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Oct 20, 7:50pm - #305408 
Alive @ 25

Defensive driving school here i come! Well i posted how i got my ticket a long time ago. Ran from the cop doin 18 over blah blah blah amost got a CNI and taken to jail yadda yadda... So i fought it and had to pay like $125 for my attorney and the other day i just got a response from them sayin i have to pay an additional $72 and take this Alive at 25 class. Oh boy i can't wait rolleyes . Had anyone taken these classes before?

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Oct 20, 8:04pm - #305409 
i did, waste of 8 hours of my life. all we did was watch videos and discuss about them after each of them.


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Oct 20, 8:08pm - #305410 
that's what i heard it was about. i think it's 4 hours long though thumbsdown

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Oct 20, 8:11pm - #305411 
no, but is it better than taking the original punishment?


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Oct 20, 8:12pm - #305412 
i guess its different for each state. you can go to a 1 day class for 8 hours straight or 2 day class for 4 hours each. we had to watch 8 videos and they where 45 mins each.


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Oct 20, 8:13pm - #305413 
what were the video's?

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Oct 20, 9:33pm - #305414 
Its not the worst thing that happened to you|thats the bright side of it thumbsup

Havent been to one myself|to answer your question

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Oct 20, 9:38pm - #305415 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
what were the video's?


the videos shows you how to be a better driver. most of it is common sense. spineyes


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Oct 21, 8:12am - #305416 
I've been to a few defensive driving courses in my time. They can be worthwhile if you want them to be. It also depends on the instructor. The coolest I went to was done by a cool woman who likes riding motorcycles. Once I went to one in California, where I used to live, and the instructor apparently didn't want to be there either. So he just had everyone sign in, then sent us home. If one of the students had wanted to turn him in, I'm sure he would have been in trouble grin

If a class can keep you from getting a ticket on your driving record, its definitely worth it.


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Oct 21, 10:19am - #305417 
my bf just went to one here in colorado and he said they showed them a bucnch of videos of bad accidents.


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Oct 21, 10:40am - #305418 
yeah it is better than pissin more money away

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Oct 21, 10:47am - #305419 
I just got a ticket three weeks ago. Waiting for my stuff in the mail. Driving school sucks! They make it so damn boring you'd never speed again. Almost never. happywink

Alive @ 25? What even happened to live fast and die young? They should be showing you more Red Asphault. The opposite effect works much better. thumbsup


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Oct 21, 10:56am - #305420 
red asphalt was a cool video. grin

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Oct 21, 1:32pm - #305421 
i haven't seen the original, i saw red asphalt 3 in driver's ed.


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Oct 21, 3:02pm - #305422 
rofl


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Oct 21, 7:59pm - #305423 
it's calld S.T.O.P Class here in nebraska..boring 8hrs class..don't remember much if anything from it..


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