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Austin DPS (Department of Public Safety) Online Services
Looking for answers to all of your Austin driver's license questions? We strongly recommend that you visit the official Travis County DPS website to obtain the latest traffic rules, traffic laws, and vehicle regulations. While we are happy to provide Austin drivers with driving resources and quality defensive driving programs, the Texas DPS always has the most accurate and updated info. We hope that you will find this list of the most popular Austin, TXDPS links helpful.
Were you looking for Austin Driver Safety Course info instead? If you need more detail about Driving Safety Course Requirements, requesting driver safety in Travis, the time you have to complete your course, driving records, online classes, class locations, proof of completion, or other general defensive driving questions, click here.
Austin TX Online DPS Services
Austin Driver License and Identification Card Information
Teen Driver Information in Austin
Austin Commercial Driver License Information (CDL)
Publications, Austin Handbooks, and Forms
Reinstate Austin Driving Privilege
Austin Driver Record Report
Additional Travis County Information
Austin DPS Office Locations
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Defensive Driving Safety Course Requirements
You may be eligible to take a Driving Safety Course (DSC) on any one of the moving violations shown on the ticket you were issued. You can not take more than one driving safety course per year in Austin or anywhere in the State of Texas to get a ticket dismissed. Also, if you were ticketed for any of the following violations, you may not be eligible to take a Austin Driving Safety Course for that particular violation:
How Often Can I Take a Safety Course in Austin
No matter where you live in Texas, be it in Travis County or otherwise, you can only take a Defensive Driving Safety for ticket dismissal once each year. Also, you have to request permission to take this electronic driving school course for purposes of ticket dismissal BEFORE the appearance date shown on your ticket citation. Further, your Texas DPS driving record must show that you have not yet completed a Defensive Driver Safety Course within the past year preceding the exact date of this moving violation offense.
How long Do I Have To Complete My Driver Safety Course
If you meet all Austin court requirements for attending Defensive Driver School, you have 90 days from your court REQUEST date to finish the Defensive Driving Course (or Motorcycle Operator's Training Course (MOTC), if applicable). Remember to allow sufficient time for you completion certificate to be received from TexasDefensiveDriving.com (your defensive driving school). Your court will also need to see a certified copy of your official DPS driving record. We can help you obtain your driving record as well.