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Florida has a variety of driving schools and classes to help you improve as a driver. Some classes are under authority by the state of Florida include the Traffic Law & Substance Abuse Education, the Advance Driver Improvement Courses and the Basic Driver Improvement/Collision Avoidance course schools.


Traffic Law & Substance Abuse Education Course Schools

If you have never held a regular driver license in any state, you must satisfactory complete the Traffic Law and Substance Abuse Education course before applying for a temporary driving permit. The driver education courses offered by some county school boards may substitute for this requirement however you will need to contact your local school board for further information.

If you are under 21 years old and receive a notice of suspension for driving with a BAL of .02 to .05, you must complete a Traffic Law and Substance Abuse Education course in order to reinstate your driver license on a hardship basis.




Advanced Driver Improvement Courses

If your Florida driver license was suspended for points or as a habitual traffic offender (non-DUI-related) or by court order, you must complete an advanced driver improvement course.


Basic Driver Improvement/Collision Avoidance Course

You must complete a basic driver improvement course (Traffic Collision Avoidance Course) if you want to retain your Florida driver license in the following circumstance:

• you were a driver in a crash and are found at fault and

• someone was transported to the hospital or

• you had two crashes in a two-year period, which resulted in property damage greater than $50.

If you receive a traffic ticket for a non-criminal moving violation, and you don't hold a commercial driver license, you may choose to attend a basic driver improvement course in lieu of points on your Florida driving record. In some cases, you may elect to attend a basic driver improvement course to receive insurance discounts which can save you money. Of course, this discount is at the solely at the discretion of your car insurance company.

Electing to Attend Traffic School

Drivers with a Class A, B, or C license may not make an election under this subsection. If, as a result of a conviction of a traffic or speeding ticket, you may elect to attend and complete a basic driver improvement course, then you will receive the following benefits:

1. Car Insurance Savings. Your vehicle insurance rates cannot increase and policy cannot be canceled because of this violation, unless this involved a vehicle or property damage where you were at fault.

2. Point-free violation. Points may not be added to your Florida driver license record, adjudication of guilt is withheld, safe driver status is maintained if applicable and the fine is reduced up to 18%. You may not make an election under this subsection if you have made this election in the previous calendar 12 months. A driver may make no more than five elections in their lifetime.

Within 30 days from the date you received the Florida traffic citation and prior to attending class, you must:

1. inform the Clerk of Court in the Florida county where you received the violation notice that you want to go to traffic school, and

2. pay an election fee to the Clerk of Court in the Florida county where you received the citation.

You may contact the Florida traffic school of your choice to register for class. The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles must first approve the driving course. Traffic schools are listed in the yellow pages under "driving instruction" or "traffic schools." A complete list of your traffic school options for satisfying your traffic ticket is conveniently on the back of the citation. You are required to choose one of the three options within 30 days of receiving the citation.

Driving Instructional Courses -Florida Insurance Discount

In some cases, you may choose to attend a basic driver improvement course to receive insurance discounts. This discount is solely at the discretion of your car insurance company. Check online for the best locations or

DUI Programs

Luckily, Florida's Bureau of Driver Education and DUI Programs provide the oversight for 26 licensed programs offered within the state. The Bureau administers Rule 15A-10, F.A.C., including instructor certification and training, investigating complaints, processing client appeals, conducting site visits, maintaining quality assurance, coordinating trust fund, and evaluating programs' effectiveness.

Mature Driver/Insurance Discount Courses

Driver courses which are approved for the purposes of meeting the requirements of Florida Statutes Section 627.0652 - Senior citizen discount insurance courses.

Behind the Wheel Training

Commercial Driving Schools Providing Behind the Wheel Training is a key program to ensure that roads within Florida remain safe.


 

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