Texas Defensive Driving Help/FAQ
How do I register for the course?
It’s easy to register online, just click here and get started! After filling in some basic information, you can start your driving safety course in just a few minutes.
What much is defensive driving?
Taking our Texas defensive driving course online is an affordable opportunity, as the cost is only $25.00.The course price includes:
- Six chapters with interactive videos and flash animations, short open-book multiple-choice quizzes and final exam, and a completion certificate. There are no additional fees.
- Immediate access to our online course and FREE Live Customer Support – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
When looking for driving safety course, Texas allows private industry to operate the material, but tuition costs are regulated by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR). Your tuition guarantees that you will receive the finest educational materials, outstanding customer service, and the most dependable and hassle-free online defensive driving safety program in Texas.
What are my payment options?
The simplest payment method is to enter your credit or debit card information through our secure server, which is encrypted for your protection. You may also pay by phone 24/7 by calling 866-528-3927. We also accept checks and money orders by mail. Please make all checks or money orders payable to:
Online Defensive Driving
601 E. Daily Drive, Suite 110
Camarillo, CA 93010
How long does the Texas defensive driving course take?
Our TDLR approved driving safety course is a self-paced online course that has six chapters and takes about six hours. You do not need to take the course all at once. You may log in and out as your schedule allows.
I enrolled but did not complete the course. Can I finish at another time?
Yes! One of the best things about taking your Texas defensive driving course online is the ability to work at your own pace. Just enter your username and password to log back in and work on the course whenever it’s convenient for you.
Can I use someone else’s computer or internet service?
Absolutely! That is what makes taking this online course so convenient! You can start on one computer and finish on another. All you need is access to the internet and a web-enabled device. You don’t even have to own a computer – you can go to the library, an internet cafe, or borrow a friend’s computer.
When do I have to complete my Texas defensive driving course?
Your defensive driving due date will be set by the court. If you are unsure about when you need to have your completion certificate turned in, contact the court that issued your citation. We recommend that you complete the course at least a week before your due date to allow time to receive your document and deliver it to the court. We also offer multiple rush processing options, which you will be able to select upon registration to meet your needs.
How long does it take to get my completion certificate?
Per TDLR guidelines, we are required to mail your certificate of completion directly to you. It will come on special numbered and watermarked paper. It will be your responsibility to submit your certificate to the court that issued your citation. The amount of time it will take your certificate to arrive depends on the shipping option you choose. Standard shipping is included in the course price and will take 7-10 business days. We offer multiple expedited shipping options that will allow you to have your certificate in your hands in as little as 24 hours from completion. You can select your shipping method when registering.
What happens if I lose my completion certificate?
I you have misplaced your completion certificate, please contact us anytime to request a duplicate certificate. Depending on the circumstances, you may need to pay a certificate-processing fee.
How do I get a certified copy of my Texas Driver Record?
For your convenience, you can order a certified copy of your Texas Driver Record directly from us and we will send it to you with your completion certificate. Our quick and easy service is Department of Public Safety (DPS) approved, can be done online, and only takes a few seconds. Be sure to review your Texas Driver Record before you give it to the court to make sure your paid tickets have been cleared.
What if my deadline to complete the TDLR approved driving safety course has passed?
Unfortunately, we cannot extend a student’s completion date. Our suggestion would be to contact the court and see if there is any way to get more time to complete defensive driving.
What happens if I fail the final? Can I take it again?
The great part about our program is there’s NO FINAL EXAM! You also have unlimited chances to pass the unit questions.
What is a student affidavit, and how do I print it?
To be eligible for our driver safety course, your identification must be verified through a third party database via your driver’s license, licenses plate and registration information. If your identity cannot be verified, you are required to send in a notarized student affidavit so our company can identify you as the person taking the course. Your need to submit a student affidavit will be indicated on your course account page. You can also print the affidavit from this page. The affidavit will have all instructions you’ll need to follow to complete this requirement. If you have questions about the verification process, feel free to contact us at anytime.
Why do I need my vehicle registration to do this defensive driving online Texas course?
Our third party verification system will ask random questions based on your vehicle registration to verify that you are the person taking our course and not somebody else.
How do I find the answer to a question that is not listed here?
If you still have questions, please feel free to contact us at anytime!