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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.
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Bowie County Driving Safety Course (DSC)

Did you get a ticket in Bowie County? If you have received a ticket in or around Bowie 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 Bowie 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 Bowie, you will be required to address it with one of the Bowie County Municipal Courts.

Bowie County, Texas Municipal Court Locations

De Kalb Municipal Court

Address: 110 E Grizzly Dr De Kalb, TX 75559

Phone: (903) 667-3846

Hooks Municipal Court

Address: PO Box 37 Hooks, TX 75561

Phone: (903) 547-7056

Maude Municipal Court

Address: PO Box 100 Maud, TX 75567

Phone: (903) 585-2294

New Boston Municipal Court

Address: 108 N Center St New Boston, TX 75570

Phone: (903) 628-3503

Nash Municipal Court

Address: 119 Elm St, Nash, TX 75569

Phone: (903)838-0751

Red Water Municipal Court

Address: 120 Redwater Blvd W, Maud, TX 75573

Phone: 903-671-2775

Texarkana Municipal Court

Address: 100 N State Line Ave, Box 1 Texarkana, TX 75501

Phone: (903) 798-3010

Wake Village Municipal Court

Address: PO Box 3776 Wake Village, TX 75501

Phone: (903) 838-0515

Bowie County Justice of the Peaces

BowieCounty Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1, Place 1

Address: 101 N. State Line Ave #13, Texarkana, TX 75501

Bowie County Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1, Place 2

Address:101 N. State Line Ave #14, Texarkana, TX 75501

Phone: (903) 798-3038

Bowie County Justice of the Peace, Precinct 2

Address: 710 James Bowie Dr, New Boston, TX 75570

Phone: (903) 628-6812

Bowie County Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3

Address: 902 W Front St, De Kalb, TX, 75559

Phone: (903) 667-3891

Bowie County Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4

Address: 4844 US Hwy 67, Simms TX 75574

Phone: (903) 543-2279

BowieCounty Justice of the Peace, Precinct 5

Address: 508 Broadway, Maud TX 75567

Phone: (903) 585-5428

How Does the DSC Work?

Safe2Drive's Bowie County 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 Bowie County Defensive Driving Course

What is the Bowie 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 Bowie 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 Bowie 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 Bowie County, Texas

Bowie County is situated in the northeastern corner of Texas, sharing a border with Arkansas and Oklahoma. Known for its rich history, strategic location, and vibrant community, Bowie County plays a crucial role in the cultural and economic landscape of the Texarkana metropolitan area. The county, named after James Bowie, a legendary figure in Texas history, offers a unique blend of urban convenience and rural charm.

Economic Landscape

Bowie County's economy is diverse, with strong sectors in manufacturing, healthcare, education, and retail. Its proximity to Interstate 30 and the presence of Texarkana, a city that straddles the Texas-Arkansas border, significantly contribute to its economic activity. The county benefits from cross-border trade and commerce, which has led to the development of a robust logistics and distribution industry. Additionally, agriculture remains an important part of the local economy, with farms and ranches dotting the landscape, producing cotton, soybeans, cattle, and poultry.

Community and Lifestyle

The lifestyle in Bowie County is characterized by a blend of small-town warmth and urban amenities. Residents enjoy a strong sense of community, with numerous local events, festivals, and traditions that foster a close-knit atmosphere. The Texarkana area, serving as the cultural and commercial hub, offers a wide range of shopping, dining, and entertainment options, while the surrounding rural areas provide peaceful living and an appreciation for the outdoors. The county's schools, community organizations, and religious institutions are central to its vibrant social life, offering opportunities for engagement and service.

Education and Recreation

Bowie County is served by several school districts, including Texarkana Independent School District, offering quality education from elementary through high school. Higher education is represented by Texas A&M University-Texarkana and Texarkana College, which provide a range of undergraduate, graduate, and vocational programs. Recreationally, the county boasts numerous parks, lakes, and recreational areas such as Wright Patman Lake, offering fishing, boating, camping, and hiking. Golf courses, sports complexes, and community centers cater to a variety of interests and hobbies, ensuring residents and visitors alike can enjoy a balanced and active lifestyle.

Bowie County, Texas, is located in the northeastern corner of the state, offering a diverse mix of urban and rural settings. Here are the cities, towns, and unincorporated areas within Bowie County:

  • Texarkana: This unique city is split by the state line of Texas and Arkansas, serving as a major economic and cultural center for the region. Texarkana, Texas, is known for its rich history, vibrant arts scene, and the Perot Theatre, a restored historic landmark.
  • New Boston: Serving as the county seat, New Boston is a growing community with a strong sense of tradition, hosting the annual New Boston Pioneer Days Festival, which celebrates the town's heritage.
  • Wake Village: A small city near Texarkana, Wake Village offers a suburban lifestyle with easy access to urban amenities, characterized by its family-friendly parks and community events.
  • Hooks: Known for its close-knit community and quality schools, Hooks provides a quiet, small-town atmosphere with a strong emphasis on family and community values.
  • De Kalb: A town rich in history and community spirit, De Kalb hosts various local events and offers residents a serene, rural lifestyle amidst picturesque landscapes.
  • Maud: Maud is a small town where community ties are strong, and the pace of life is relaxed, offering a genuine small-town Texas experience.
  • Redwater: Located in the southwestern part of the county, Redwater is known for its excellent schools and community-oriented lifestyle, offering a peaceful rural setting with close proximity to Texarkana.
  • Nash: A rapidly growing suburb of Texarkana, Nash offers a mix of residential comfort and commercial convenience, making it an attractive place for families and businesses alike.
  • Leary: Leary, though small, is a community-focused town where residents enjoy the tranquility of country living while being just a short drive from the amenities of Texarkana.

Unincorporated Areas

  • Dalby Springs: Known for its historical significance and natural beauty, Dalby Springs is a small community with deep roots in the area's early settlement history.
  • Simms: Simms is notable for its rural charm and serves as a peaceful retreat for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life.
  • Boston: Not to be confused with New Boston, this unincorporated area is a quiet part of the county with a rich history and a sense of continuity from the past to the present.
  • Maltby: A lesser-known unincorporated area, Maltby offers residents a serene, rural lifestyle typical of the Texas countryside.

Each of these communities contributes to the diverse tapestry that is Bowie County, blending history, culture, and modern living in unique ways.

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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