Driving Safety Course

A phone call, fax, or email DOES NOT constitute an appearance.
A request must be made by CERTIFIED MAIL or IN PERSON.
If eligible, it is your right to take a Driving Safety Course if requested on or before your initial appearance date.

INELIGIBLE:


  • Offense committed in a construction zone, workers present;
  • Traffic offenses committed by a person with a Commercial Driver's License (CDL);
  • Passing a school bus;
  • Leaving the scene of an accident; or
  • Speeding 25 mph or more over the limit or in excess of 95 mph
  • Completed Driving Safety Course for the dismissal of a traffic citation within the 12 months preceding the date of the current offense

REQUEST BY CERTIFIED MAIL:

DO NOT take the driving safety course without obtaining permission from the Court.
INSUFFICIENT REQUESTS WILL BE DENIED.
1) Proof of valid Texas Driver’s License or permit. (Provide a copy of DL/Permit along with the Request/Affidavit Form.)
    Note:  If on active military duty or an active duty military spouse or dependent child, you are not
              required to have a valid Texas Driver’s License or permit.  (Provide a copy of valid DL/Permit along with an active Military ID card.)
2) Current proof of Financial Responsibility (Provide a copy of the Insurance card.)
    Note:  Insurance can be for the vehicle (whether it was your vehicle or not) you were driving at the time of violation in which you would be
    covered or automobile insurance listing your name reflecting coverage.)  
3) Plea of No Contest or Guilty, waiver of Jury Trial (Plea/Waiver will be reflected on the Request/Affidavit Form.)
4) $109.00
              $134.00 School Zone
(Check or Money Order payable to Celina Municipal Court) 5) Sworn Request/Affidavit for Driving Safety Course. (Request/Affidavit Form)

UPON RECEIPT, THE COURT WILL MAIL (TO THE ADDRESS ON FILE) THE FOLLOWING:
  • Driver Record Form - TYPE 3A (May be obtained online at texas.gov.)
  • Copy of Order Granting Driving Safety Course

REQUEST IN PERSON:


DO NOT take the driving safety course without obtaining permission from the Court.
1) Proof of valid Texas Driver’s License or permit. (If on active military duty or
              an active duty military spouse or dependant child, you are not required to
              have a valid Texas Driver’s License or permit.)
2) Proof of Financial Responsibility (Insurance)
    Note:  Insurance can be for the vehicle (whether it was your vehicle or not) you were driving at the time of violation in which you would be
    covered or automobile insurance listing your name reflecting coverage.)  
3) Plea of No Contest or Guilty, waiver of Jury Trial
4) $109.00
              $134.00 School Zone 
             (Check or Money Order payable to Celina Municipal Court; Cash; Visa, MasterCard, Discover – 3% convenience fee applies.)

(Necessary paperwork will be processed at the clerk window at the time of your request.)

PRESENT TO THE COURT WITHIN 90 DAYS (STATED ON ORDER) THE FOLLOWING:


1) Driver Record Form - TYPE 3A (May be obtained online at texas.gov.)
2) State approved Driving Safety Course Certificate
    (List of DSC courses: tdlr.texas.gov/driver/drivercourseproviders.htm.)

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