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  • Get your certificate emailed to you for FREE as soon as you complete the course.
  • We provide a FREE extra copy of your certificate you can keep for your records.
  • You can also print a copy of your certificate right from your account when you finish your course.
  • Our helpful Customer Care team is available to answer your questions 7 days a week!

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We want you to enjoy your experience with us!

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Bastrop County Driving Safety Course (DSC)

Did you get a ticket in Bastrop County? If you have received a ticket in or around Bastrop County, don't worry; we're here for you. Completing our TDLR-Approved Driving Safety Course (DSC) will help you dismiss your traffic ticket and prevent points from being added to your driver record. You could even qualify for a car insurance discount!

Our online driving safety course will allow you to mask your ticket and keep points off your driving record.

Why Choose Our Defensive Driving Course?

TDLR Approved

Our course is fully approved by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR), ensuring it meets all state requirements for ticket dismissal and insurance discounts.

Flexible and Convenient

Complete the course at your own pace online, with the ability to start and stop as needed to fit your schedule.

How to Dismiss Your Traffic Ticket

If you're eligible, you can take a Defensive Driving course (also known as "Traffic School" and "Driver Safety Course" or "DSC") to dismiss your ticket and keep points off your record. Our online driving safety course will allow you to mask your ticket and keep points off your driving record. You must elect to take the driving safety course on or before your appearance date listed on your citation and enter a plea of no contest or guilty.

The citation the officer issues you when you get a ticket contains information about your ticket. This information includes the nature of the violation (speeding, etc.), the citation number, and the court to which your case is assigned.

Keep Points Off Your Texas Driving Record

The main reason people take traffic school is to keep points off their record. Your insurance company bases its premium on the number of tickets you have (in addition to other factors). By taking traffic school, your insurance company will not see your traffic ticket. It is on your record but masked or hidden. Only the police are able to see the ticket. This means your insurance rates will not go up because of the ticket.

Of course, another reason to take a defensive driving course is to refresh your driving knowledge or to become a better driver. We at Safe2Drive are in the business of traffic safety education. We believe traffic safety education is one way to improve the behavior of drivers on the road. Our aim is to help you become a better driver when you take our course.

Driving Safety Course Requirements

The only types of tickets in Bastrop County that can be dismissed by a Driving Safety Course are moving violations.

Each court specifies its eligibility requirements for taking a Defensive Driving course for ticket dismissal, so you must check with your court to ensure you qualify. You're usually eligible to take a Defensive Driving course if you meet the following requirements:

  • Enter a plea of guilty or no contest on or before the appearance date on your citation
  • Present a request to take the driving safety course in writing on or before your appearance date on your citation
  • Present a valid Texas Driver's license, permit, or Military ID
  • Present proof of financial responsibility
  • You must not have taken the driving safety course within a year before your citation
  • Pay the court costs and administrative fees at the time of the request

You must NOT have taken the driving safety course for the purpose of having a citation dismissed within the 12 months prior to the date of your citation. You will be required to sign a sworn affidavit, under the penalty of perjury, stating that you are in compliance with this condition.

Moving violations are not eligible for dismissal if they were given under any of these circumstances:

  • No auto insurance
  • A construction zone with workers present
  • Passing a school bus
  • You do not have a valid Texas driver's license
  • You hold a commercial driver's license
  • Leaving the scene of an accident

If you get a ticket in Bastrop, you will be required to address it with one of the Bastrop County Municipal Courts.

Bastrop County, Texas Municipal Court Locations

Bastrop Municipal Court

Address: 04 Grady Tuck Ln, Bastrop, TX 78602

Phone: (512) 332-8650

Elgin Municipal Court

Address: 310 N Main St, Elgin, TX 78621

Phone: (512) 281-0318

Smithville Municipal Court

Address: 317 Main Street Smithville, Texas 78957

Phone: (512) 360-4095

Bastrop County Justice of the Peace Locations

Bastrop County Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1

Address: 804 Pecan Street P.O. Box 336. Bastrop, TX 78602

Phone: (512) 581-4258

Bastrop County Justice of the Peace, Precinct 2

Address: 911 SE Martin Luther King Blvd, Smithville, TX 78957

Phone: (512) 581-4021

Bastrop County Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3

Address: 804 Pecan Street Bastrop, TX 78602

Phone: (512) 581-7100

Bastrop County Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4

Address: 804 Pecan Street Bastrop, TX 78602

Phone: (512) 332-7267

How Does the DSC Work?

