The following are the eligibility requirements for attending an Arizona Defensive Driving course:
- You have not attended a defensive driving course for a traffic citation within the past 12 months.
- Your violation must be on the list of eligible violations (see below), unless ordered by a court.
- If eligible, you can attend for one violation only.
- If you were involved in a serious injury or fatal collision, you are not eligible.
- If you hold a commercial driver's license you are not eligible for the Defensive Driving course, regardless of whether you were driving a commercial vehicle or your personal vehicle at the time of the violation. In addition, those driving a commercial vehicle requiring a commercial driver's license are also not eligible. The only exceptions to this rule are:
- If the violation occurred before the driver held a commercial driver’s license.
- If the violation occurred after the driver surrendered his or her commercial driver’s license.
- You must complete this course at least 7 days prior to your court date.
Violations marked “CM” on the following list are eligible ONLY with the express permission of the presiding judge of the jurisdictional court.