If eligible, completion of the four-hour Defensive Driving class could prevent assessment of insurance points or premium surcharges on your insurance policy, and points on your North Carolina drivers license. You may be eligible if: (1) your court date has not passed or you have been to court and received a continuance or been ordered to take the class, (2) you have not paid off the ticket before the class begins, (3) you have not taken the Defensive Driving class within the last three years, (4) you have not received a reduction of charge to improper equipment within three years of the date of the class offering, and (5) your citation is one of the 23 eligible charges. Eligible citations may include exceeding the posted speed limit, failing to reduce speed, improper passing, red light violations, or stop sign violations. Call (704) 669-4015 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for your eligibility if your citation is not listed. A valid drivers license and your citation (ticket) are required to register.