Have you visited Marble Falls lately to enjoy the World Famous Drag Boat Races, the Walkway of Lights, or just enjoy some relaxation in the Highland lakes? If you visited recently or live in Marble Falls and received a moving traffic ticket like speeding or failure to yield citation, you have the right and ability to request a driver safety course from Marble Falls Municipal Court. Driver Safety Courses (DSC) also known as defensive driving will dismiss your traffic ticket and or prohibit point(s) from being applied to your Texas driving record.
Marble Falls Municipal Court requires those interested in completing the 6 hour course for ticket dismissal, submit their request online or by mail with a postmark within 10 days of the date on your citation. If you are ineligible for defensive driving, you will need to contact Marble Falls Municipal Court directly to determine if and what other options may be available.
To be eligible, Marble Falls Municipal Court does require you have a valid driver’s license or permit as well as proof of current vehicle liability insurance or proof of financial responsibility. You do not have to have a Texas driver’s license to be eligible, you can have a non-Texas license or permit and current military ID cards are also acceptable.
Once Marble Falls Municipal Court does grant eligibility, you will need to register with www.DefensiveDrivingTexas.com and complete the 6 hour online defensive driving course. The fee is $25 and completion certificates are FREE of charge for printing and standard USPS shipping. Once you complete the course and have your certificate in hand, you will need to turn in all required paperwork to Marble Falls Municipal Court. Typically Marble Falls Municipal Court will require a driving record so do not forget to include in your documents.
Yes the process is time consuming and may seem tedious, however dismissing a traffic ticket from Marble Falls Municipal Court and avoiding the negative points on your driving record can be priceless in the long run.
Marble Falls Municipal Court
800 3rd Street
Marble Falls, TX 78654
Phone: (830) 693-7173
Hours: Monday –Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm