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The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) keeps track of driving records for every licensed driver in the state.
If you are convicted of three countable moving violations within a period of 12 months, you may be required to attend a driver improvement school through Iowa's Driver Improvement Program to keep your driving privileges. The course may also be required if you were convicted of speeding 25-29 miles over the legal limit.
After you complete the driver improvement school program, you will be placed on probation for a period of one year. If you receive a traffic ticket for a moving violation during this time, your license will be suspended.
Driver improvement schools are available at community colleges throughout the state of Iowa. If you need assistance locating an appropriate school, call your nearest DOT office.
You cannot have tickets dismissed or points reduced for completing a driver improvement school course.
In some cases, attending a driver improvement program may help you lower your car insurance payments. However, each insurance company has slightly different requirements for what types of traffic school courses they will accept for this discount. Contact your insurance agent for additional information.
Iowa's graduated licensing system requires a remedial driver improvement program for drivers age 17 and younger who have been convicted of one moving violation or contributed to an auto accident.
As part of this program, the driver and a parent or guardian will need to meet with a DOT representative to discuss driving restrictions and possible license suspension options.
If you have question about Iowa's remedial driver improvement program for teen drivers, call (515) 244-9124 or (800) 532-1121.Local Traffic Schools
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