Georgia State law requires you to attend a State certified Defensive Driving course if your license has been revoke or suspended for any reason other than drugs or alcohol, The Department of Driver Services (DDS) regulates Driver Improvement Clinics also referred to as Defensive Driving Clinics (DDC). The course is designed to teach drivers about safe driving attitudes and behaviors.
Benefits of Defensive Driving
• Points Reduction – licensed Georgia residents may request that DDS reduce the number of points assessed against their Georgia Driver’s license up to 7 points once every 5 years.
• Suspension of License – If your license has been suspended for reasons other than DUI, you must complete the 6-hour Defensive Driving Program before your license is reinstated.
• Fine Reduction – Taking the 6hrs Defensive driving course may significant reduce your traffic ticket fine and prevent points from being added to your license.
• Insurance Discounts – Most insurance companies will give you 10 – 15% discount on your insurance, if you take the 6hrs defensive driving course and have had a clean driving record for the past 3yrs