This program is designed to allow drivers the opportunity to recognize and review their driving habits, attitudes and behaviors. The objective is to motivate drivers to heighten their driving awareness and establish safer driving techniques for the enhanced safety of the entire community. If qualified for the program, a defendant may voluntarily enter into the traffic school program. The qualifications for the program are as follows:
If you qualify for the program and decide to participate, you will be required to pay a program fee to the court, which is equivalent to the presumptive fine listed on your citation. In addition to paying the traffic school court fee, you will be required to attend a court approved traffic school. These traffic schools charge tuition fees ranging between $30 and $50, which is an additional cost to you. You are only required to attend one class and there are several options available, including a computer on-line course.
- You were cited for a single moving violation that does not involve an accident.
- You have no previous moving violation convictions or traffic crimes anywhere within the last three years.
- You have not participated in a traffic school program anywhere within the last three years.
- You have a valid non-commercial drivers license or permit.
If you are interested in this program, please advise the court specialist when you appear on your citation. If you have questions, please call the court at (541) 774-2040 and press zero to speak to a court specialist.
You may apply for traffic school through the mail using the form below.