Defensive Driving Schools

Welcome to the Defensive Driving Schools Information Entry Point
 PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING BEFORE PROCEEDING


Eligibility Requirements for Taking a Defensive Driving Course
  • You have not attended a defensive driving course for a traffic citation within the past 24 months.

  • Your citation must be on the list of eligible violations. Click here to view the violation list.

  • If eligible, you can attend for one violation only.

  • If you were involved in a serious injury or fatal accident you are not eligible

  • If you hold a commercial driver's license you are not eligible for the Defensive Driving Diversion Program, regardless of whether you were driving commercially at the time of the violation.  In addition, those driving a commercial vehicle requiring a commercial driver's license are also not eligible.  The only exceptions to this rule are: 1.) if the violation occured before the driver held CDL status or 2.) if the violation occured after the driver surrendered his or her CDL status. For further information, view A.R.S. 28-3392 .

  • You must complete your course at least 7 days prior to your court date.

  • Do you need an extension? Click Here.

Additional Requirements for Non Arizona Residents  

  • Immediately contact an Arizona Certified Defensive Driving School.

  • You may take an Internet class. 

  • You may return to Arizona for the class. 

  • You can attend a class in your home state, ONLY if coordinated through an Arizona Certified School. 

  • You must complete your course at least 7 days prior to your court date.

 AFTER READING THE ABOVE INFORMATION, IF YOU MEET THE REQUIREMENTS TO ATTEND A DEFENSIVE DRIVING SCHOOL, PLEASE CHOOSE FROM ONE OF THE FOLLOWING OPTIONS:
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If you received a Traffic Citation from one of the following courts, click on that court for a list of their approved Defensive Driving Schools. 

Paradise Valley Municipal Court If you received a Traffic Citation from ANY OTHER COURT or want to locate a certified school in your County:
CLICK HERE
   

 **ALL STATE OF ARIZONA SCHOOLS WILL PROVIDE YOU WITH THE TOTAL COST TO ATTEND PRIOR TO YOUR REGISTRATION**

                      To access a list of certified schools by phone, call: 1-888-334-5565.                       

 If you have questions, email to: ddrive@courts.az.gov