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Florida 8 Hour DWLS/R / FACT Course

Do you have requirement to complete a Course for a Driving While License is Suspended violation where you contested the citation or had a mandatory court appearance?  The DWLS/R Course (Driving While License is Suspended / Revoked) is an 8 Hour Court Ordered class.  It is typically used by the court as part of the sentencing and/or probation process to help you work toward reinstatement of your License and regain your driving privileges.

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Our school and course curriculums are Certified by the State of Florida and approved in all 67 counties and 20 Judicial Circuits.  Additionally, our Course Completion Certificates are accepted nationwide including Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, Virginia, New Jersey and New York.

DWLS/R Course Information

The State of Florida County Courts require you to attend this course in a Traditional Classroom as part of a sentencing judgment and/or probation requirement.

Typical reasons students are Court Ordered to take the 8 Hour DWLS course include:

  • Received multiple violations for Driving on a Suspended License (DWLS)
  • Received multiple violations for Driving on an Invalid Drivers License (NVDL)
  • Condition of Probation release often due to repeated DWLS/R or NVDL violations.

Course Objectives


We believe in helping our students.  Our Instructors keep your attention and will arm you with information about traffic law and other important information to help you regain your Driving Privileges.  Students will leave this course with a new perspective about the driving environment, plus positive thoughts and techniques to avoid additional traffic violations and suspensions.

Classroom Course and Locations

The DWLS/R Course is an "In Person" course available every weekend in Orlando (near the UCF Campus) or at our Tampa facility.  A class is completed in one day at all of our locations.

Court Orders Require the DWLS/R Course to be Attended in a Classroom
-- DO NOT Take another course as a Substitute --
Other Course Certificates will not be accepted by the Clerk's Offices

Driving While License is Suspended Course - Additional Information

The DWLS/R classroom courses are provided in a relaxed seminar style format.   This allows you to have direct contact with a certified instructor and have a forum to discuss topics with other students.   The seminar style courses offers a highly social class with plenty of interaction among participants.

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StudentsThe course is divided into multiple sessions and topics.  Sessions are 50 minutes in length with a 10 minute break once an hour.  While there is no test required to complete the DWLS/R class, students are encouraged and expected to actively participate in the seminar discussions in order to receive their Completion Certificate.

The 8 hour DWLS/R course enlightens students in discovering how individual personality traits, their attitudes towards the driving environment, stress, anger management, and time management all play a part in their driving behavior.  Students evaluate their personal and driving habits, review their driving record and determine what steps are required to have their driving privileges re-instated.

Some specific course objectives include:

  • Students recognize and evaluate their current driving patterns.  They learn ways to change their harmful patterns and enhance their good habits.
  • Students become familiar with laws regarding driving while their drivers license is suspended / revoked (DWLS/R).
  • Students accept responsibility for their actions and understand its impact on their drivers license record and life.
  • Students provide suggestions on ways to re-instate their driving privileges.
  • Students develop a personal action plan to carry out the desired changes in their driving behavior.

The total tuition for the 8 Hour DWLS/R Classroom Course is $110.00.  The tuition includes the course, classroom materials, all State of Florida fees, certificate processing and your certificate.  Your original Completion Certificate (for the Court) and a copy is provided immediately at the end of the class.


Students are required to pre-enroll using the Online Enrollment Page (sorry no phone registrations).  Once we receive your Enrollment Request, we verify your requirement, check appropriate DMV / Court Records and will send a "confirmation" email to you.  Students should register as early as possible to guarantee a space for the date of your choice.

All students need to pre-register NLT 3:00 pm the day prior to a scheduled class using our convenient online enrollment form (sorry no phone registrations).  Information on the registration form is validated and students will receive their Enrollment Confirmation by email.

There are Never any Hidden Fees at Nations Traffic Safety School!
No Credit Card Required to Enroll -- Payment on Class Day.
There are Never any Hidden Fees at Nations Traffic Safety School!
No Credit Card Required to Enroll -- Payment on Class Day.

The Driving While License is Suspended Course Completion Certificates are printed and provided to students at the end of the class.  You will receive two copies before you leave class.


  1. A Signed original with a unique Certificate Number.  This copy is for the Clerk of the Courts and needs to be delivered by you to satisfy a Court Order.
  2. A second copy is provided as a receipt for your records.  We suggest students file this as a backup copy with your other important documents.

Our course is Certified by the State of Florida.  Your Certificate will satisfy all Florida County Court Orders that require you to take the DWLS/R course including:

  • Orange County (Orlando)
  • Osceola County (Kissimmee)
  • Seminole County
  • Brevard County (Melbourne)
  • Volusia County (Daytona)
  • Broward County (Fort Lauderdale)
  • Pinellas County (Clearwater & St Petersburg)
  • Lee County (Fort Myers)
  • Hillsborough County (Tampa)
  • Dade County (Miami)
  • Palm Beach County
  • Leon County (Tallahassee)
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