Highlands Traffic School
Highlands County Driving
If you're a resident of Avon Park, Lake Placid,
or Sebring, have a Florida Driver's license, or you received a traffic ticket in Florida, then traffic school may be for you!
By electing traffic school you may be able to avoid points on your driver's license, and maintain your clean driving record.
If you received a traffic ticket in Highlands County, within 30 days after the issue date, you need to pay
the traffic ticket fine, and notify the Highlands County Clerk of Court that you want to elect traffic school. Failure to
pay the fine and attend traffic school will result in suspension of your driver’s license and the assessment of late
There are many Driver School Course Providers in
Florida. You can find a traffic school online, or you can enroll in a Florida DHSMV and Court approved online traffic school
course with The Emilio School, Inc.
Traffic School Benefits
1. Your insurance rates cannot go up and
your policy cannot be canceled unless you are at fault in a crash.
626.9541(1)(o)12; 318.14(9) and(10)
2. Points may not be added to your
driver's license record, adjudication of guilt is withheld, safe driver status is maintained if applicable.
F.S. 318.14(9); s .322.27; 318.18(3)
Available at home (Internet or Video/DVD) or in the Classroom
4. If you
caused a crash that required someone, including yourself, to be transported to a medical facility, the election would satisfy
the statutory requirement to attend a Traffic Collision Avoidance Course.