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Salem Virginia DMV Approved Online Defensive Driving


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Course: Certified by the state of Virginia and Virginia traffic courts
Price: $49.95
Purpose: Gaining general knowledge about traffic safety, clearing up DMV points caused by traffic tickets and for auto insurance.
Certificate of Completion: Sent to your mailbox the day you finish the class. We also offer express delivery through Fed Ex for $22.75.
Course Description: Do you dread the thought of having to spend hours sitting in a classroom to fulfill your defensive driving requirement? Our Salem defensive driving class is available 100% online! This fun, well-written defensive driving program is certified by the DMV of Virginia, and is recognized by Virginia traffic courts. It is your responsibility to determine if your court accepts this computer-based driver improvement course to satisfy a court required driver improvement course. DMV is committed to promoting transportation safety through the certification of quality driver training programs. If you have comments or concerns about this course, call the DMV at their toll-free number: 1-877-885-5790. If our FAQ page doesn't answer your questions, contact us. We'd love to hear from you!
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Q. Is this Salem defensive driving course certified by the state of Virginia?
A. Of course! Our course is certified by the Virginia DMV and can be used to remove points from a traffic ticket or for driver improvement. DrivingUniversity.com is the largest state-approved online defensive driving school in the state.
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Q. If I take your course, do I still have to sit in a classroom for 8 hours?
A. Not at all! Since our course is 100% online, you can take it from the comfort of your own home. You'll still have to spend 8 hours on the course-but at least you'll be comfortable! Plus, our Salem defensive driving course is designed to be user friendly for everyone, no matter how old you are or how much computer experience you have. Simply register for the course, then log in and work on it at your own pace. Your Virginia Certificate of Completion will arrive in the mail a short time after you finish. That's all you have to do! If you need to get your certificate more quickly, simply check the option for FedEx shipping when you sign up. Your Certificate will arrive 1-2 days after you complete the course.
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Q. If a traffic court mandates a driver improvement class for me, am I eligible to take your course?
A. Eligibility is determined by the traffic court handling your case. Almost all Virginia traffic courts do recognize our course, but you should check to be sure.
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Q. How frequently can a driver improvement course be taken?
A. If you're taking the course to have points removed from your driving record, you can only take it once every 24 months. However, if you're taking it for a traffic ticket, you can take it as often as you like.
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Q. Is this course limited to drivers in a certain age group?
A. Yes, the state DMV only gives Virginia drivers over the age of 20 the option of taking an internet-based defensive driving course. If you're 20 or under, you'll have to attend a course in a classroom. Sorry!
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Q. How fast can I get my Certificate sent to me?
A. If you choose our Fed Ex shipping option when you register, your Certificate will arrive 1-2 days after the course is completed. There is an extra charge of $22.75 for this express delivery option.
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Q. How long does it take to finish this Salem defensive driving course?
A. Our course takes 8 hours to complete, just like a regular classroom course. The difference is that, since it's available online, you can structure the course however you'd like. You can take breaks whenever the mood strikes-just log out, and we'll save your place for you. When you log back in, the course will pick up right where you left off.
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Q. What methods do you accept as payment for the Salem defensive driving course?
A. We accept the following methods of payment over the Internet: Master Card, VISA, Discover, American Express. PayPal and even checks. For payments over the phone, simply call us toll free at 1-877-937-4846.
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Q. How much will I have to pay to take the Salem defensive driving course online?
A. Our online Salem defensive driving course costs only $49.95. There are no surprises: this price includes all fees and same-day processing of defensive driving certificates during the week. Or, our Customer Care can take payments over the phone. Call them toll free at 1-877-937-4846.
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Q. How do I know it's safe to pay you online with my credit card?
A. We care about your security. That's why all payments that we process are protected using state of the art encryption technology. This technology ensures that your identity and payment information are safe. However, if you'd like to pay over the phone, just call Customer Care toll-free at 1-877-937-4846.
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Q. How long is the final quiz? Do I take it from my personal computer, too?
A. In order to comply with state requirements, the final quiz must be taken at an approved testing location after showing photo ID. You may want to study a little-the test is not open book and DMV regulations forbid you from bringing notes inside. The final test is composed entirely of multiple choice questions taken from the DrivingUniversity.com website, and takes around 20 minutes to complete. Click here to find a convenient testing location.
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Q. What if I miss too many answers on the final quiz?
A. That's probably isn't a concern. However, if for some reason you do not pass, you can keep trying until you pass it. We do not charge for retakes, but the state of Virginia will only let you try once per day.
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Q. Can I switch computers while I work on the course?
A. Of course! When you log out of the course, our system tracks your progress automatically. Then, you can log back in from any computer and be taken to the same page you were on when you left.
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Q. Is it necessary to download any files? Do I need special hardware or software?
A. You don't need any special hardware or software. Since the course is hosted on our website, you won't need to download anything, either. Our course is compatible with any computer, whether Mac or PC. Internet access is all you need.
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Q. Can I take the course in different sessions?
A.Definitely! The course will save your place for you whenever you log out. Then, when you log back in, you can start working from there.
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Q. How much time am I allowed to take to go through the course?
A. You can take as much time as you need to. Your login and registration information will remain in our system for up to 90 days after the first time you log in.
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Q. Can I take the Salem defensive driving course at any time of the day or night?
A. Yes! Our course is always available, so you can log in at any time to work on it.
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Q. How will I get my Virginia Certificate of Completion?
A. Your Certificate of Completion for the Salem defensive driving course will sent right to your mail box via first class mail. Finish before 5pm on a weekday (Virginia time), and we'll send it out the same day! If you need it more quickly, just choose the FedEx Express shipping option when you sign up. You'll have your Salem defensive driving school certificate in 1-2 days!
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Q. Do I need to advise the DMV that I've finished the Salem defensive driving course?
A. No, we'll take care of that. Once you've successfully passed the course, we'll be in touch with the Virginia DMV within one business day. We'll also put your Certificate of Completion in the mail for you.
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WHAT IS THE SALEM VIRGINIA DRIVING UNIVERSITY COURSE?
Driving University is the pioneer online driver improvement defensive driving school approved by the Virginia DMV and Virginia Salemcourts. The Driving University course replaces the need to sit in a Salem classroom to complete a court referred Virginia driver improvement requirement. Plus it's done at your own pace. Some complete the Salem VA driving school at one sitting and others do it over time. You'll remember Driving University – simple, enjoyable and user friendly.

