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Frequently Asked Questions

Customer Service: 1-800-530-6288

General Information

I received a traffic ticket. What are my options?
If you have received a traffic violation, you typically have three options:

    OPTION 1: You may pay the penalty as noted on your citation or as prescribed by law. If
    applicable, points will be assessed against your driving record.

    OPTION 2
: You may contest the citation if you feel you are not guilty. If you choose this option,
    you will be required to appear in court on your court date as stated on your citation. If the court
    determines you have committed the offense, a penalty will be imposed and points will be
    assessed against your driving record.

    OPTION 3
: If you meet certain qualifications, you may attend an approved Driver Improvement
    School
. If you elect and complete this option, the case against you will be nol-prossed and no
    points will be assessed against your driving record.

What qualifications do I have to meet to attend the Driver Education Program Online for a
traffic ticket?

 You may only attend traffic school once a year for a traffic violation, unless you get special permission from the court/judge having jurisdiction over your case. You will be provided with an affidavit that must be signed by you, notarized, and then mailed along with your court cost to the court clerk of the county in which you received your citation.
 You cannot attend traffic school without first obtaining permission from the court/judge that issued the citation for any violations that require a court appearance. These violations include, but are not limited to the following: Reckless Driving, Driving Without First Obtaining a Driver's License, Driving Under the Influence (DUI), Driving While Revoked, Driving While Suspended. If a court appearance is required it will noted on your citation.

What are the advantages of taking the Driver Education Program Online?
There are many advantages associated with this program, the greatest of which is keeping a clean driving record and avoiding a suspension or revocation of driving privileges. There are monetary advantages to completing this course as well, such as lower insurance premiums, and in many cases keeping or acquiring a job that requires a clean driving record.

 Driver Education helps prepare those applying for an Alabama driver’s license.
 It keeps licensed drivers current on traffic law and safe driving practices.
 Satisfies Commercial/Industrial liability insurance requirements.
 Many insurers offer premium discounts after the completion of this course.
  For traffic violators who are eligible to elect this option and successfully complete the course:

a) No points are added to your driving record.
b) The ticket is nol-prossed, meaning prosecution will be terminated,if court approved
c) Current driving status is retained.
d) You may avoid exposure to insurance penalties.

How much does it cost to attend the Driver Education Program Online?
The cost of the Driver Education Program Online is $30.00. This fee can be paid during the registration process with a credit card (Visa, MasterCard, or Discover); or you may mail a money order to the following address: 574 Azalea Road, Suite 109, Mobile, AL 36609 .
If you have a traffic ticket there may be an additional fee imposed by the court. You must contact the court in which you received the violation to obtain the costs associated with your ticket.  

What will I need in order to attend the Driver Education Program Online?
You will need all of the following to attend the online course:

  A computer with internet access. If you do not have access to a computer, most public libraries and universities have computers available for public use. For optimal performance, be sure you are using the most recent versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer or Chrome or FireFox. If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer, you can upgrade your browser at http://www.mircosoft.com/windows/ie/default.htm. If you are using Chrome, you can upgrade your browser at http://www.google.com/chrome/. If you are using Chrome, you can upgrade your browser at https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new/.

  An e-mail address. If you do not have your own e-mail address, you can obtain a free e-mail account at the following websites: www.hotmail.com or www.mail.yahoo.com.

Registration Information

How do I begin?
First you will need to register. You can enter the registration process by selecting Create an account on our homepage at http://www.aldrivingschoolcom
 

What will I need to complete the registration process?
You will need the following to complete the registration process:

  Your Drivers License information.

  Your traffic ticket (if applicable).

  An e-mail address. If you do not have your own e-mail address, you can obtain a free e-mail account at the following websites: www.hotmail.com or www.mail.yahoo.com.

Course Information

How do I login and logout of the course once I have registered?
To login: Go to our homepage at www.aldrivingschool.com. Located on the page are fields for your Login ID and Password. Enter your Login ID and Password in the provided spaces, then click Login. Please remember that both your Login ID and Password are case sensitive.
To logout: All you have to do is click Logout, which is located on the left menu panel.  

Will I have to pass a test?
Yes, there will be quizzes at the end of each section and a final exam that must be passed to complete the course. However, you will have the opportunity to review all of the material before beginning the quizzes and final exam. You will also be allowed re-take the quizzes and final exam as many times as needed if you do not pass. 

What if I have trouble passing the quizzes or test, can I have a friend or family member help me?
No, you may not have a friend or family member help you with the quizzes or test. If  you are attending the course for a traffic citation, you are required to sign an affidavit stating you alone will complete all the course requirements. However, if you are having problems understanding the course material, you may e-mail us at support@aldrivingschool.com or you may contact our office at 1-800-530-6288.  

How long will it take to complete the Driver Education Program Online?
The Driver Education Program Online allows you to work at your own pace. There are no time restraints placed on this course. The amount of time spent in this course will depend on your ability to read and absorb the material. We recommend that you take your time as you proceed through the course, because you will be tested on this material.

Will I have to complete the entire course at one time?
You are not required to complete the entire course all at one time, but you can if you would like. You will be able to login and logout at any time and as often as you wish. Your position in the course will be tracked every time you logout. Therefore, when you log back in you will be taken to your current position in the course.  

When will I receive my certificate of completion?
After completion of this course, your certificate will be mailed to you within five (5) business days. It is your responsibility to complete this course in time to receive your certificate and then forward it, along with any court costs to the court in which you received the violation.   

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