The state Department of Transportation is now allowing select driving facing a suspension due to accumulation of points on their driving records or for a conviction of excessive speeding to have a second chance. If chosen, drivers must successfully complete a new Driver Improvement School (DIS) offered by the department to avoid a 15-day suspension. If they fail to complete the course, they must serve a 60-day suspension.
The DIS curriculum focuses on safety and addresses poor driver behaviors and judgment exhibited in “high risk” drivers. The six-hour course focuses on educating and assisting problematic drivers to identify why they engage in risky driving behavior and how to modify behavior and improve their driving habits. Click here for more.