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Does My Driving Record Ever Get Erased?

Unfortunately, while points that are added to your license get removed after 2 years, your driving record stays the same. Every time your get a ticket or citation while driving, it is put on your driving record. The citation, date and amount of points are recorded. The citation and date will remain even after the points are removed by the DMV, once the 2 year period ends or removed by you taking a Defensive Driving Course.


Although you can't erase your driving record, you can erase the points off your license that are accrued by getting driving tickets and citations. Traffic citation's points are removed 2 years after the traffic citation, getting 15 points on your license within 24 months will result in a license suspension. To avoid getting your license suspended, you can take a DDC/Defensive Driving Course once every 5 years and get up to 7 points removed from your Georgia driver's license. Once you have completed the class, taken your certificate of completion to the DMV and gotten the points reduced, you can take it to your insurance agent and see if they can reduce the insurance.


Having point on your license can cause your insurance premium to go up, specially if you are a young and new driver, or hinder you in getting a job, if it requires you do drive a lot and have a clean record. Taking the defensive driving course with Alfa Driving School will allow to be better prepared for the road, be a safer driver and save some money. The classes are insightful and educational without being boring or redundant, see what our students had to say:


"Took a defensive driving course here to reduce my insurance and couldn’t have had a better experience. The girl at the front was so sweet and helpful and the teacher, Ms. Margaret was nice and knew what she was talking about. I actually ended up learning a lot and enjoying the class. I’ll definitely tell my friends to come here." and, "I just took a defensive driving course at this location and it was great. The owner was very polite and professional. Also, the instructor was a plus and made me feel safe and confident. I would recommend this place to anyone."


So although you can't get rid of that driving record or erase past errors, Alfa Driving School is here to help you do the best next thing you can, take the defensive driving course from a well known and reputable school.


The Defensive Driving Class (DDC) is an updated, energized 6-hour course. The topics discussed are traffic law, traffic signs and driver responsibility. Our courses are taught by State certified instructors, police or EMT. The class is often required by Georgia law and out of state courts. A certificate of completion will be given to the student at the end of the class.


Cost: $95 (all DDS licensed schools must charge set cost by law. No more, no less. Cost set by GA State Law, O.C.G.A. 33-9-42, SB:298)


Remember, Alfa Driving School in Doraville is here to help! We have a beautiful office in Doraville, walking distance from the Marta station, that is there to assist you with all your needs. Once you decide to take Driving Lesson and get help for the Road Test, take a Defensive Driving Course or the DUI Class/Risk Reduction Course, give us a call!


We also offer other programs as well. For more information on those visit alfadoraville.com, call (770) 457-4908 or come in to our office!

Alfa Driving School is Atlanta’s premier driving and traffic school and is available for all your needs. Since 1993 Alfa Driving School has called Doraville home and has enjoyed providing its services to the local community and those from all over the great state of Georgia. For the past 25 years, residents of Doraville, Chamblee and the rest of DeKalb County have been able to trust Alfa Driving School to give them proper, high quality and expert services. With excellent customer service and some of the best instructors in the state, Alfa Driving School is here for all of your defensive driving course, risk reduction and driving lesson needs. For over 20 years, Alfa Driving School has helped locals get rid of points on their license, reduce their car insurance premiums, getting tickets dismissed in court and much more with the help of our defensive driving course. The defensive driving course, also known as DDC, has allowed students to learn all the necessary things to be safe and knowledgeable drivers. With our risk reduction course, also known as DUI course, we have made sure that all of our students that take the class to get their license back and/or complete court mandates leave our office with the knowledge and attitude to be better drivers and to learn from their mistakes. Our hard working risk reduction instructors make it imperative that all of our students fulfil all the program requirements and fully understand why they are taking the class and how to not end up in the same situation. And for those that just want to learn how to drive and get their license, Alfa Driving School has some of the instructors the city of Doraville and the state of Georgia has to offer. With over 20 years of experience, our instructors make it their duty to make sure that the student learns all they need to know to pass their road test and be a smart, safe driver. Our instructor makes sure that the student feels comfortable driving and knows to listen to the student on what they want to practice more on, what they don’t feel comfortable with and what they would like to practice and get more experience doing.


Alfa Driving School is a certified by the Georgia Department of Driver Services to facilitate and implement the defensive driving course (DDC), risk reduction program (DUI course) and provide behind the wheel driving lessons throughout the state. In our 25 years of service, we have taken great pride in being a part of the Doraville, Chamblee and DeKalb County community and have had the pleasure of helping the residents in Doraville and its neighboring cities. Alfa Driving School, learn from the best.

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