points http://michiganradio.org en Class helps ticketed drivers avoid points http://michiganradio.org/post/class-helps-ticketed-drivers-avoid-points <p>Let&rsquo;s say you get busted for speeding, disobeying a stop sign, or failing to yield. You still have to deal with the ticket by contesting it or paying up. But if you&rsquo;re eligible you&rsquo;re going to get a letter in the mail from the state. It&rsquo;ll tell you about a class you can take online or in a classroom.</p><p>The new <a href="http://www.michigan.gov/sos/LICENSEID/BASIC_DRIVER_IMPROVEMENT_COURSE/">driver improvement course</a> is a refresher on traffic safety.</p><p>Drivers who pass the class within sixty days can avoid getting points put on their records and that helps keep insurance rates low.</p><p>The program started in January and more than 1,000 drivers have taken the course so far. Sat, 05 Mar 2011 18:03:56 +0000 Kyle Norris 1517 at http://michiganradio.org Class helps ticketed drivers avoid points