Approved Hamilton Online Defensive Driving and Insurance Reduction Courses

  • Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) Approved online defensive driving course
  • Hamilton County Ticket Dismissal and Insurance Reduction
  • $25 – lowest price in the State of Texas
  • Our 6-hour online driver safety course is a fun, interactive and easy way to dismiss a ticket and lower your insurance costs. It is fully approved by the TDLR for Hamilton County citation dismissal (TDLR Provider # CP021).
  • Once you complete this internet defensive driving course, we will ship your certificate of completion to you by regular US Mail free of charge. If you are in a hurry, you may also select any of our convenient expedited shipping methods through FedEx for an additional charge.
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Hamilton County Texas Defensive Driving Information

Hamilton Texas Traffic Violations

Without question, the best way to avoid the problems that come with a traffic ticket is simply to avoid violating the traffic laws.  Unfortunately, that is not always the situation we find ourselves in.  if you are pulled over in Hamilton Texas for violating a traffic law, you can expect to become the proud recipient of a traffic violation, courtesy of your Hamilton Texas law enforcement.

The citation you receive will have several pieces of important information on it.  First, it will provide you with a court date.  You will need this date in the event you wish to attend a Texas Education Agency (TEA) approved Hamilton Texas defensive driving course, dispute the ticket or if your violation is serious enough in nature that you are required to appear in court.  Also, if you are under 18, Texas law will usually require you to appear in court with your parents or legal guardian.

Second, the citation will provide you with contact information for the Hamilton Texas court handling your traffic violation.  No matter how you plan to handle your citation, you must call the Hamilton Texas court within ten days of being issued the citation, or risk heavier fines and penalties.  If you fail to call or show up in person to the Hamilton Texas court for long enough, a bench warrant will be put out for your arrest.  Do not let this happen.  Contact the Hamilton Texas court stated on your ticket immediately after being issued a citation.

When you contact the Hamilton Texas court, you will also find out how to pay your citation.  Counties differ within Texas so you should ask the Hamilton Texas court handling your ticket what payment methods are available and if you are eligible to attend a Hamilton Texas ticket dismissal course such as GetDefensive.com.

Hamilton Texas Driver Responsibility Program

A fine is not all that comes along with your newly issued citation.  The state of Texas also operates the Driver Responsibility Program ("DRP").  The DRP is a monitoring program designed to track your Texas driving record and identify problem drivers based on their traffic history.

The DRP uses a relatively straightforward formula for assessing points against your TX driver record.  First, safety belt violations and violations for speeding less than 10% over the posted speed limit results in no additional points on your driving record.  Otherwise, all traffic violations result in two points being added to your record.  If the violation also caused an accident, you will receive a third point.

These points will appear on your Texas driver record if you are issued a citation outside the state of Texas as well, based on the same formula, as other states will notify the Texas Department of Public Safety, which oversees the DRP.

If your violation is severe, such as for driving under the influence, driving without a valid license or violating state automobile insurance mandates, the Department of Public Safety (DPS)will also levy on your annual fines, known as Conviction Based Surcharges.  These fines are significant (reaching as high as $2,000) and are imposed not once, but annually for each year the offense remains on your record-- a maximum of three years.  While it may be convenient to drive without a Texas driver license or a cheap solution to avoid car insurance payments, it is simply not worth it to have to pay in excess of $5,000 over several years, in addition to the initial violation fines, court costs and likely the cost to have your Texas driving privileges reinstated.

Suspension of Texas Driving Privileges

The points you accumulate through the Texas Driver Responsibility Program add up quickly.  If you incur just six points in three years-- one traffic violation per year-- the Texas Department of Public Safety will suspend your Texas driving privileges.  You can also face suspension if you avoid tallying too many points but are labeled as a "habitual offender."  Hamilton Texas drivers who incur four violations in two years or 7 in four years are considered habitual offenders by the state of Texas and face suspension of their Texas driving privileges.  If you are a juvenile driver under 18 years of age, your driving privileges can be revoked for just two traffic violations in a single year.  The violations counting toward a habitual offender moniker, just like points accumulation, include all out of state offenses that would have qualified had they been issued in Hamilton Texas.

