What is a Driving Safety Course?
A Driving Safety Course is a 6-8 hour class that is a refresher of safety techniques every driver should use. It is offered by private companies, not The Kilgore Municpal Court. This course may also be taken online. The Court is not allowed to give out any information concerning the location or company names that provide Driver's Safety Course.
Who is eligible?
Those individuals who have pled guilty or no contest to certain violations and have a valid Texas Driver's License, liability insurance with their name on the policy, and have not taken a Driving Safety Course within the last 12 months are eligible. If you held a Commercial Driver's license at the time the offense was committed, you are not eligible to take the Driving Safety Course.
What offense are ineligible?
- Speeding 25 mph over the limit or more
- Speeding in excess of 95 mph
- Failure to give information at an accident scene
- Leaving the scene of an accident
- Fleeing or attempting to elude a Police Officer
- Reckless Driving
- Passing a school bus
- Offenses committed in a construction work maintenance zone when workers are present
- Traffic offenses committed by a person with a Commercial Driver's License
Request for Driving Safety Course
Requests must be made in person, through email, or in writing, and sent by certified mail to The Kilgore Municipal Court. The request must be received by the Court by your appearance date. The request must include proof of a valid Texas Driver's License, proof of liability insurance, and the required fees. Payment of the administrative fee and court costs must be paid at the time of the request by state law.
- non-school zone offenses $144
- offense in a school zone $169