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Defensive Driving - What Are The Choices?

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Summary:
At some point in our driving years I suspect most all of us have to take defensive driving, whether to get rid of a ticket or maybe to just lower our insurance. For many years you only had one option, traffic school. But times and the options have changed.

Traffic school used to consist of getting up early on a Saturday morning or spending two nights during the week sitting in a classroom, listening to a instructor speak in a monotone voice and watching old 16mm films wit...


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defensive driving,traffic,school,tickets,legal,class,course,online,dvd,vhs


Article Body:
At some point in our driving years I suspect most all of us have to take defensive driving, whether to get rid of a ticket or maybe to just lower our insurance. For many years you only had one option, traffic school. But times and the options have changed.

Traffic school used to consist of getting up early on a Saturday morning or spending two nights during the week sitting in a classroom, listening to a instructor speak in a monotone voice and watching old 16mm films with 1950s cars and actors explaining the right and wrong way to drive a car. Although that option is probably available if you look for it, these days defensive driving class has gone high tech.

So what are the choices?

* - Traffic school with a twist: Some of the options you can choose from if youre looking for an in-class experience is humorous traffic school, traffic school with a meal, juggling and magic defensive driving classes.

* - Online defensive driving: Yes the power of the Internet has fueled the growth of online defensive driving. Taking the course online can have its drawbacks, especially if you dont have broadband access.

* - DVD or VHS defensive driving: You can rent these at your local video store and now at least one school, is offering customers the ability to order the course online, have it delivered to their door and then keep the dvd or vhs. Thats right, no returns so of course that means no late fees.

So what's right for you? Well, this article can't answer that question but you can. You need to consider your schedule, how quickly your court date is coming, how important taking a class alone or with people is to you and maybe even what it takes to keep your head into it.

With these additional choices, taking defensive driving class should no longer be as big of an inconvenience since with two of the choices you can take them around your schedule and even in your underwear if you want.


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