The cost of having your driving privileges reinstated can be hefty and will pile on top of the fines for your most recent violation as well as the costs of appearing in court to defend yourself.  It is in your best interest and the best interests of your wallet that you avoid accumulating traffic violations on your Texas driver record.

Hamilton Texas Defensive Driving Programs

Should you find yourself in any of the precarious situations above, a Hamilton Texas defensive driving program may be able to help you avoid the unfortunate consequences.  The Texas Education Agency allows Hamilton Texas drivers to attend a Hamilton Texas driver safety program, including the Hamilton Texas online defensive driving courses offered by Getdefensive.com, in order to have up to one traffic violation per year expunged from their Texas Department of Public Safety driving record.  In order to receive this benefit, however, you must first receive permission from the Hamilton Texas court handling your violation when you call in or appear in court.  This permission is not guaranteed, however, and will likely be based on the cleanliness of your Texas driving record to date, as well as the severity of your most recent violation.  Also, if you have taken ten defensive driving programs and are back for your eleventh, a Hamilton Texas court may feel that you need a different form of rehabilitation in order to improve your safe driving habits.

However, most often you will be given an opportunity to have the violation removed from your Texas driver record.  If you are given such an opportunity, a Hamilton Texas internet driver safety or Hamilton Texas internet driver improvement program will not only remove the violation from your record, but will also eliminate the points that would have attached to your record as a result of your guilty plea or conviction.  These benefits come in addition to the considerable costs you will avoid by not being labeled a habitual offender or having your Texas drivers license temporarily suspended.

Hamilton Texas Insurance Discounts

A Hamilton Texas driver has much to gain by keeping a clean driving record through participation in a Hamilton Texas online driver safety program such as those offered by Getdefensive.com, beyond simply avoiding a suspended license.  Online Hamilton Texas defensive driving programs teach valuable safe driving techniques and foster defensive driving habits that will help you avoid your next traffic violation.  Additionally, in the event you find yourself incurring a traffic violation in the future, a Hamilton Texas court is much more likely to offer you a chance to have that violation wiped when your Texas driver record is clean and you have shown yourself to be committed to safe driving by enrolling in a Hamilton Texas online defensive driving program like Getdefensive.comGetdefensive.com offers many forms of home-study Texas defensive driving courses, including Hamilton Texas online defensive driving, Hamilton Texas DVD video defensive driving and Hamilton Texas streaming video defensive driving which can be viewed on your home computer.

A clean Texas driving record also keep you eligible for up to a 10% insurance reduction.  Insurance providers base the premiums you pay on your Hamilton Texas driving experience and your history of traffic violation.  Texas law protects you as an insurance owner from having your rates raised each time you pay a traffic ticket.  However, Hamilton Texas insurance carriers are not entitled to cover you if you show yourself to be a habitually bad driver.  Also, after three citations you insurance carrier is allowed by law to cancel your coverage immediately.  If that happens, it is highly unlikely that your next carrier will offer you a low or moderate price.  Keeping your driving record clean and having the experience of completing a Hamilton Texas online defensive driving program will help you avoid costly hikes in your insurance coverage.

Hamilton Texas Mature Driver and Hamilton Texas Juvenile Driver Insurance Discounts

Hamilton Texas drivers over the age of 55 and juvenile drivers under the age of 18 have an added incentive to enroll in a Hamilton Texas online defensive driving program:  insurance discounts.  To promote safe driving, most auto insurers provide additional discounts to both older and younger Texas drivers.  If you are a driver under the age of 18 or a parents of a juvenile driver, or you are a mature driver of the age of 55, contact your auto insurance provider to find out if an online driver safety program will help you secure an insurance reduction even before any accident or traffic violation has occurred.  This active approach may not just result in lower premiums now, but help keep them low in the event of a future traffic citation.

