Did you receive a traffic ticket and want to have it dismissed?  

Important information to know:

Training elibility is determined based on your violation severity and the date in which you may or may not have completed training in the past.

  • To determine your elibility you must enter your ticket information in our registration system  Once you enter your ticket information,  your eligibility and class offering option will be provided.  This will also begin your registration process if you are eligible to have your ticket dismissed.  
  • Violation severity is determined by the county in which you received your ticket.
    • Minor Traffic Violations.  STOP class is a 4 hour training either online or in the classroom.  It is $107.
    • Major Traffic Violations.  STAR class is an 8 hour training that is only available via classroom training.  It is $199.
  • Deadlines.  If you wish to have your ticket dismissed you MUST register within 12 days of receiving your ticket and  complete your training at least 7 calendar days prior to your court date listed on your ticket.  


There are benefits of having your traffic ticket dismissed.  Taking the STOP/STAR class after receiving a traffic citation may help you:

  • Avoid going to court.
  • Points will not be assessed to your license.
  • Keep your insurance rates low.  Learn about a potential rate increase study completed in the Frequently Asked Question section below.
  • Become a safer driver.  

Research shows that individuals that have completed driver training and/or the STOP/STAR class are better drivers, in fact, 94% of individuals that have completed the NSCN traffic ticket dismissal course report that they are safer drivers after completing the course.  Become a better driver and help make our roads safer for everyone.  
 

Register today - you have limited time to register and complete your class in order to dismiss your ticket!

If you have specific questions about deadlines, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions below.

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Traffic Ticket Dismissal Course Types

The National Safety Council, Nebraska offers five different courses to meet your traffic ticket dismissal needs. Your training class is determined by your traffic violation.

STOP--Four Hour Defensive Driving Course

This 4 hour course is a highly interactive driver improvement program that focuses on the importance of attitude in accident prevention and good driving skills. In four hours, DDC 4 delivers practical strategies to reduce collision-related injuries, fatalities and related costs. Most importantly, this course highlights the consequences of poor choices made behind the wheel. DDC 4 makes an ideal refresher course for experienced drivers.  Course also meets requirements for court-ordered defensive driving course from the following counties: Douglas, Cass, and Washington in Nebraska and Pottawattamie County, and City of Council Bluffs in Iowa.

STOP Online--Four Hour Defensive Driving Course

This ONLINE 4 hour course is a highly interactive driver improvement program that focuses on the importance of attitude in accident prevention and good driving skills. In four hours, DDC 4 delivers practical strategies to reduce collision-related injuries, fatalities and related costs. Most importantly, this course highlights the consequences of poor choices made behind the wheel. DDC 4 makes an ideal refresher course for experienced drivers.  Course also meets requirements for court-ordered defensive driving course from the following counties: Douglas, Cass, and Washington in Nebraska and Pottawattamie County, and City of Council Bluffs in Iowa.

Alive at 25

This four-hour young driver intervention program is geared toward drivers between ages 15 and 24. Course helps participants explore why young drivers often underestimate risks, addresses the effects of inexperience, peer pressure, and distractions such as cell phones and text messaging. Curriculum defines State and local driving laws and regulations, help students develop communication skills. Responsibility of passengers, consequences of speeding, seat belt use, safe driving distances and dangers of driving impaired is also discussed during course. Also meets requirements for court-ordered defensive driving course for the following counties: Douglas, Cass, and Washington in Nebraska.

STOP 4--Experienced Driver Four Hour Course

 This defensive driving course is geared toward the drivers over age 55. STOP4 - Experienced Driver course is designed not only to refresh drivers’ understanding of basic defensive driving techniques and to introduce new collision avoidance skills - but also to cover various techniques drivers can use to help offset the effects of the aging process on driver performance. Course discusses pre-trip inspections, communicating and physical changes. Participants complete a self-assessment, a personal health assessment and discuss driving scenarios.

STAR--Eight Hour Defensive Driving Course

This eight-hour course is based on a scientific theory of behavior change: Reality Therapy. Students participating in this interactive Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving course learns how to recognize the pitfalls of the choices they are making and how learn to analyze choices to develop responsible behavior patterns behind the wheel. Also meets requirements for court-ordered defensive driving course for the following counties: Douglas, Cass, and Washington in Nebraska.

Eligible Violations by County

STOP Driving Program

Below are some of the common violations eligible for dismissal in each jurisdiction. The list is not complete, and is subject to change at any time. Our online registration system will recommend the appropriate class.

Douglas County (Omaha)

Washington & Cass County, NE

Council Bluffs/Pottawattamie County, IA

Speeding 1 - 19 mph

Speeding 1 - 19 mph 

Speeding 1 - 20 mph

Speeding 1 - 10 mph - school/construction zone

Speeding 1 - 10 mph - school/construction zone

Illegal U-Turns

Speed too fast for conditions

Following too closely 

Traffic Control Device Obedience

Drive around barricade

Obedience to traffic control device

Emerging from alley / driveway

Interrupt Funeral 

Passing violations 

Failure to maintain assured clear distance

Driving on sidewalk 

Unsafe backing

Following fire apparatus

Driving left of center

Wrong Way / One Way 

Failure to keep right

Driving without headlights 

Stop sign 

Yield on left turn

Failure to signal

Failure to signal

Driving over Fire Hose

Failure to yield (private road or driveway)

… and more

 

Failure to dim lights

 

 

Fixed object collision

 

 

Following too closely

 

 

Illegal U-Turn

 

 

Improper backing

 

 

Improper stopping

 

 

Obedience to traffic  control device

 

 

Wrong Way / One Way

 

 

... and more

 

 

 

STAR Program 

Below are some of the common violations eligible for dismissal in each jurisdiction. The list is not complete, and is subject to change at any time. Our online registration system will recommend the appropriate class.

Douglas County (Omaha)

Washington & Cass County

Speeding 11 - 20 mph construction / school zone

Speeding 11 - 16 mph construction / school zone

Speeding 20 - 30mph 

Speeding 20 - 30 mph

Careless Driving 

Careless Driving

Drag Racing 

Drag Racing

Drive Over Fire hose 

Drive Over Fire Hose

Exhibition of Acceleration 

Exhibition of Acceleration

Fail to Yield to Emergency Vehicle

Fail to Yield to Emergency Vehicle

Impeding Traffic 

Impeding Traffic

Railroad crossing violation 

Railroad crossing violation

Negligent Driving 

Racing on highway

Sound (noise) violations 

Sound (noise) violations

Tinted Windows 

Tinted Windows

Passing stopped school bus 

Passing stopped school bus

... and more

... and more

Need help?

Our support team is trained and ready to help you find what you're looking for.

Jean Costello

Sr. Registration Associate

402.898.7361

jcostello@safenebraska.org

Karla Krzycki

Registration Associate

402.898.7361

kkrzycki@safenebraska.org

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