Safe2Drive's BastropCounty Driving Safety Course is quick and easy. Get everything done in three simple steps!

Step One: Register for the DSC Course.

Create a username and password and fill out your contact information.

Step Two: Take the Course.

Our Defensive Driving course (DSC) consists of 11 short online lessons. We've incorporated the final exam into the multiple-choice end-of-lesson quizzes. That means you'll take the final exam as you progress through the course. You must pass the end-of-lesson quiz to proceed to the next lesson. Most people pass the lesson quiz on their first attempt, but you can retake a lesson quiz as many times as necessary to pass at no extra fee.

You may log in and out of the course as often as you'd like. Take it all in one sitting, or come and go on your own schedule. It's completely up to you!

Step Three: Get your Certificate of Completion.

When you complete the course, we will immediately email you your Certificate of Completion for FREE. You must sign the court copy of the certificate and deliver it to your court. We provide you with an additional copy of your certificate that you can keep for your records.

FAQs for Bastrop County Defensive Driving Course

What is the Bastrop County Defensive Driving Online Course?

The online course is a six-hour educational program sanctioned by the Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR). It's designed for drivers looking to dismiss a traffic ticket or reduce their auto insurance premiums in Texas.

Does the state of Texas recognize this course?

Absolutely! Our course has received full approval from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR). You can check our accreditation status directly on their website: [TDLR approved].

Will my Bastrop County court accept this course for ticket dismissal?

Yes, since our course is state-approved by Texas, completion certificates from Safe2Drive are accepted by all courts across Texas for ticket dismissal purposes.

How does the Bastrop County Defensive Driving course operate?

Our course is straightforward and user-friendly, structured in three simple steps:

  1. Register
  2. Complete your online course
  3. Get your certificate

How Much Does This Course Cost?

Texas Driver Safety Course (DSC) course costs $25, the lowest cost allowed by the state.

How Long Does This Course Take to Complete?

You can finish the Texas DSC Course in as little as 6 hours, the shortest time allowed by law.

See our complete list of Texas Defensive Driving FAQs.

Course Details

The Texas Defensive Driving course is a six-hour course regulated by the Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR). Drivers take this course to get a ticket dismissed or obtain a discount on their auto insurance premium. Schools approved by the TDLR offer the course in a classroom setting or online. A printable certificate of completion is issued upon completion of the course. Drivers submit this completion to the court to get their ticket dismissed or submit it to the insurance company for a discount.

Verifying TDLR Approval: You can confirm our course's approval by checking our TDLR Course Provider Number (CP557) and School Number (C2229), ensuring our compliance and accreditation for providing defensive driving education.

What You'll Learn

The course covers traffic laws and techniques for driving safely on Texas roads. The TDLR regulates the specific topics and includes:

  • Texas Driving Rules: Learn the fundamental rules of the road specific to Texas, including speed limits, right-of-way regulations, and traffic law enforcement.
  • Distracted Driving: Understand the dangers of distracted driving, including using mobile devices and strategies to stay focused on the road.
  • Driving Emergencies:Gain knowledge on how to respond effectively to driving emergencies, such as tire blowouts, brake failure, and evasive maneuvers.
  • Protecting Yourself While Driving: Learn safety measures to protect yourself and your passengers, including seat belts, airbags, and defensive driving techniques.
  • Driving in All Seasons: Acquire skills for driving safely in various weather conditions, including rain, ice, snow, and extreme heat.
  • Adult and Child Safety Equipment: Understand the importance and proper use of safety equipment for adults and children, including seat belts, child seats, and booster seats.
  • Impaired Driving: Recognize the risks of impaired driving due to alcohol, drugs, and fatigue, and learn the legal consequences and safety implications.
  • Driving Behaviors: Explore how personal behaviors and attitudes, such as aggression and patience, affect driving safety and how to develop positive driving habits.
  • Recent Trends in Driving: Stay informed about the latest trends in driving and traffic safety, including technological advancements and new traffic management strategies.
  • Best Practices and Procedures: Learn best practices and recommended procedures for safe driving, including proper following distances, checking blind spots, and signaling intentions.