Hamilton Texas Classroom Driver Safety Schools

Some people prefer learning in a traditional classroom setting to the ease of taking a Hamilton Texas defensive driving program from the comfort of their own home.  If you would like to participate in a driver safety program to help lower your  insurance costs, to remove a traffic violation from your Texas driving record or because you were ordered to do so by a Hamilton Texas court, you should ask the Hamilton Texas court overseeing your citation and they will be happy to provide you with a list of brick and mortar traffic schools  in and around Hamilton Texas when you call into discuss your citation.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How does GetDefensive.com normally want its customers who take its Hamilton Texas online defensive driving course to take care of paying the course tuition?

GetDefensive.com will accept payment in the form of a credit card or an online check. Your payment will need to be received by GetDefensive.com before you start the Hamilton Texas online defensive driving course.

How will I receive my completion certificate after I successfully complete the GetDefensive.com Hamilton Texas internet defensive driving or driver safety class?
Once you have completed the GetDefensive.com Hamilton Texas online defensive driving/driver safety/ticket dismissal class, your completion certificate will be sent to you by first-class mail.  If you have a court deadline fast approaching, you may wish to use one of our expedited shipping methods and have it sent via FedEx.  We regret that GetDefensive.com is not able to send completion certificates via email or fax.

I know that paying GetDefensive.com online would be very quick and easy, but isn’t it also dangerous? Who else would see my information?

GetDefensive.com vigorously protects our customers personal information. We use SSL encryption which safeguards credit card numbers, addresses, and any other confidential/private information that you provide to GetDefensive.com. When you take defensive driving with GetDefensive.com, you can be assured that your personal information is kept safe.

How much money will GetDefensive.com charge me when I register for the Hamilton Texas streaming video course or the Hamilton Texas online traffic school course or the Hamilton Texas online defensive driving course or the

GetDefensive.com offers the Hamilton Texas online traffic school course for $25.00., which may vary by format. However, the price may vary by format, and the fee for taking the Hamilton Texas traffic school DVD course or the Hamilton Texas traffic school streaming video course may be slightly higher. $25.00 is the minimum allowable price under Hamilton Texas state law and it includes standard shipping of your certificate of completion.

What will I need to do after I sign up for the GetDefensive.com Hamilton Texas defensive driving course? What do I need to do to get through the course?

The GetDefensive.com Hamilton Texas defensive driving course is an online course which may be taken on any computer with internet access. You have the option to stop as often as you want and later resume working right from where you left off, so it’s really convenient! Our Hamilton Texas defensive driving online course is divided into several chapters, and as you complete each chapter, you will need to take a short, multiple-choice quiz. These chapter quizzes are designed to help prepare you for the comprehensive exam which you will take at the end of the course.

Once you have worked through all the chapters and passed the comprehensive exam, we will send your Hamilton Texas certificate of completion to you via the shipping method you chose at the time you signed up to take the course. This certificate serves as positive proof that you successfully completed the GetDefensive.com Hamilton Texas defensive driving course.

I'm looking for ways to save some money on car insurance. Would taking the GetDefensive.com Hamilton Texas defensive driving online class help?
In most cases, yes.  Insurance carriers throughout the State of Hamilton Texas will reduce their policyholders' insurance premiums if they successfully complete a Hamilton Texas defensive driving class or driver safety class that is certified by the Texas Education Agency (GetDefensive.com's defensive driving online class is TEA-approved).  However, we always recommend that before you take our online class you check with your local insurance agent in Hamilton Texas to see if they will give you a discount if you take the class. 

GetDefensive.com customers who take the Hamilton Texas defensive driving/driver safety online class for ticket dismissal receive two (2) copies of their completion certificates--one (1) for the court and one (1) for their insurance agent.
Will I need to take all of GetDefensive.com’s Hamilton Texas online defensive driving course/online driver improvement course on the same computer?

No, you are free to take the Hamilton Texas online defensive driving course on as many different computers as you wish so long as each computer you use has the flash and browser required to make GetDefensive.com’s page display properly. GetDefensive.com will automatically check any computer you log in on to make certain it has the needed software to operate correctly.

