Frequently Asked Questions for Traffic School in Illinois
Taking our course may help you reduce your insurance rates – check with your insurance company to see if they offer a discount for customers who enroll in an Illinois online driving school course. If you have received a Illinois traffic ticket, you’ll need to contact your court to receive permission to take the course for point reduction purposes.
I Drive Safely is not currently an approved course provider in Illinois. However, you still may be able to take one of our courses for an insurance discount. Your insurance provider will be able to tell you whether or not you qualify. You may also receive permission to attend the course by the local court or judge. If you would like more information about specific approval or regulations, you will need to contact your district court. And if you need help with anything else, contact one of our customer support representatives.
Permission to take our online traffic school is granted by judges on a case-by-case basis.
You’ll need to check with your insurance provider to make sure they offer a discount for completing a Illinois defensive driving course.
If your insurance provider authorizes you to take our online Illinois defensive driving course for a discount, they may ask you to provide a copy of your certificate of completion. As soon as you finish the final exam of your Illinois driving school, we will put your certificate of completion in the mail. We deliver via U.S. Mail for FREE, and will have your certificate to your door within 5-7 days of shipment. If you need it sooner, you can choose from one of our FedEx options for expedited shipping.
Your Illinois driving school course is not timed, and you can take the course at your own pace. Your course material is broken down into 8 single-subject units. You can complete it in a single day, or spread it over a few days.
Each of the course chapters focuses on a single topic that pertains to Illinois driving and traffic laws. Those topics include:
- Highway safety
- Alcohol- and drug-impaired driving
- State traffic laws
- Driving emergencies
- Vehicle maintenance
Yes, your final exam consists of 25 multiple-choice questions. You need to score a 80% or higher to pass, but you may retake the exam as many times as you need to.
You will provide proof of your identity at the beginning of your course in order to ensure that you are the one taking this course. This is the only fair way of assessing that you are the one taking the course.
To prove your identity, you will be asked a series of personal questions during your registration for the course. You will need to remember these answers, because you will be asked the same questions throughout the course to prove that you are the one at the keyboard.
Your proof of completion will be automatically sent by I Drive Safely to you upon completion at no cost to you.