* Defensive Driving
Eligibility Requirements

How to Register for a Classroom Class

1. You have not taken an Arizona Defensive Driving class for a violation dismissal within the past 12 months from your last citation date. If your not sure, you may check your eligibility here. (Click here to check your Eligibility)

1. Determine your Eligibility by reviewing the Defensive Driving Eligibility Requirements.

2. Your citation was not the result of a serious physical injury or fatality.

2. Select a Defensive Driving Diversion program date and location from the Class Dates and Locations page (Click to View).

3. You do not hold a commercial driver license (CDL).

3. Complete the Classroom Registration form (Click here to Register), or call us at (480) 361-1858 and we will register you over the phone.

4. The violation you were cited for is on the Eligible Violations List (Click to View).

4. We will confirm your eligibility for the Defensive Driving program through the Arizona Supreme Court Tracking System and confirm your registration by e-mail.

5. You must complete the Defensive Driving program AT LEAST 7 calendar days PRIOR to your court date.

5. Call us with any questions you may have. If you need a continuance (extension), call us at (480) 361-1858, and we will be happy to assist you.

There are NO GAMES TO PLAY, and NO TESTS TO PASS by attending a CLASSROOM Defensive Driving program with our school.

Interested in an Online, internet-based Defensive Driving Course?

You may choose to take the Arizona Defensive Driving program online, through the internet. The internet-based defensive Driving program will take a minimum of 4 hours to complete, and you will be required to pass a twenty five question, multiple choice test at the conclusion of the program. You must score 80% or better to pass the course (you can only miss 5 of the 25 questions to pass). To register for an online defensive driving course, visit our Online Classes - (Click here) page.

Cost to Attend and what to bring to Class

It depends on the jurisdiction where you received your traffic complaint/citation. The State Court Fee is $20, The State Surcharge Fee is $45, and our School Fee is $42 when paid with certified funds, debit or credit cards. The jurisdictional court information is found on the ticket, and their fees vary by court. We accept certified funds (cashier's checks or money orders), and we accept debit and credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover cards). We do not accept personal checks.

To determine the total cost of your traffic ticket, click the fee schedule of your choice here:

What to bring to class: A copy of your complaint/citation and any related documents you have received from the court, your fee payment (certified funds (cashier's check or money order) in the EXACT amount, made out to Arizona School of Defensive Driving, LLC, or Credit/Debit (Mastercard, Visa or Discover) card), and your driver license. You may also bring a refreshment and snack.


Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices of Arizona Training Associates, LLC and its subsidiaries, Arizona School of Defensive Driving and Southwest Traffic School. This notice applies solely to the information we collect on this website.

We are the sole owners of the information we collect from you on this website. We only have access to the information we collect from you and that you voluntarily provide to us through the registration page of this website, telephonically, in hardcopy, or by e-mail, as required by the Arizona Supreme Court ACJA §7-205 for the purposes of a defensive driving diversion program and complaint dismissal.

The information we collect about you is retained in an offline private archival database for 3 years as required by the Arizona Supreme Court ACJA §7-205, and not on an online public or private database. Additionally, we collect credit/debit card information (number, expiration date, CVV and zip code) from you for the sole purpose of collecting the fees related to the defensive driving diversion program and complaint dismissal.

We will not sell or otherwise distribute information about you to anyone. We will share your information with the Arizona Supreme Court and the jurisdictional court through which you received your complaint, and only such information required for complaint dismissal. We will not share your information with any other third party outside of our organization. We will never contact you for any reason outside of the specifics of processing the complaint you have received.

We take precautions to protect your information. Our website is secured where all of our web pages are encrypted and transmitted on a secured socket layer (SSL). You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon in the web address box, or the status line of your browser, or by looking for https:// at the beginning of the address of the web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, accounting or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us by phone at (480) 361-1858 or by email at admin@AzSODD.com.


Refund Policy

It is an Arizona Supreme Court policy that once you begin the Defensive Driving Diversion course, there are NO REFUNDS!! If you start the class and, for any reason, are unable to complete the 4 to 4.5 hour class, you will not receive a refund or partial credit. We will reschedule you for a different class session provided you would complete the class at least 7 calendar days before your court arraignment date.


Arizona Supreme Court Website and Toll-Free Phone Number


Website: www.AzDrive.com - Toll Free Phone: 1-888-334-5565