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New Mexico Defensive Driving Course

Get your ticket dismissed and prevent points from being added to your record.

  • Our course is licensed by the New Mexico Traffic Safety Bureau.
  • This course satisfies New Mexico's 6-hour course requirement.
  • Enjoy interactive games, videos, and animations.
  • Study at the pace that's best for you. You could even finish in one day!
  • Complete this Driver Safety Course compelety online from any device.

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New Mexico Defensive Driving

Overview

Fast, Easy, and Reliable

Our New Mexico Defensive Driving course is easy, fast, and reliable! We offer great benefits and guarantee the lowest price and your satisfaction.

New Mexico Court-Referred Defensive Driving

Students typically take our defensive driving (also called driver safety) course after they have been issued a traffic citation and they are referred by a court to complete a defensive driving course. You must check with your court to see if you are eligible to take a defensive driving course to dismiss your ticket.

Our course is licensed by the New Mexico Traffic Safety Division of the New Mexico Department of Transportation. It meets the 6-hour New Mexico state-required minimum course length.


How the New Mexico Defensive Driving Course Works

Get everything done in four easy steps!

1. Register for NM Defensive Driving Course

Registration is fast and easy -- only two minutes! Create a username and password. Use your username and password to access the course as often as you want. We provide an unlimited number of logins.

2. Complete the Course

Our course consists of 11 lessons, including lecture material, animations, games, and a short quiz after each lesson. There are 10 multiple-choice questions in a quiz. You must answer 8 questions correctly to proceed to the next lesson. We allow unlimited retakes of the lesson quizzes. You can complete the course at your own pace: a little at a time or all in one sitting. Each time you login, we automatically take you to where you last left off.

3. Pass the Exam

You may take the final exam online or with a notary. The exam consists of 50 questions, and you must score at least 70% to pass. Most people pass the exam the first time. However, you can take the exam as often as necessary without any additional charge.

4. Get Your Certificate

We mail you an original copy of your certificate. You sign this and send it to the court. This is your proof that you completed a defensive driving program.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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General Note

We have made every attempt to answer the most commonly asked NM defensive driving questions. Please call or email us if your question is not here.

Questions

Is this New Mexico Defensive Driving course approved?

Yes, this course is approved by the Traffic Safety Division of the New Mexico Department of Transportation.

However, please note that students need to be referred by a court in order to take this course for ticket dismissal.

How does New Mexico Defensive Driving School work?

Our course consists of 11 lessons and a final exam. The lessons are made up of reading material, videos, animations, and interactive exercises. The final exam consists of multiple-choice questions.

Upon passing the final exam, we send the certificate to you; you sign it and send it to the court.

Why should I take an online New Mexico Defensive Driving course?

Take our New Mexico Driver Safety Course to get your traffic ticket dismissed and keep points off your driving record!

Must I finish traffic school in one sitting?

No, you can come and go as often as you like. We provide an unlimited number of logins. Just use your username and password to login. You can resume where you last left off.

How long does it take to complete the NM Driver Safety Course?

As required by law, this course is 6 hours in length. This is the minimum time allowed by law.

Can I take the final exam online?

Yes, you can take the exam online no matter what county issued you a citation. Our online exam consists of multiple-choice questions and requires about 15-20 minutes to complete.

What happens if I do not pass the final exam?

Most people pass the final exam the first time. However, you can take the exam as often as necessary without any additional charge.

Do you send the certificate straight to the New Mexico court?

No. We will mail you an original copy of your certificate. You sign it and send it to the court. This is your proof that you completed a defensive driving program.

How soon will I get my certificate?

If you finish the final exam by 3PM PST Monday-Friday, we process and mail your certificate via 1st Class USPS mail. If you complete the final exam after 3PM PST Monday-Friday, your certificate will be processed the next business day.

I need my New Mexico Driver Safety certificate tomorrow. Can you help me?

We suggest you seek an extension with the court. We can help you with this, too. Just give us a call. For those who require faster shipping methods, we also offer FedEx Overnight and 2-day delivery for an additional fee. FedEx does not deliver to P.O. Boxes.

What is the cost of the New Mexico Driver Safety course?

The course price is $26.95.

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