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Florida drivers can complete the 8-Hour Intermediate Driver Improvement (IDI) Course to meet judge-ordered traffic school requirements. You will be notified by a judge if you need to complete an 8-hour traffic school course. You may also be required to take this course if you receive two tickets in a 12-month period.

This course does not satisfy court requirements for the 8-Hour Aggressive Driving Course.

Students will learn defensive driving information such as traffic laws, effects of alcohol and drugs, safety equipment and more. Our course is approved by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV), making it easy to satisfy judge-ordered and state requirements.

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The Florida 8-Hour Intermediate Driver Improvement Course is available 100% online, making it easy to complete at your own pace from any device with internet access. You can fulfill judge-ordered traffic school requirements from the comfort of your own home in coordination with your busy schedule.

The course automatically saves your progress, and you can log in and out as much as you need. Students will need to present their certificate to the court upon course completion.

Course Details

The eight-hour course contains 15 modules without timers:

  • Module 1: Introduction
  • Module 2: Traffic Crash Problem — Magnitude & Factors
  • Module 3: Crash Dynamics
  • Module 4: Crash Prevention Techniques
  • Module 5: Distances & Vehicle Emergencies
  • Module 6: Sharing the Road
  • Module 7: Effects of Alcohol & Drugs
  • Module 8: Legal & Financial Consequences
  • Module 9: Safety Belts & Head Rests
  • Module 10: Child Restraints & Safety Equipment
  • Module 11: Stress & Fatigue
  • Module 12: Emotional Distress & Attitude
  • Module 13: Florida Traffic Laws
  • Module 14: Signs, Signals & Road Markings
  • Module 15: Proper Response to Emergency Vehicles & Safety Equipment

Testing Requirements

The training includes 15 quizzes. Each module ends with a two-question quiz that you must pass with a score of 100%. You have unlimited attempts to achieve this score.

The final exam contains 40 questions with a time limit of three hours (180 minutes). You have three attempts to earn a passing score of at least 80%. If you fail the exam after three attempts, you automatically fail the course and must re-register.

After you complete the course and pass the final exam, your completion certificate will arrive by mail within 10 business days. Instant certificate download and other expedited delivery options are available for an additional fee.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Florida 8-Hour Intermediate Driver Improvement Course?

This FLHSMV-approved online program fulfills the criteria for judge-ordered 8-hour Intermediate Driver Improvement, also known as 8-hour traffic school. It is crucial to note that this course does not fulfill the court requirements for an 8-hour aggressive driving course.

Students will learn traffic laws, safety equipment usage, crash prevention techniques and more.

What information do I need to provide about my ticket?

You are required to provide accurate information about your ticket for the court to accept your course completion.

Required information includes:

  • Driver's license number and state of issue
  • Citation number
  • Where the violation was issued

If you are an out-of-state driver who received a letter from Tallahassee or you decided to take the course voluntarily, you can enter the citation number as seven zeroes (0000000).

Who is required to take 8-Hour Intermediate Driver Improvement?

This course is mandated for Florida drivers who have been directed by a judge or a Florida court to complete an 8-hour traffic school, or for those who have received two tickets within a 12-month period.

There are no age restrictions for this course. However, if you are under 18 years old, it is advisable to reach out to the FLHSMV to confirm your eligibility before proceeding.

How long does it take to complete the course?

The course includes eight hours of education, aligning with state requirements. Importantly, the absence of module timers offers the freedom to progress through the content at your own pace, ensuring a flexible learning experience that caters to individual schedules. The course may take you longer than eight hours to complete.

Does the course expire?

No, the course does not expire. You have the flexibility to progress through the modules at your preferred pace, allowing you to adequately prepare for the final exam. However, it is advisable to verify any specific judge or court deadlines to ensure compliance with legal requirements.

When do I get my completion certificate?

Upon successfully completing the course, you will receive your certificate by mail within 10 business days. If you need your certificate sooner, you can upgrade to expedited delivery services for an additional fee. These options include instant email delivery, FedEx overnight delivery and FedEx second-day shipping.

Is my completion automatically reported to the court?

No, your course completion is not automatically reported to the court. It is your responsibility to notify the court that you finished the program and present your completion certificate directly to the court.

Is the course approved by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV)?

Yes, the course is approved by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. It meets the state requirements for the 8-hour intermediate driver improvement program. Successful completion of the course satisfies requirements for all Florida courts.

What is the refund policy?

If you have not yet attempted a test or exam, completed the course or requested or received a completion certificate, you may be eligible for a refund. If you meet the eligibility requirements, you must submit a refund request via email or post within 30 days of purchase. Visit our refund policy page to learn more.

Florida 8-Hour Intermediate Driver Improvement Course

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