Defensive Driving Safety Program

ONLINE DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSE
In response to COVID 19, WPCC is now temporarily offering a 4-hour and 8-hour online Defensive Driving course. Sign up now and take advantage of this option while it is still available!
WALK-IN REGISTRATION SUSPENDED
Walk-in registration for Defensive Driving classes has been temporarily suspended. For information on how to register, please call Leslie Aldridge at (828) 448-6711 or Yvette Logan at (828) 448-6410.

Do you have a ticket?

If you have been charged with a minor violation in the 36th Judicial District, you may elect to have it reduced by the District Attorney, Scott Reilly, by completing a 4-hour defensive driving course! This course is offered through Western Piedmont Community College and the Safety and Health Council of North Carolina to train motorists in the principles of defensive driving.

In order to take advantage of this opportunity you MUST:

    • Pay $60.00 (4-hour) or $100.00 (8-hour). Please bring correct change. (Credit/Debit Card, Cash, or Money Order) made payable to Western Piedmont Community College.
    • Provide proof of course completion.
    • Pay all applicable court costs and fines (five (5) days before your scheduled court date) to the Clerk of Court in the county in which you received your citation.

*Fees subject to change. Please verify the cost of registration prior to signing up for class.

You are NOT eligible and you CANNOT take advantage of the program if:

  • Your court date has passed, OR
  • You have paid your citation prior to class.

If You Have Been Involved In An Accident:

Please contact your insurance company for questions regarding how your ticket may affect your insurance premiums.

You will need the following to register:

  • Your traffic citation
  • Your drivers license
  • Pay $60.00 (4-hour) or $100.00 (8-hour). Please bring correct change. (Credit/Debit Card, Cash, or Money Order) made payable to Western Piedmont Community College. This is a self-supporting class and registration fees are non-refundable.

Class Location & Times

Classes are only available online at this time.


Register for Defensive Driving