Ticket Dismissal in Oregon
Oregon uses its driver improvement program mostly for drivers who’ve received a certain number of convictions or traffic accidents; however, sometimes a judge will offer the program to a student driver or first-time offender for ticket dismissal.
For more information about your enrollment options and course completion requirements, please visit our Traffic Schools in Oregon page.
Teenage drivers in Oregon generally need to enroll in the "Provisional Driver Improvement Program," and adult drivers generally need to enroll in the "Adult Driver Improvement Program."
Your court will provide enrollment information specific to your situation.
The goal of both programs is to reduce your chances of committing traffic violations and causing accidents. They are designed to make you a smarter, safer, and more responsible driver, which could help you avoid paying traffic tickets and paying high car insurance premiums. Even if you are not eligible to dismiss a ticket with a court-approved program, completing any traffic school program can be a great investment in your future as a motorist.
The course will typically cover information including:
- Defensive driving tips and techniques.
- Developing safe driving attitudes and behaviors.
- Sharing the road with other drivers, motorcyclists, bicyclists, and pedestrians.
- Oregon traffic laws.
- Traffic violation penalties.
- Alcohol/drug-related traffic offenses and consequences.
To successfully complete the program, you'll typically need to pass a final exam that covers every topic you learned about during the course. Upon completion, you should either receive a hard copy of your completion certificate or your traffic school provider will send your information to the court/Oregon Driver and Motor Vehicle Services Division (DMV).Other Topics in This Section