2017 Indiana Code
TITLE 9. Motor Vehicles
ARTICLE 30. GENERAL PENALTY PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 3. Court Procedures
9-30-3-12. Driver safety program
Sec. 12. (a) If during any twelve (12) month period an individual has committed moving traffic violations for which the individual has:
(1) been convicted of at least two (2) traffic misdemeanors;
(2) had at least two (2) traffic judgments entered against the individual; or
(3) been convicted of at least one (1) traffic misdemeanor and has had at least one (1) traffic judgment entered against the individual;
the bureau may require the individual to attend and satisfactorily complete a driver safety program approved by the bureau. The individual shall pay all applicable fees required by the bureau.
(b) This subsection applies to an individual who is less than twenty-one (21) years of age. An individual is required to attend and satisfactorily complete a driver safety program approved by the bureau if the individual has, at least twice when the individual was less than twenty-one (21) years of age, been the operator of a motor vehicle involved in an incident for which points may be assessed by the bureau under the point system. The individual shall pay all applicable fees required by the bureau.
(c) The bureau may suspend the driving privileges of any individual who:
(1) fails to attend a driver safety program; or
(2) fails to satisfactorily complete a driver safety program;
as required by this section.
(d) Notwithstanding IC 33-37-4-2, any court may suspend one-half (1/2) of each applicable court cost (including fees) for which an individual is liable due to a traffic violation if the individual enrolls in and completes a driver safety program or a similar school conducted by an agency of the state or local government.
[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-7-10.]
As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.18. Amended by P.L.225-1999, SEC.4; P.L.98-2004, SEC.78; P.L.101-2009, SEC.13; P.L.106-2010, SEC.4; P.L.125-2012, SEC.326; P.L.85-2013, SEC.83; P.L.198-2016, SEC.594; P.L.120-2017, SEC.5.