Traffic and Road Safety

 

Traffic Safety is a program to reduce points on your driving record and is available to anyone.

Group Dynamics is taken for your first OWI offense and requires an assessment and Driver Safety Plan (MV3633 & MV3634).

Multiple Offender is taken when you have two or more OWI charges and requires an assessment and Driver Safety Plan (MV3633 & MV3634).

  • Traffic Safety

    The Traffic Safety School program is designed to reduce the number of violations and crashes in Wisconsin. You will examine your driving behavior and review traffic laws and penalties. Emphasis is placed on ways to drive responsibly. The Traffic Safety School program will show you how to develop a change plan to reduce risk of traffic violations and crashes. There is a minimum of 15 classroom hours in this program. Depending on your Wisconsin driving record status, a three-demerit point reduction to your current record may be requested upon successful completion of the course. You may take this class once in a three-year period for point reduction

     

    You can register online, by phone 608.246.6210 and choose option one; or in person at any of the Madison Area Technical College campuses.

    • 15-hour course
    • 100 percent attendance required
    • Open to everyone
    • Remove up to three points from your record
    • Satisfies the Failure to Yield/Right of Way Course.
  • Group Dynamics

    The Group Dynamics program is a highway safety initiative within Wisconsin, which aims to assist persons involved in their first alcohol/other drug-related traffic offense to make permanent changes in their irresponsible drinking and driving behavior and attitudes. There is a minimum of 24 classroom hours contained in this alcohol/other drug educational program. Depending on the students’ Wisconsin driving record status, a three-demerit point reduction to their current record may be requested upon successful completion of the course.

     

    Registration for these classes is in person at the Truax Campus - Protective Services Building, 1701 Pearson St. Room 100, Madison, WI 53704. To register for Group Dynamic classes you must bring a copy of your assessment, your payment (debit card or credit card) and your picture ID. We are open Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

     

    • 24-hour course
    • 100 percent attendance required
    • Register in person only
    • Remove up to three points from your record
  • Multiple Offender

    The Multiple Offender Program is a specialized education course for individuals who have received two or more Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) charges. In addition to providing alcohol education, the course will focus on modifying the unhealthy attitudes and behaviors that foster repeat irresponsible impaired driving. The course emphasizes strategies and techniques that assist individuals in changing high-risk attitudes and behaviors related to alcohol, other drugs and driving. Small group sessions and participation of a concerned other, at a minimum of two sessions, along with self-evaluation techniques will be utilized. The course is conducted over 32 classroom hours and a follow up evaluation three months after the last classroom session. Depending on the students’ Wisconsin driving record status, a three-demerit point reduction to their current record may be requested upon successful completion of the course.

     

    Registration for these classes is in person at the Truax Campus - Protective Services Building, 1701 Pearson St. Room 100, Madison, WI 53704. To register for Multiple Offender classes you must bring a copy of your assessment, your payment (debit card or credit card) and your picture ID. We are open Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

     

    • 34-hour course
    • 100 percent attendance required
    • Register in person only
    • Remove up to 3 points from your record

For more information about the Safety Education Program, you can contact us at 608.258.2450.