Legal Resource Links

TEXAS LEGAL LINKS

This collection of external links is meant to help you learn more about Texas traffic law, citations and driving privileges.

Texas Courts

Texas Department of Transportation

Texas Department of Public Safety

COURSE DIRECTORY

Note: We do not endorse any particular provider.

Alcohol Education Program for Minors

To search for local providers, select “Alcohol Education Program for Minors,” hit next and select your county.

Driving Safety - Online Classes

This website provides a list of online courses approved by the Texas Education agency.

Drug Offender Education Program

To search for local providers, select “Drug Offender Education Program,” hit next and select your county.

Texas Youth Tobacco Awareness Program

To search for local providers, select “Texas Youth Tobacco Awareness Program,” hit next and select your county.

DRIVER'S LICENSES

Driver's License Office Locations in Texas

Online Driver's License Renewal

Note: Not everyone is eligible to renew a driver's license online. For example, if you hold a Commercial Driver License, all transactions must be completed in person at a Texas Driver License office.

DRIVING HANDBOOKS

Texas Driving Handbook

This Handbook is maintained by the Texas Department of Public Transportation with two goals in mind (1) to help the reader qualify for a Texas Driver License; and, (2) to help the reader become a safer driver.

Texas Commercial Driving Handbook

This Handbook is maintained by the Texas Department of Public Transportation to assist commercial driver in passing the required knowledge and skills tests.

Texas Motorcycle Driving Handbook

DRIVING RECORD

Order Your Driving Records

NOTE: If you are requesting your driving record to turn in with a defensive driving class (DCC) make sure you order type 3A.

FAILURE TO APPEAR / OMNI HOLDS

Click here to access the OmniBase Services of Texas for the Failure to Appear/Failure to Pay Program. This website is maintained by the Texas Department of Public Safety's and contains information on violators who have been reported by Texas cities and counties for filing to appear for traffic citations. In order to access your information, you will need your Texas driver license number and your date of birth. NOTE: not all cities and counties use this system. If you do not appear in the system that does not mean that you do not have any outstanding citations / warrants.

INSURANCE

Texas Department of Insurance Information

This website answers common questions about insurance coverage, what types of coverage is mandatory and what is discretionary, what coverage pays and who it pays and explains how to go about getting insurance.

Compare Texas Insurance Rates

This website is maintained by the Texas Department of Insurance and Office of Public Insurance Counsel to help Texans with their auto, commercial and residential property insurance needs.

Click here if you've been denied insurance.

his website is maintained by the the Texas Automobile Insurance Plan Association (TAIPA) and provides information about a state program to provide insurance coverage to Texas drivers who have been denied coverage by at least two insures in the last 60 days.

SR-22 Insurance Coverage

SURCHARGE PAYMENT

Access Surcharge Amounts and Make Payments

Please note: Payments through the online system will incur service fees and require 24 to 48 business hours to process and 5-7 business days to be updated to your driver history.

RENEW YOUR REGISTRATION

Renew Your Registration Online

This website will only allow you to renew your registration if the registration is current and is within 90 days of expiring. If your registration has already expired, you must visit your county tax office in person.

LOCAL COURT LINKS

Dallas County Courts

Johnson County Courts

Tarrant County Courts

DISCLAIMER

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