Driver's Safety Course

Driver's Safety Course / Motorcycle Operator Training Course to Satisfy One Violation

  • You have a valid Texas driver's license.
  • You have current proof of Texas liability insurance.
  • You have not taken a defensive driving class within the last twelve months preceding the offense. (The 12 month period begins with completion of the course, and ends on the date of the current citation.)
  • You are not currently taking the course for another traffic violation.
  • You request a driving safety course on or before your appearance date.

You Are Not Eligible for Driver's Safety Course If

  • You were charged with speeding 25 miles or more over the speed limit.
  • You are charged with a violation in a construction or maintenance work zone when workers are present.
  • You hold a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) or held one at the time you were cited for the offense.
  • You were charged with passing a stopped school bus.
  • You were charged with leaving a scene of an accident.

How to Submit Your Driver's Safety Course Request

  • Download and fill out the Driver's Safety Request form, enclose a copy of insurance card, and your money order to the court before your appearance date. Your request must be postmarked no later than your appearance date if mailed late or failure to provide the correct documents and fee will void your request. 
  • Enclose payment in the amount of $144 made payable to the City of Wilmer (if your offense occurred in a school zone you must add an additional $25).
  • You may submit your request online by clicking the link below.  You will need to contact the Court to make your payment.  Please submit one request only either by downloading and mailing or using the online form.
  • Once approved by the court, you will submit a driving safety course certificate and driver record to the court to dismiss the charge within 90 days.

Request your type 3 A driver record on the Texas Department of Public Safety website.