Traffic Smarts & Defensive Cycling (ticket dismissal) courses: USA

It's possible to actually *enjoy* riding your bike in traffic. For experienced riders, as well as beginners. The Traffic Smarts course comes with a 30-day, money-back guarantee.

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For tickets issued in Austin, TX / Travis County, TX / San Marcos, TX.   > Dismiss your cycling traffic ticket and have your fine waived. > Increase your comfort in traffic. > Learn the laws, including your rights. > Get more accommodation from drivers. Whether you are new to cycling, or an experienced rider, you will take away valuable techniques for increasing your comfort and competence in traffic. Through the training, you will learn the laws that apply to you, helping you avoid a ticket in the future. This course is offered in conjunction with BikeAustin, Austin Municipal Court, Travis County Court, and San Marcos Municipal Court. Cost: $34.95 Duration: Approximately 2 hours Access period: 6 months Here's how you can take part in this 'ticket dismissal' option: Complete and submit a Deferred Disposition form through the Court, along with the payment of the court fee and any other associated charges. Sign up here for the online course using the blue 'Add to Cart' button. Complete the course with a passing grade.* A Certificate of Completion will be prepared and emailed directly to the Court, or sent to you to deliver to the Court (depending on the jurisdiction). Once the certificate is processed, the fine will be waived and the ticket dismissed. * Important: All content in the course must be viewed in order to receive a Certificate of Completion. Any attempts to bypass content and access the quiz(zes) directly will result in an incomplete grade. The Center for Cycling Education may then, at its sole discretion, either offer an opportunity to reattempt the course or else issue a refund less a $15 administrative fee. Be sure to read the Terms and Conditions regarding your participation in the course. For more information on the course and on Court procedures, visit www.thecce.org/tx-austin/. Please note: this course is not configured for use on smartphones. Read More

 For tickets issued in Houston, TX and Waller County, TX.   > Dismiss your cycling traffic ticket and have your fine waived. > Increase your comfort in traffic. > Learn the laws, including your rights. > Get more accommodation from drivers. Whether you are new to cycling, or an experienced rider, you will take away valuable techniques for increasing your comfort and competence in traffic. Through the training, you will learn the laws that apply to you, helping you avoid a ticket in the future. This course is offered in conjunction with BikeHouston, the Houston Municipal Courts and the Waller County Justice of the Peace (Precinct 1). Cost: $34.95 Duration: Approximately 2 hours Access period: 6 months Here's how you can take part in this 'citation dismissal' option Request the Defensive Cycling option through the Court, and submit payment of the court fee and any other associated charges. Sign up here for the online course using the blue 'Add to Cart' button. Complete the course with a passing grade. Your certification will be prepared and emailed directly to the Court. You will be copied on this message. For more details on the Houston program and for contact information for the Houston Municipal Courts, visit our webpage at http://thecce.org/tx-houston/. (Opens in a new window.)  Please note: this course is not configured for use on smartphones. Read More

Increase your comfort and competence in traffic! No matter what your experience level and what type of riding you do, or want to do • commuting • recreational • touring • triathlon/sport/competitive • this course will help. Learn proven on-road techniques. Find out the laws that apply to cyclists in the USA. Valuable for experienced riders as well as beginners. “Do I have to ride at the edge of the road, or can I control my lane?” • “How can I encourage drivers to give me enough space, and cooperate with me?” • “What laws do I need to follow, and what rights do I have on the road?”  2 hours of core interactive content incorporating video, descriptive text, photos, graphics, animations, and quizzes. Plus, an additional hour of optional information and techniques. All put into practice by North America's most experienced and skilled instructors. Learn from wherever you are, at your own pace.    View it all at once or a bit at a time.    Return as often as you like to review and improve.   Only $29.95 US for 6 months of access! Add only $5 to receive a confirmed Certificate of Completion. I'm certain that you'll gain valuable insights you can use on your very next ride. If for any reason you’re not fully satisfied, your money will be refunded. Allan Dunlop, The Center for Cycling Education *** This course is not configured for use on smartphones. *** To learn more about this and other online courses, visit our website: http://thecce.org/online-courses/ Please note: This course is not eligible for dismissing a traffic ticket. Instead, choose the course for your location: Austin / Travis County / San Marcos Houston / Waller County   Read More

Please note that the no-cost sponsorship of this course by UT Austin Parking and Transportation Services has ended. However, we are currently offering a $10 coupon code for UT Austin students, staff and faculty for this UT Austin-specific course. Valuable for experienced riders, as well as beginners. Would you like to learn how to ride more safely and comfortably, and reduce your chances of getting a traffic or parking citation on campus or in town? Cost:    $19.95 (regularly $29.95)Time:    Approximately 1.5 to 3 hours, depending on your pace. To gain access to this training, you only need your UT Austin EID, and to complete the simple registration form on the Center for Cycling Education website (the form is on the right side of the page). Once this form is processed, you will be emailed login information for the course, including a link bringing you back to this page.Please note: This course is not eligible for dismissing a traffic ticket. If you have been ticketed, you must take the Ticket Dismissal course option and pay the course fee. If you received a ticket in Austin outside of the campus, this UT Austin course is not applicable. Instead, please take this course. This course is not configured for use on a tablet device. Questions? Please feel free to contact us. Read More

Increase your comfort and competence in traffic! No matter what your experience level and what type of riding you do, or want to do • commuting • recreational • touring • triathlon/sport/competitive • this course will help. Learn proven on-road techniques. Find out the laws that apply to cyclists in the USA. Valuable for experienced riders as well as beginners. “Do I have to ride at the edge of the road, or can I control my lane?” • “How can I encourage drivers to give me enough space, and cooperate with me?” • “What laws do I need to follow, and what rights do I have on the road?”  2 hours of interactive content incorporating video, descriptive text, photos, graphics, animations, and quizzes.    Learn from the comfort of home, at your own pace.    View it all at once or a bit at a time.    Return as often as you like to review and improve.   Only $29.95 US for 6 months of access! (Add only $5 to receive a confirmed Certificate of Completion.) I'm certain that you'll gain valuable insights you can use on your very next ride. If for any reason you’re not fully satisfied, your money will be fully refunded. Allan Dunlop, The Center for Cycling Education   *** This course is not configured for use on smartphones. *** To learn more about this and other online courses, visit our website: http://thecce.org/online-courses/ Please note: This course is not eligible for dismissing a traffic ticket. Instead, choose the course for your location: Austin / Travis County / San Marcos Houston / Waller County   Read More

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