A defensive driving affidavit is a notarized statement confirming your identity, which some Texas courts require. We explain why and when they are mandated before your completion certificate can be released.
Don’t panic over a Texas ticket! We explain the steps for requesting defensive driving from the court first, what documentation they require, enrolling in a course they approve, finishing your certificate, then filing your paperwork with the court by their deadline.
You’ll want to get defensive driving done before the date the court gives you to complete it, but you don’t want to start it before the date your ticket gave you to contact the court! confused? Learn more!
Texas keeps detailed records of tickets, violations, and accidents that impact insurance costs. We explain the different types of driving records and what shows up on them over time, like defensive driving course completions.