Court Letter

PLEASE do not contact the court before reading this letter carefully. Below is the application to request a driving safety course/defensive driving. You must have this form notarized and the appropriate fees postmarked on or before your court date to be eligible.

***There are no extensions granted to request defensive driving.***

  • The following items are also required:
  • You will be required to attend a Texas Certified Driving Safety Course (additional cost).  A copy of the certificate of completion must be provided to the Court within 90 days of your request. The course may be taken with any provider of your choosing, so long as it is TDLR approved (Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation).  

    Please note: You are not eligible to take the course if:

    1. You have taken the course within the last 12 months;
    2. You are currently taking the course for another violation;
    3. If you have a CDL; 
    4. Have committed one of the following offenses:
      • Failure to give information at Accident Scene;
      • Leaving the Scene of an Accident;
      • Passing a School Bus;
      • If the offense occurred in a construction or maintenance work zone with workers present;
      • Speeding 25 mph or more over the posted speed limit;
      • Speeding 95 mph or more
  • If you have any questions, please contact Lorena Municipal Court at (254) 857-4641