I live in Hamilton Texas, and need to take a driver improvement/defensive driving class to get a ticket dismissed. Unfortunately, I suffer from chronic back pain and my doctor has said it’s not good for me to sit for long periods of time. Therefore I don’t think I can take GetDefensive.com’s entire Hamilton Texas online defensive driving class all at once. Can I split up the times when I take it?

You bet! Your convenience is one of GetDefensive.com’s top concerns. Our Hamilton Texas defensive driving online class may taken either all at once or in as many parts as needed to fit your own schedule. However, you will need to complete the class by the deadline the Hamilton Texas court has given you for your ticket dismissed.

Now that I’m done with the Hamilton Texas streaming defensive driving video course or the Hamilton Texas driver improvement course or the Hamilton Texas video traffic school course or the Hamilton Texas online defensive driving course can my certificate be sent to me via expedited shipping?

Completion certificates are sent by regular mail at no charge to you after you have completed and passed GetDefensive.com's Hamilton Texas online defensive driving course.  However, you may upgrade to FedEx delivery for an additional fee.

One of my family members needs to take a defensive driving course or ticket dismissal course, but he is unable to read large amounts of text. What can GetDefensive.com do, if anything, to accommodate those who have reading disabilities?

The Hamilton Texas defensive driving/driver safety/ticket dismissal online course which GetDefensive.com offers includes multi-media features such as graphics, cartoon-drawings, and interactive videos which breaks the monotony of having to read large amounts of online text. However, in accordance with ADA, we offer our customers who have difficulty reading a "read along" option, where a recorded voice narrates the text out loud as you follow along with the online text.

I got a ticket which I’m trying to get dismissed. The traffic court told me that if I take a classroom defensive driving course, they’ll throw out the ticket. However, a friend of mine told me I can take the defensive driving course over the internet, so long as it is offered by company which is approved by the State of Hamilton Texas. Do you know if the internet defensive driving course which GetDefensive.com offers is approved or recognized in the State of Hamilton Texas ?

Absolutely! GetDefensive.com’s online defensive driving course is fully recognized in Hamilton Texas for ticket dismissal purposes. You do not need to take defensive driving in a classroom setting—all you need is a computer with internet access.

I took a Hamilton Texas defensive driving course earlier this year to get a ticket dismissed. I just got another ticket, but for a different infraction. Could I take the Hamilton Texas defensive driving course that GetDefensive.com offers online to get this one dismissed?

Unfortunately, the law in Hamilton Texas prohibits defendants from having more than one (1) traffic ticket dismissed within a twelve (12) month period. As far as we know, the nature of the infraction has no bearing on this statute. You may want to contact your local Hamilton Texas traffic court for more information and/or to ask if your recent ticket is eligible for dismissal.

How much will the quizzes impact my final grade/score for the Hamilton Texas online defensive driving course?

The chapter quizzes are designed to help get you ready for the final exam you will need to take at the end of the Hamilton Texas online defensive driving/driver safety/insurance reduction course. They have no impact on your final grade/score for the course.

Would taking the Hamilton Texas online defensive driving course be the same as taking the Hamilton Texas defensive driving course in a classroom or meeting hall?

You bet! GetDefensive.com offers the whole Hamilton Texas online defensive driving course online so you don’t have to go out and sit through a long, mundane class.

Is there a restriction in Hamilton Texas on how many tickets/citations I can have dismissed by taking your online defensive driving course or online ticket dismissal course?

Yes. The law in Hamilton Texas only permits you to have one (1) ticket dismissed by passing a Texas Education Agency (T.E.A.)-approved defensive driving/driver safety/ticket dismissal course in a 12-month timeframe. GetDefensive.com’s online defensive driving course is certified by the T.E.A.. so you would be able to get a single ticket dismissed by taking our online course. However, if you have taken a defensive driving course within the last 12 months or are uncertain when and if you last took defensive driving, you should order a copy of your Texas Driver Record and/or ask the Hamilton Texas traffic court to see if you are eligible to take our defensive driving course for ticket dismissal at this time.

What is GetDefensive.com's procedure or procedures for confirming the identity of people who need to take the Hamilton Texas defensive driving course?

