charged with any offense in a construction zone with workers present. Charges other than moving traffic violations are not eligible. Seat belt violations are not eligible.
To be eligible to request a Driver’s Safety Course, also known as defensive driving,
1. you must be at least 17 years of age at the time of the offense,
2. hold a valid Class C Texas Driver’s License
3. have proof of financial responsibility, also known as liability insurance,
4. have not completed a driver’s safety course within the last 12 months preceding the date of the current offense and
5. you have been charged with a moving traffic offense.
If you are eligible, you may make your request by mail or in person. To send your request by mail:
1. a letter stating that you are pleading guilty or no contest to the alleged charge and that you have not taken a driver’s safety course within the last 12 months to dismiss a ticket
2. a copy of your proof of financial responsibility (insurance proof)
3. a copy of the ticket must be included
4. a local check or money order made payable to Montgomery County for $111.00
Your request MUST be received by the Court no later than 30 calendar days past the appearance date at the bottom of your ticket.
You will be sent a receipt, an affidavit which must be signed before a notary and a form for you to complete to request your driving record from the State. You will be given 90 days to complete a driver’s safety course approved by the TDLR and to return the Court copy of the proof of completion with the signed notarized affidavit and your driving record to the Court. NO EXTENSIONS WILL BE GRANTED.
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