Arizona Online Traffic School

4 Hour Defensive Driving Course

  • AZ Supreme Court approved course

  • Fix your ticket and address a court order

  • Easy To Follow Training 100% Online

  • Learn at Your Own Pace

  • Great Customer Support 


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Master Safe Driving with DDI Defensive Driving School

Experience the most efficient and effective way to enhance your driving skills with our Arizona Defensive Driving School course. Trusted by over 50,000 drivers, our program is specifically designed to not only improve your driving knowledge but also to significantly reduce the likelihood of future traffic violations. Here’s how our course can benefit you:

  • Ticket Dismissal: Easily dismiss a traffic ticket, saving you time and money.
  • Court Order Fulfillment: Fulfill any court-ordered driving education requirements seamlessly.
  • Point Prevention: Prevent points from accumulating on your Driver’s License, keeping your record clean.
  • MVD Requirements: Meet any Motor Vehicle Department mandates for driver education or improvement.

Join the ranks of our satisfied customers and take the first step towards becoming a safer, more informed driver today.


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Arizona Defensive Driving Course

Why Defensive Drivers Institute?

At DDI, we offer both classroom and online defensive driving courses tailored to fit your lifestyle and preferences. 
  • Flexible Learning Options: Choose between classroom and online defensive driving courses to best suit your lifestyle and preferences.
  • Mobile and Tablet Friendly: Access our online courses anytime, anywhere—perfect for learning on the go or from the comfort of your home.
  • Secure Payment System: Your payment information is safeguarded with top-tier encryption and cybersecurity, ensuring a secure transaction.
  • Proven Effectiveness: Our courses are designed to reduce recidivism and enhance road safety for you and your family.

Why Choose Our Courses?

Our meticulously designed courses are proven to decrease the likelihood of recidivism, making the roads safer for you, your family, and the community.

Course Content and Curriculum

The Arizona Defensive Driving Course offered by the Defensive Drivers Institute (DDI) is meticulously designed to cover a wide range of topics essential for safe driving. Participants will delve into the latest traffic laws and regulations to ensure they are up-to-date with legal requirements. The curriculum also focuses on safe driving practices, including defensive driving techniques that can significantly reduce the risk of accidents on the road. Additionally, the course addresses the psychological aspects of driving, such as dealing with road rage and the impact of stress on driving performance. Interactive modules on the effects of alcohol and drugs provide critical insights into how substances impair driving abilities, emphasizing the importance of sober driving. Interactive elements play a crucial role in enhancing the learning experience. The online course incorporates quizzes, simulations, and engaging videos to ensure participants not only learn but also apply their knowledge in practical scenarios. This approach helps solidify understanding and encourages active participation. By the end of the course, participants will have gained a comprehensive understanding of safe driving principles, ready to apply these skills in their daily driving to ensure their safety and that of others on the road. Arizona Defensive driving infographic

Benefits of Completing the Course

Completing the Arizona Defensive Driving Course offers numerous benefits beyond the immediate advantage of ticket dismissal. One of the most significant benefits is the potential for insurance premium discounts. Many insurance companies recognize the value of defensive driving courses and offer discounts to drivers who complete such programs, acknowledging their reduced risk profile. Additionally, the course can lead to a reduction of points on the driver’s record, which is particularly beneficial for those at risk of reaching the point limit. The course’s proven effectiveness in reducing recidivism contributes to safer roads for everyone. By focusing on the development of safe driving habits and understanding the consequences of risky driving behaviors, participants are less likely to commit traffic violations in the future. This not only enhances the individual’s safety but also contributes to the overall safety of the community. The Defensive Drivers Institute takes pride in its role in promoting road safety and encourages drivers to take this opportunity to improve their driving skills and knowledge.

Instructor Qualifications

The Defensive Drivers Institute prides itself on the high caliber of its instructors, who are the backbone of the DDI Defensive Driving Course. Each instructor brings a wealth of experience and expertise in driving safety, with many having backgrounds in law enforcement, traffic safety research, and professional driving instruction. Their qualifications are rigorously vetted to ensure they meet the high standards set by the Arizona Supreme Court Defensive Driving Program. Instructors are not only knowledgeable but also skilled in teaching techniques that cater to a diverse range of learning styles. They are trained to create an engaging and supportive learning environment, whether in the classroom or through the online platform. This approach ensures that participants fully understand and retain the course material, empowering them to become safer, more responsible drivers. The dedication and expertise of the instructors are key factors in the course’s effectiveness and the high satisfaction rates among participants.


  • Not available for citations received while driving a commercial vehicle.
  • Not applicable for criminal violations, except with prior court approval.
  • Ineligible if the citation involved a traffic accident resulting in serious injury or death.
  • Juveniles may need special court permission for classroom or online courses.

Learn More:

Have questions? Visit our FAQ section or reach out directly to the AOC:

Defensive Drivers Institute:

Proudly certified under the Arizona Supreme Court Defensive Driving Program, we’re here to support your journey to safer driving. Choose DDI for a comprehensive and convenient way to fulfill your defensive driving requirements, ensure your safety on the road, and potentially dismiss your traffic ticket.


Absolutely! Our course at the Arizona Defensive Driving School is officially recognized by the Arizona Supreme Court, fulfilling all court and DMV requirements.

The Defensive Drivers Institute’s online course provides a thorough educational experience right from your home. With 24/7 access, the course features interactive elements such as animations and videos, giving you complete flexibility in learning.

Key benefits include:

  • Preventing points on your driving record.
  • Avoiding increases in insurance rates due to violations.
  • Handling of completion information directly with the court.
  • Issuing a certificate of completion for your records.
  • Learning valuable defensive driving skills that last a lifetime!

Eligibility is determined case-by-case, but generally, you’re likely eligible if:

  • You possess a valid non-commercial driver’s license (CDL holders are ineligible).
  • It has been at least 12 months since your last traffic citation.
  • Your violation is a minor, non-criminal moving violation. Visit our ‘How It Works’ page for detailed eligibility criteria.

Non-residents can enroll in the Arizona Defensive Driving course. You must inform the court on your citation of your intent to take this course online. The course must be completed at least 7 days before your court date, as per the AZ Supreme Court. Coordination with the local court is required.

The course is designed to meet the 4-hour state requirement. You can complete it in a single day or over a longer period, at your convenience.

As of July 3rd, 2015, eligible individuals can take the course once every year, provided 12 months have passed since your last traffic violation.

In Arizona, defensive driving courses are court-mandated or referred and cannot be taken voluntarily for point reduction.

This course allows for the dismissal of one violation every twelve months. Follow the court’s instructions for any additional violations on your ticket.

For registration, you’ll need your traffic ticket and driver’s license to provide information such as your license number and citation number.

The course covers topics relevant to Arizona driving and traffic laws across 12 chapters, including:

  • Highway safety
  • Alcohol and drug impairment
  • State traffic laws
  • Handling driving emergencies
  • Vehicle maintenance