The two (2) ways that GetDefensive.com verifies the identity of its customers who sign up to take the Hamilton Texas online defensive driving course are by pulling questions from both your driver record filed with the Texas DPS and from your vehicle registration information filed with the Texas Department of Transportation.

However, if you do not have both a driver record and a registered vehicle on file with the State of Texas, you will need to provide a signed and notarized Statement of Assurance and you will be asked personal questions throughout the course to verify your identity.

Online defensive driving and online traffic school courses also offered in these counties:

Anderson County Donley County Kaufman County Reagan County
Andrews County Duval County Kendall County Real County
Angelina County Eastland County Kenedy County Red River County
Aransas County Ector County Kent County Reeves County
Archer County Edwards County Kerr County Refugio County
Armstrong County El Paso County Kimble County Roberts County
Atascosa County Ellis County King County Robertson County
Austin County Erath County Kinney County Rockwall County
Bailey County Falls County Kleberg County Runnels County
Bandera County Fannin County Knox County Rusk County
Bastrop County Fayette County La Salle County Sabine County
Baylor County Fisher County Lamar County San Augustine County
Bee County Floyd County Lamb County San Jacinto County
Bell County Foard County Lampasas County San Patricio County
Bexar County Fort Bend County Lavaca County San Saba County
Blanco County Franklin County Lee County Schleicher County
Borden County Freestone County Leon County Scurry County
Bosque County Frio County Liberty County Shackelford County
Bowie County Gaines County Limestone County Shelby County
Brazoria County Galveston County Lipscomb County Sherman County
Brazos County Garza County Live Oak County Smith County
Brewster County Gillespie County Llano County Somervell County
Briscoe County Glasscock County Loving County Starr County
Brooks County Goliad County Lubbock County Stephens County
Brown County Gonzales County Lynn County Sterling County
Burleson County Gray County Madison County Stonewall County
Burnet County Grayson County Marion County Sutton County
Caldwell County Gregg County Martin County Swisher County
Calhoun County Grimes County Mason County Tarrant County
Callahan County Guadalupe County Matagorda County Taylor County
Cameron County Hale County Maverick County Terrell County
Camp County Hall County McCulloch County Terry County
Carson County Hamilton County McLennan County Throckmorton County
Cass County Hansford County McMullen County Titus County
Castro County Hardeman County Medina County Tom Green County
Chambers County Hardin County Menard County Travis County
Cherokee County Harris County Midland County Trinity County
Childress County Harrison County Milam County Tyler County
Clay County Hartley County Mills County Upshur County
Cochran County Haskell County Mitchell County Upton County
Coke County Hays County Montague County Uvalde County
Coleman County Hemphill County Montgomery County Val Verde County
Collin County Henderson County Moore County Van Zandt County
Collingsworth County Hidalgo County Morris County Victoria County
Colorado County Hill County Motley County Walker County
Comal County Hockley County Municipal Judge City of Clyde County Waller County
Comanche County Hood County Nacogdoches County Ward County
Concho County Hopkins County Navarro County Washington County
Cooke County Houston County Newton County Webb County
Coryell County Howard County Nolan County Wharton County
Cottle County Hudspeth County Nueces County Wheeler County
Crane County Hunt County Ochiltree County Wichita County
Crockett County Hutchinson County Oldham County Wilbarger County
Crosby County Irion County Orange County Willacy County
Culberson County Jack County Palo Pinto County Williamson County
Dallam County Jackson County Panola County Wilson County
Dallas County Jasper County Parker County Winkler County
Dawson County Jeff Davis County Parmer County Wise County
De Witt County Jefferson County Pecos County Wood County
Deaf Smith County Jim Hogg County Polk County Yoakum County
Delta County Jim Wells County Potter County Young County
Denton County Johnson County Presidio County Zapata County
Dickens County Jones County Rains County Zavala County
Dimmit County Karnes County Randall County

Online defensive driving and online traffic school courses also offered in these courts:

Justice of the Peace Precinct 1 Place 1 Justice of the Peace Precinct 3 Place 1 Municipal Judge, City of Hamilton Municipal Judge, City of Hico

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