Why ExpressLane Texas Defensive Driving Course?
Aside from being able to complete your defensive driving course in as little as six hours, the shortest allowed by the state of Texas, ExpressLane can also save you a trip to the courthouse. You no longer need to wait to receive your certificate in the mail because courts in the CertiFile network offer you the option of automatically submitting your proof of completion online. If your court does not accept e-File, ExpressLane will mail your certificate for you.
Enter the city or county of the court that issued your citation to find out if it's in the CertiFile network.
Dismiss Your Ticket
A traffic ticket doesn’t have to damage your driving record. If you’re eligible, the State of Texas allows you to dismiss a ticket by taking a state-approved driving safety course like ExpressLane.
Accepted in all Texas Courts
ExpressLane Defensive Driving is approved by the Texas Department of Regulation and Licensing to provide high quality content designed to both educate and entertain you, and courts in the state are obligated to accept driving safety (defensive driving) course completion certificates from ExpressLane as a way to dismiss tickets.
Set Your Pace
The ExpressLane Defensive Driving course is six hours long, the shortest allowed by the State of Texas. However, you don’t have to complete the course in one sitting. You have 120 days to log back in and finish the course
Save on Auto Insurance
ExpressLane Defensive Driving satisfies the requirements most insurance companies have for this type of discount. Please contact your insurance company for more information.
Completely Video-Based Curriculum
ExpressLane makes driving safety fun with engaging videos throughout the course. With this approach, you don’t have to spend extra time reading and re-reading information. Plus, there is no final exam to pass!
Get Proof of Completion Sooner
For just $9.95, you can automatically send your completion certificate to the court online. If e-File is not accepted at your court, we will mail the certificate via standard mail for free, or you can choose to pay next-day delivery through FedEx. All certificates are mailed the same day.
More questions can be found on our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page.
How much does this course cost?
This course is the lowest cost allowed by the state, $25. If you want to expedite the shipping of your course completion certificate or file online using e-File, additional fees will apply.
Is there a support team I can contact?
Yes, our representatives are waiting to assist you via chat from 7am to 7pm Central.
What if my court isn't in the network for e-filing completion certificates?
If your court does not accept e-filing, you will need to show the court the completion certificate that we will mail you. If you are in a hurry, we offer expedited shipping, including Next Day shipping.
How do I find out if I am eligible for this driving safety class?
Anyone can take a driving safety class. If you are trying to get a ticket dismissed, you must ask for approval to take a driving safety class from the court that issued the ticket, before you complete the course. If you are not sure if your ticket qualifies, speak with someone at the office your ticket refers you to.
Is this course taken solely over the internet?
Yes, through our unique verification process you can take the full course from any phone, tablet, or desktop computer. You will not be required to go to a specific location or the DMV.