Friday, August 5, 2011
Avoid Drivers License Points on your Texas Driving Record
Driving record points are the only kind of points that you don't want to score. Think about it. It does no good for you as a driver/insurance payer/car owner. Having more points on a driving record will make your life harder. This is especially true if you are a new/teen driver.
Teen drivers get a bad rap due to their inexperience, but with a little help and guidance, they will be able to avoid points on their driving record by doing a few simple things.
Here are some ways to make sure that you avoid points on your driving record.
Keep check of your driving record – Always make sure your driving record is accurate. It's far too easy to forget dates when it comes to tickets or parking infractions.
Parking infractions – Speaking of parking infractions: check your local county if parking infractions goes down in your driving history. Make sure there are no unpaid parking citations and you should be able to avoid points.
Traffic tickets – This is truly easier said than done: drive safe. Always be updated with your local laws including school zones, stop signs or red lights. Driving safe not only keeps you and other motorists safe, but it is also the way to not get traffic or speeding tickets. A traffic ticket may spell doom, depending on your county. Just one might get your driving privileges in trouble.
Take a Texas defensive driving course online – A court-approved defensive driving course will actually help you remove points off your driving record. It's a great way to refresh your memory on driving safety skills. It is also a great way to remove up to four points, keeping your driving record unblemished.
Be nice – No matter how right you think you are or how angry you get, always be nice to an officer of the law when you get pulled over. Some people get into more trouble by trying to defend their mistakes. If the mistake is a minor one, sometimes you will be lucky enough to get off with a warning. It is also worth noting that being nice to your fellow motorists/people on and off the road will get you all sorts of good things in life.
Posted by DriverSchool at 12:12 PM
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