Using the Defensive Driving Course

Logging in and out.

Use the student login and logout button to enter and exit our defensive driving course. When you logout, your course progress is saved—when you return, you can begin right where you left off.

texas defensive driving course dashboardDashboard.

For information about your course status, go to the Dashboard. In the Dashboard you can:

  • resume the course
  • view your progress
  • check your break time total
  • change your shipping address
  • change certificate delivery method
  • update ticket and court information
  • check verification status

using online texas driving course buttonsNavigating the course.

You’re required to view the lessons in order and aren’t allowed to skip ahead. To proceed through the course, click the “forward” arrow button located at the bottom of the page. To go back and review previous lessons, either click the “back” arrow button or use the course lesson menu.

Unit timer.

The unit timer located at the bottom of the page displays the remaining time you’re required to view the unit lessons. If you reach the end of a unit before meeting the minimum time requirement, your forward progress is blocked.

using online defensive driving timer

using online texas driving course slide buttonsUsing multimedia players.

The course contains several videos and slideshows. To watch a video, click the "play" button located on the video screen. To view images in a slideshow, click the red "forward" or "back" arrow located on either side.

using online texas driving course narrationNarration.

If reading isn’t your thing, turn on the course narrator. Then, just sit back, relax and listen as the course material is read to you. The narration player allows you to turn the narration on or off, adjust volume, play, pause, rewind and repeat.

Get help.

If you have questions or need assistance, go to the “help” menu. From there, you can find answers to frequently asked questions or contact us directly.

Ready to Get Started?

Register for the Drive Like This Texas Online Defensive Driving Course and you can get started right away!

Ticket dismissal

TDLR-approved and accepted 
by all Texas courts to dismiss 
a traffic ticket.

Insurance discount

Receive defensive driver 
discounts from most auto 
insurance companies.

Fast delivery

Courses completed by 3 p.m. 
are shipped the same day. 
Overnight delivery is available.

No reading required

Is reading not your thing? 
No problem. Optional course 
audio narration is available.