Rutherford County, Tennessee Online Traffic School

Dismiss a Speeding Ticket. Accepted by TN Courts. Save Money on Insurance.

Approved by the Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security.

ONLY $24.95

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No Hidden Fees

Our Tennessee course includes narrated full-screen video, final exam, and completion certificate for one affordable price.

No Course Timers

We bring you driver education that fits into your schedule with no timers to slow you down. Enjoy the fast track to earning your certificate.

Mobile Friendly

Our mobile-friendly course works where you work – laptop, tablet, or phone – so you can complete the course on your own schedule.

State-Approved Content

Our course meets strict Tennessee regulations and is approved by the Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security.

Course Features and Benefits

  • Simple layout and convenient bookmarking
  • Closed captioning and fully narrated video
  • 100% online and mobile-friendly viewing for flexible learning
  • Innovative scenarios
  • Access to full course content, exam, and completion certificate for only $24.95
  • Almost 100% pass rate on first attempt
  • Only $24.95 with NO hidden fees

Remove Points and Protect Your Driving Privileges

Good news! If you get a speeding ticket in Rutherford County, you may be able to remove points from your record by completing our DriveSafe Online defensive driving course.

Drivers eligible for this point reduction option will receive a letter from the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security (TDSHS). Be sure to read the letter for complete details explaining options requirements.

Simply follow these steps if you receive a notice from the TDSHS confirming your eligibility:

  1. Register to take our state-approved DriveSafe Online Tennessee Defensive Driving course. Voted “Best Overall Online Defensive Driving Course.”
  2. Complete the course and pass the final exam. Nearly 100% of our users pass the test on their first attempt, so you are almost guaranteed to pass!
  3. Get your completion certificate. Immediately after you successfully complete the course, your certificate will be sent directly to your email inbox. Print and send a copy of the certificate to Tennessee authorities to verify that you completed the course.

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P.O. Box 945
Nashville, TN 37202-0945


Keep in mind that you have limited time to complete the course. The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security will not grant an extension of time. Be sure to register early so you have plenty of time to submit your course completion certificate before the deadline.

Don’t miss your chance to clean up your driving record.

Did you know?

Using DriveSafe Online to dismiss a traffic ticket can save you hundreds of dollars in auto insurance rate increases

Best Online Defensive Driving Course

Save Money with an Auto Insurance Discount

Auto insurers love safe drivers, and they often reward them with discounts on their premiums. Successfully completing a DriveSafe Online traffic school course could help you save hundreds of dollars on insurance.

Contact your insurance agent to find out if your insurance company offers a defensive driving discount. Then ask how much money you’re eligible to save by completing an online driver improvement course.

To earn your discount, simply sign up for and successfully complete the state-approved Tennessee Defensive Driving course from DriveSafe Online. Your completion certificate is included in your affordable registration fee of only $24.95, and your discount is good for three years!

Protect Your Driving Privileges

A few small driving infractions here and there can add up on your Tennessee driving record. Tennessee assigns points based on the severity of each infraction, and when you’ve reached 12 points, you’re in danger of a license suspension.

Many Rutherford County Courts allow drivers to dismiss a ticket by completing a traffic school program. Permission is granted on a court-by-court and case-by-case basis. Check with the court to see if you qualify.

Submit your DriveSafe Online completion certificate and keep points off your record. You may be able to stay behind the wheel while lowering your risk of adding points.

From rural roads to busy city streets, we have Rutherford County, TN covered.

Christiana   Eagleville   La Vergne   Murfreesboro   Rockvale   Smyrna   Walterhill  

Common Questions About DriveSafe Online

How do I know if I can take this course?

Talk to your insurance agent to see if your insurance provider has a defensive driving discount and what your specific savings could be.

The DriveSafe Online Defensive Driving Course is approved by the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security. Most courts in Rutherford County accept traffic school completion certificates for ticket dismissal. However, acceptance is on a case-by-case and court-by-court basis. Ask your Rutherford County Court if a DriveSafe Online certificate will be accepted for your situation.

Why should I take a Defensive Driver course?

As a new driver, you probably soaked up all the information you could get in order to pass your exam and gain freedom behind the wheel. But over time, some of the finer points of driving laws and driving techniques may have fallen by the wayside. A Defensive Driver Course can refresh your knowledge and help break bad habits to keep you safer each time you get in the driver’s seat.

Other good reasons to take a defensive driving course include:

  • If you want to reduce insurance premium cost
  • If you want to erase points from your driving record
  • If you want to become a safer driver

How much is a defensive driving class in Tennessee?

Online defensive driving classes can vary in cost based on the reason for taking the course. Other factors affecting cost include the company offering the program and whether the course is in person or online.

You can expect to pay up to $95 if a court orders you to take a driver improvement class from a live instructor for license reinstatement or point reduction. But there’s a better option.

For eligible Rutherford County drivers, DriveSafe Online offers an online defensive driving course for just $24.95. The course is 4 hours long – the shortest time allowed by Tennessee law. The DriveSafe Online traffic school is your best bet.

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25 Years of Training Experience


DriveSafe Online® defensive driving courses are developed by the same award-winning eLearning team trusted by top companies around the world to train millions of people. 

Some of our clients and partners include Oracle, Hyatt, Cessna, Kellogg’s, PepsiCo and Georgia-Pacific. We have been creating online courses since 1994. In fact, we helped develop many innovative standards you see in online courses today. 

Simply put, we know what it takes to create online courses that are interesting, fun to take and actually help you learn.

Our work has earned multiple awards for:

  •   Best content
  •   Best advance in technology
  •   Best innovation

Now our team is focused on revolutionizing online driver education.

DriveSafe Online courses merge unique graphics and animations, interactive scenarios with narrated stories and video demonstrations—including in-car and drone footage—to deliver safe driving information like no other online defensive driving course available today.

Our mission is to develop a better way to help you:

  •   Save money on your auto insurance
  •   Meet court-ordered driver improvement plans
  •   Dismiss traffic tickets
  •   Reinforce your driver road knowledge
  •   Become a safer driver

The way we see it, we all share the same streets and highways. If we each take the time to do our part to understand driving laws and regulations, improve our driving performance, and be courteous to other drivers, the roads will be safer for everyone to enjoy. 

Drive smart. Drive confident. And always, DriveSafe.

Your Road to Savings

Defensive driver education can reduce your insurance premium up to 10%. Are you ready to save money?