Having a valid drivers license is a privilege, no matter which state the driver lives in. By obtaining a license, drivers agree to abide by the rules of the road as determined by their state. However, certain things can threaten someone's ability to keep a valid license. In these instances, drivers may be given the option of completing traffic school to keep their license in good standing. The following is an overview of why drivers may be required to attend traffic school in Alaska and the options provided to those who need to complete this type of training.
Drivers may need to take a driving course in Alaska for a variety of reasons. Some of the most common reasons for these courses include:
Driving courses in Alaska can be taken in person in a classroom setting or online, which is the most convenient for most people. The Department Of Motor Vehicles or DMV in Alaska requires drivers to complete a driving course approved by the state. A list of approved courses is available on the DMV website.
Those who take defensive driving courses in Alaska, will learn about:
If drivers are required to take and complete a driving course, there is a specific date in which it must be completed. Once the course is successfully completed, drivers may be required to:
Drivers in Alaska are allowed to take and complete one defensive driving course in a 12 month period, which will allow 2 points to be removed from their driving record. Those who have had their driving privileges suspended or revoked, should contact the Alaska Department Of Motor Vehicles to find out which courses they need to complete in order to reinstate their driving privileges. If you have a DUI on your record please refer to our other article about SR22 insurance Alaska coverage options.