Course Duration

This course meets all the requirements for a Defensive Driving program and spans 6 hours. Enjoy the flexibility to progress through the course at your own pace, logging in and out whenever it suits you. Designed for modern convenience, our course is fully compatible with mobile devices, allowing you to access it easily from smartphones, laptops, and tablets.

About Bastrop County Texas

Bastrop County, nestled in the picturesque landscapes of Central Texas, serves as a captivating blend of historical richness, natural splendor, and community vibrancy. This charming region invites both visitors and residents to delve into its diverse offerings, from the historic and vibrant streets of Bastrop, the county seat, to the tranquil expanses emblematic of the county's countryside. Bastrop County stands as a beacon of the enduring spirit of rural Texas, complemented by the conveniences and connectivity of modern life.

Explore Bastrop's Historic Charm

Bastrop, the heart of Bastrop County, is a bustling community where the past and the present merge effortlessly. As you explore Bastrop, you're met with a panorama of historical landmarks, flourishing local enterprises, and welcoming public spaces. The town's commitment to preserving its rich history while nurturing a forward-looking perspective is palpable. Our defensive driving course is tailored to help you safely navigate Bastrop's streets, enabling you to fully immerse in its distinct cultural and communal ethos

Discovering the Serenity of Bastrop County's Countryside

The vast, open landscapes of Bastrop County provide a peaceful escape from city life, offering a backdrop for endless outdoor activities. Home to extensive ranches, verdant farms, and conserved natural spaces, the county is an ideal spot for bird-watching, hiking, and taking scenic drives across its picturesque pastures and fields. Our course emphasizes conscious driving in these rural settings, advocating for the safety and preservation of the area's wildlife and agricultural legacy.

Venturing Through Elgin and Beyond

Elgin, another prominent city in Bastrop County, acts as a vibrant hub for commerce and community engagement. This town's mix of historical depth and modern amenities reflects the broader growth and resilience of the county. Our defensive driving course stresses the importance of cautious and considerate driving in Elgin to ensure the protection and well-being of its close-knit community.

Navigating the Diverse Landscapes of Bastrop County

The varied geography of Bastrop County, from its fertile lands to gentle hills, introduces unique driving experiences and challenges. Sudden weather changes, such as unexpected rain or fog, can affect driving conditions. Our defensive driving course provides essential tips for dealing with these situations, focusing on safe driving techniques for adverse weather and the less traveled roads of the county.

Bastrop County embodies a spirit of historical respect, contemporary enjoyment, and future possibilities. Participating in our defensive driving course not only prepares you to address tickets or qualify for insurance discounts; it also integrates you into the ongoing narrative of Bastrop County's safety and beauty. Embrace your journey through Bastrop County with assurance and thoughtfulness, ready to navigate whatever lies ahead on the road.

Bastrop County, Texas, boasts a diverse array of towns, cities, and unincorporated areas, each with its unique characteristics and historical significance. Here's a brief overview of some key locations within the county:

  • Alum Creek - A serene area offering picturesque landscapes and outdoor activities.
  • Bastrop - The county seat, known for its historic downtown and vibrant community events.
  • Bateman - A quiet, rural area ideal for those seeking a peaceful lifestyle.
  • Butler: - Features a close-knit community and rural charm.
  • Camp Swift - A historical area with a rich military history and evolving community.
  • Cedar Creek - Offers natural beauty and a growing residential community.
  • Circle D Estates - Known for its residential appeal and family-friendly environment.
  • Elgin - Famous for its historic downtown and as the "Sausage Capital of Texas.
  • McDade - A small town with a rich history and community spirit
  • Paige - Offers a quiet, rural setting with a strong sense of community.
  • Red Rock - Known for its scenic landscapes and tight-knit community.
  • Rosanky - Offers a glimpse into rural Texas life with its peaceful surroundings
  • Smithville - A charming town with a historic downtown and vibrant arts scene.
  • Wyldwood - A growing area known for its natural beauty and proximity to Austin.

Texas Defensive Driving Information

Check out the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation page on taking defensive driving and additional resources and information for Texas drivers.

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