Can you take a defensive driving course online?

I got a ticket for speeding, but the officer told me that I can take a defensive driving course to remove some of the points on my license. Can I take this course online?

Eric Schad · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
If you got a
speeding ticket
, you can take a defensive driving course online in 39 states. Not only does this provide convenience, but you can also get points off your license as a result.
The amount of points you can remove from your license varies by state. That said, the time it will take you to complete the defensive driving course is between four and eight hours. Again, the length of the course will vary by state.
Additionally, you can’t take another defensive driving course to remove points from your license for 12 to 18 months. Tread lightly, my friend.
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