Driver Improvement Program Eligibility | Montgomery County Government

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Circuit Court Clerk

Circuit Court Clerk
2 Millennium Plaza, Suite 115
Clarksville, TN 37040
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Driver Improvement Program Eligibility


  • Only persons cited for the following violations are eligible for this program:
    • Speeding (1 to 20 mph over speed limit)
    • Drivers to Exercise Due Care
    • Failure to Obey a Traffic Control
    • Failure to Obey a Traffic Signal
    • Failure to Yield Right-of-Way
    • Failure to Yield (Entering from private drive)
    • Following to Close
    • Stop Signs
    • Turning at Intersections (Driving in center lane)
    • Crash Helmet Required
  • You are not eligible if you have attended a driver improvement course or traffic school in any jurisdiction within the past two years.
  • You are not eligible if you were cited for speeding in a school zone or a construction zone.
  • You are not eligible if you are a holder of a Commercial Drivers License.
  • You must prepay your court costs ($210.50) and program fees ($78.50) in full (total $289.00), none of which are refundable, to the General Sessions Court Clerk’s Office located at 2 Millennium Plaza, Suite 115, Clarksville, TN
  • You must register and complete the program 72 hours prior to the trial date shown on your citation. This is the only driver improvement program that has been approved by the General Sessions Courts of Montgomery County.
  • If the citation contains multiple offenses that are eligible and you desire to take the Driver Improvement Program you must appear in court for the Judge to make a ruling.