Defensive Driving School

Youth Defensive Driving School

Defensive Driving School (DDS) is offered to anyone 21 years old or younger who received a moving violation but has never had a ticket. The youth who received the moving violation must attend court on the assigned court date to ask the Judge to sign up for driving school.

Adult Defensive Driving School

DDS is offered to any adult who has not received a ticket in the past three years. The adult must pay the cost of the ticket plus $10, and the cost of the class.

Class Schedules & Fees

Classes are available at the following times:
  • First and third Thursday of the month from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. 
  • Second Saturday of the month from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
  • Each class is held in the Court Room and is four hours long
  • Cost of the class is $50

Upon Completion of the Class

Once the four-hour class has been completed, the instructor will issue a certificate that can be either left with the instructor or brought to the Court Office:
8889 Northwest Dr.
Southaven, MS 38671

Once the certificate has been received by the Court Office, the ticket will be dismissed (in the youth's case) or not reported to the State (in the adult's case).