WHO TAKES THIS SALEM VIRGINIA COURSE?
The online driver improvement course provided by Driving University is taken everyday by drivers to satisfy the Salem Virginia court driver improvement requirement. This requirement is usually caused by traffic tickets. There are several reasons for completing this Virginia DMV approved driver improvement course:

  1. Referred by a Salem court: reduce fines or dismiss a traffic ticket.
  2. Referred by the DMV: Too many driving points.
  3. Voluntary: the Virginia DMV will give you 5 safe driving points.
  4. Receive an insurance discount.

HOW DOES THIS ONLINE COURSE WORK?
The course is taken online from any PC with internet access. You can begin the course immediately.
Step 1: Click here to register
Step 2: Pay online or by phone
Step 3: Begin the course

The online course can be finished in one sitting or started and stopped as often as you like. When you wish to resume the course, we'll put you right back to the same spot where you left off. Once the course is completed, we'll send your Certificate of Completion either by first class mail or Fed Ex. If a Salem court referred you to take a driver improvement course, just send them your certificate of completion for ticket dismissal or fine reduction purposes. All completions are reported daily to the Virginia DMV by Driving University.

Your Salem Virginia Certificate of Completion
Your Virginia Certificate of Completion will be processed by Driving University and your completion will be reported to the Virginia DMV the day you finish the course (Mon-Fri). Certificates are sent via first class mail. If you're in a hurry, you can have your Certificate sent to you Fed Ex Overnight, which you can choose during registration ($22.95).
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HOW IS THIS SALEM VIRGINIA DRIVER IMPROVEMENT SCHOOL DIFFERENT?
The Driving University course is direct, to the point and easy on the eyes. Unlike Salem driving school classrooms or other courses, this course is not like reading a driver education textbook. It's very well written and easy to follow along. And, it's loaded with unforgettable highway humor caught on camera which everyone enjoys.

WHEN CAN I START?
Click here to get started on the Salem Virginia driver improvement program. Or, if you need assistance, we're a phone call or email away and we'll be happy to help you.
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