For traffic offenders who plead guilty or are convicted of a specific violation while distracted, this Ohio Department of Public Safety distracted driver course is available in lieu of paying the enhanced court fine of $100.00, providing the offender pays the total amount of the fine established by the violation and submits written evidence of completion of the distracted driver course.
The one-hour course discusses what distracted driving is, who is a distracted driver, cell phone distractions, the risks and consequences of driving distracted, and combating distracted driving.
The course can be found on the Driver Training website https://www.drivertraining.ohio.gov
From the homepage, a person should click on the "Distracted Driving Course" button. On the next page the offender should click on the "Enter Course" button. The offender will need to print the Certificate of Completion and bring it to the Court.