GET YOUR TEXAS
Did the court tell you to bring your Texas driving record in with your certificate?
If so, you have three options for getting your driver record.
- Order your driver record online
- Order your record by mail
- Let us get your Texas driving record for you
Let us get your Driving Record for you
For $25, we will deal with the Texas DPS for you, get your driver record, and send it to you.
We'll soon add a secure form to our website to get the necessary information from you to obtain your driving record.
Until then, it's best if you call our office at 877-826-6339 and we'll get the information that way.
Get your Driver Record Online
To get your own driving record and print it immediately, visit the texas.gov website.
You will need to have your Texas driver license, social security number, and credit card handy when you start completing the form.
Once you have the record, you can then print or save the document.
Request your Driver Record by Mail
To order your driver record by mail, complete the driver record request form (a PDF file) by following the instructions. Then submit the form by mail with appropriate payment to the following address.
TEXAS DEPT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
PO BOX 149008
AUSTIN TX 78714-9008
Do not wait until the last minute to do this. It can take three weeks for your driving record to arrive when requested this way.
What's in your Texas Driver Record?
Like many other states, Texas law requires that a record be kept of every accident report and court record for each driver. In Texas, this record is your driving record. Every time you are involved in a crash or get ticketed for a moving violation, it goes on your record.
Have you noticed yet
Tickets that are dismissed by taking a state-approved driving safety course should NOT show on your record.
The record will show that you took a defensive driving course but not the ticket.
If an insurance company or potential employer needs to see your driving record they can request a copy. And increasingly courts are requesting that people submit copies of their record when they want to have a ticket dismissed to show that they have not had another ticket dismissed in less than twelve months.
Types of Texas Driver Records
In Texas, there are various types of driving records, all containing different versions of your information. Type 1, for example, simply shows your name, birthdate, most recent address, and whether or not your driver license is currently valid.
For ticket dismissal purposes, you'll need to get Type 3A. This will show all the same information as Type 1 PLUS all accidents and convictions you've incurred while driving in Texas.
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