Price and Payment
- Traffic School Fee
- State Fee
- State Surcharge Fee
- Court Diversion Fee
NOTE: All licensed schools in Arizona are required to collect the same fees for the State and Court. Be sure to compare only compare a Traffic School Fees if you are shopping for a price. Also, beware of undisclosed fees hidden by some schools such as processing fees, excessive certificate delivery fees, audio upgrades, etc.
What are State fees? What are Court fees?As an approved defensive driving school, we are obligated to collect fees on behalf of the State and Court and to deliver those fees to them according to strict guidelines.
State Fee An administrative fee that gives you the privilege of taking a defensive driving course.
Court Fee Another administrative fee charged to you that allows you to avoid paying the fine. We pay your court fee directly to the Court Clerk on your behalf.
Do I have to pay the fine for the violation too?Your fine for the violation was waived when you chose the option of completing a defensive driving course. The State and Court fees are separate, mandatory, and are not fines.
- A student pre-pays for a defensive driving course and does not begin the course
- An officer fails to file a citation with a court and the cited person attends a defensive driving course for that citation. Upon notification by the jurisdictional court, Improv will refund court diversion, state fee, state surcharge and course fees to the student; or
- A citation is dismissed by a jurisdictional court on its own motion, for technical problems not correctable under civil traffic rules of court. Upon notification by the jurisdictional court, Improv will refund court diversion, state fee, state surcharge and course fees to the student.
About the Course
- Voted "Best Traffic School."
- We are the only humorous defensive driving program approved in Arizona.
- Dismiss the violation! No points on your license.
- No increase in insurance rates.
- You will learn valuable traffic information, driving techniques and laws - and have fun doing it!
Registration and Eligibility
- Complete the online registration Sign Up Now!
- Enter payment information (your credit card WILL NOT be charged until we confirm your eligibility and you are ready to start). Payment must be complete before you begin the course.
- Submit court required paperwork (a copy of your citation, copy of your driver license and the signed eligibility form). More details will be provided once you complete online registration
- We confirm your eligibility FREE of charge and notify you that you are ready to proceed. SAME DAY PROCESSING SERVICE AVAILABLE if you are running against a deadline.
- Proceed to the Course
- Once you complete the course, we issue you an instant certificate and notify the court.
- Find your court.
- Fill out a simple registration form and select how quickly you need to start the course. Most course registrations can be processed and ready to start within 24 - 48 hours of sending in the required documents. In a hurry? Expedited processing options are also available.
- Send us a copy of the citation, your driver license and the signed registration agreement to verify your eligibility.
- Once eligibility is verified, you will receive an email letting you know that you are ready to start!
- Sometimes the court name on the citation is not the name the Arizona State Supreme Court uses.
- Cochise County Justice Court Precinct 5 is also called Sierra Vista JP (ID number 0205).
- The words 'Magistrate Court' and 'City Court' mean 'Municipal Court'.
- Maricopa Municipal Court is in Pinal County ... not Maricopa County.
- You have not completed a defensive driving course to dismiss a violation in the prior 12 months of the date of this citation.
- You were not involved in a crash that resulted in death or serious physical injury.
- You were not cited while driving with a commercial license.
- If your violation is on this list of
- Scan your documents and send us an email with the images attached.
- Fax the front of the citation and an enlarged, lightened copy of your driver license.
- Mail copies to our office - make sure you have enough time for the mail to arrive!
- If you choose email a digital photo of a document, make sure that you can see all of the edges of the paper in the picture.
- Faxes are often hard to read because the officer's writing is too faint. It's okay to use a pencil and darken in all of the writing.