Driver Safety Course

Driver's Safety Course
Do not take a driver's safety course before receiving permission from the Court.

Requirements
You are not eligible if:
  • You hold a Commercial Driver's License (CDL).
  • Charged with speeding 25 MPH or more over the speed limit or traveling at a rate of speed greater than 95 MPH.
  • Charged with violating one of the following sections of the Transportation Code (TRC) of the State of Texas:
    • TRC Sec. 472.022 - Construction or maintenance work zone when workers present
    • TRC Sec. 545.066 - Passing a school bus.
    • TRC Sec. 545.401 - Reckless driving.
    • TRC Sec. 545.421 - Fleeing or attempting to elude Police Officer.
    • TRC Sec. 550.022 - Accident involving damage to a vehicle.
    • TRC Sec. 550.023 - Duty to give information and render aid.
    • TRC Sec. 522.003 - Serious traffic violations.
Eligibility
You must do the following to be approved to take a driver safety course for dismissal of your traffic violation:
  • Make your request on or before the appearance date on your citation in person at the Municipal Court clerk's window or by mail.
  • Submit a copy of valid Texas driver's license.
  • Submit proof of insurance showing you are a listed driver on the policy.
  • Pay court cost and administrative fees in the amount of $114.00, or $139.00 if violation occurred in a school zone.
  • Enter plea of either No Contest or Guilty.
Payment Options:
The court accepts cash, checks, money orders, Master Card, and Visa. Please make checks or money orders payable to the City of Murphy.

Please note:  Do not make an online payment for your driver's safety course as this will result in a conviction on your driving record.

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