Frequently Asked Questions for Traffic School in Wisconsin
Taking our course may help you in a couple of ways. First, you may be able to reduce your insurance rates. You’ll want to check with your insurance company to see if they give discounts to customers who enroll in a Wisconsin defensive driving course. Second, you may be able to complete your court-ordered traffic school requirement with our course. You’ll need to contact your court and ask whether they would be willing to approve our course for point reduction.
We are currently approved for ticket amendment by the City of Brookfield Municipal Court, the Village of Greendale and the Muskego Municipal Court. For all other Wisconsin traffic courts, you’ll need to contact them directly and request permission to fulfill your requirement with our online course before you enroll. If you’ve been convicted of a Failure To Yield violation, our Failure To Yield course is fully approved by the state of Wisconsin. In addition, 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.
The state of Wisconsin does not automatically authorize drivers to take an online traffic school course; permission is granted by judges on a case-by-case basis, so you’ll need to contact your court.
It can! You’ll need to check with your insurance provider to make sure they offer reduced rates to drivers who complete a Wisconsin defensive driving course.
If your insurance provider authorizes you to take our online Wisconsin defensive driving course for a discount, or if your court allows you to take it to dismiss a ticket, you’ll need to provide them with a copy of your certificate of completion. When you finish the final exam of your Wisconsin traffic school (before 3PM Central time), we will get your certificate of completion in the mail to you that same day. We deliver via U.S. Mail for free, and 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.
Note: I Drive Safely will report the course completion directly to the City of Brookfield Municipal Court, the Village of Greendale and the Muskego Municipal Court.
Your Wisconsin defensive driving course is not timed, so you can take the course at your own pace. Your course material is divided into 8 chapters, each dealing with a single subject – this makes it easier for you to learn the material, and also helps you organize your own schedule when taking the course. 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 Wisconsin driving and traffic laws. Some of the subjects you’ll review:
- Highway safety
- Alcohol- and drug-impaired driving
- State traffic laws
- Driving emergencies
- Vehicle maintenance
Yes, your final exam consists of 20 multiple-choice questions. You need to score a 80% or higher to pass, but there’s no chance of failure! We want you to succeed, so 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.
Once you finish, your proof of completion will be automatically sent by I Drive Safely at no cost to you. If you need it in a hurry, we offer convenient options via FedEx for expedited delivery.