You must come to the Clerk’s office to make your selection, or, if you reside outside of Polk County, contact your local Clerk’s office and you may make your election to attend a basic driver improvement course by mail. Read the Affidavit carefully. Within 30 calendar days of the date your ticket was issued, complete the affidavit, have your signature notarized, and return the affidavit to the Clerk’s office in the envelope provided. Be sure to include a check or money order for the civil penalty and allow sufficient mail time to ensure your affidavit is received in the Clerk’s office with the 30 calendared days required.
After you have completed and paid the costs for the election, contact an approved school to arrange a schedule for the course (you may find a listing a driver improvement courses in your local yellow pages). You must enroll, attend, and complete the basic driver improvement course within 90 calendar days from the date you elected to attend. You will need to be prepared to pay for the course at the time of enrollment.