Who Is Eligible to Take the Michigan Basic Driver Improvement Course?

According to the Michigan Secretary of State:

“You will receive a letter in the mail if you are eligible for this program. You may be eligible if you were ticketed on or after December 31, 2010 and:

  • You have a valid Michigan, non-commercial license, with two or fewer points on your record,
  • The violation was not in a Commercial Motor Vehicle,
  • The violation was not a criminal offense,
  • The ticket you received is eligible (e.g., must be for three or fewer points, not for careless or negligent driving, etc.) For a full list, please see the related link below.”

What would disqualify you from the Michigan BDIC program?

The Michigan Secretary of State says:

“You are disqualified if any of the following are true:

  • You are in the 60-day period of BDIC eligibility for a previous ticket
  • You have already avoided points under this program
  • Your license is restricted, suspended, or revoked or you were not issued a Michigan license
  • You have three or more points on your record
  • You held a Commercial Driver’s License or were operating a Commercial Vehicle at the time of the ticket
  • The ticket you received is not eligible for the program
  • Out-of-state tickets are not eligible for the BDIC program”