Driving Programs - Probation

Defensive Driving Course (DDC)
Traffic Safety Awareness Program (TSAP) 

These programs are informative, interactive and help clients learn smarter, safer, and more thoughtful driving techniques.
The total program time for either course is 8 hours. It is held on a Saturday for one 8 hour session or on two weekday nights for 4 hours each. Probationers must complete the program within 60 days of sentencing. 

  • Fee: $60.00.

Young Traffic Offenders Program (YTOP) 
This is a program designed for 16 to 25 year-olds. It emphasizes the risks they are undertaking, the consequences of head a spinal cord injuries, and the prevention of such results. Programs are available at Mercy and Cox South Hospitals.
This is a one day program which meets only once a month on a Monday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

  • Fee: $55.00.
  • Referrals made by Probation Office.
Mature Driving Course (55 Alive) 
This is a program designed specifically for senior drivers in need of further education on driving skills. This class is held at Mercy Hospital 
The program lasts 8 hours. It meets in two sessions on weekdays from 10:00 a.m.to 3:00 p.m. 
This program must be completed within 60 to120 days for sentencing. 

  • Fee: $14.00
  • If an ARAP member Fee: $12.00
  • Mercy Hospital: 417-888-8888.