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Driver Safety FAQs

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Back to Top When are your driver safety classes?

Online classes can begin as soon as you have successfully registered and paid for the class. You can find the dates of our instructor led classes on our website.

Back to Top How long is the driver safety class?

  • The instructor-led class  is presented in one four-hour session.
  • The online class takes approximately four hours to complete.

Back to Top How much is the driver safety class?

  • $39 for the instructor-led course at SWIC
  • $45 for the online course

Back to Top How do I register for the online class?

Follow these instructions to register for the online class.

Back to Top How do I register for the instructor-led class?

We offer three methods for your convenience:

  • Online on our website at www.swic.edu/selsius/driver-safety/
  • Over the phone at 618-641-5000
  • In person at the Selsius™ office, Room 2060, Information Sciences Building on the SWIC Belleville campus.   

Credit or debit card is required for web or phone registrations. You may pay with cash, money order, credit or debit card when registering in person on campus.

Back to Top Can I register and pay later?

No. Payment is due at the time of registration.

Back to Top If I want to register for the instructor-led driver safety class in person, when can I do that?

Registrations are accepted in the Selsius™ office Monday - Thursday from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.. On Fridays, the hours are 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Bring cash, credit card (Master Card, Visa, or Discover only), or money order with you. You must pay for the class at the time of registration or you will not be allowed to register.

Back to Top What forms of payment are accepted if I register for the instructor-led class in person at SWIC?

Cash, Money Order, Visa, MasterCard, or Discover. We do not accept personal checks for driver safety classes.

Back to Top What forms of payment are accepted if I register online for a $39 instructor-led course at SWIC?

You can pay with a Visa, MasterCard or Discover credit or debit card. 

Back to Top Is there an extra charge for registering online for the instructor-led driver safety class?

Yes, a $1 convenience fee is charged by Illinois E-Pay, our credit card processor. 

Back to Top What forms of payment are accepted if I register for the $45 Online driver safety course?

You can pay with a Visa, MasterCard or American Express credit or debit card and start the course immediately.

Back to Top Can I get a refund if I have to cancel or reschedule my instructor-led class at SWIC?

If you cancel more than five business days prior to the start of the class, you will receive a full refund. If we receive your cancellation within five business days of the start of the class, or if you do not show up, you will not be eligible for a refund.

Back to Top What should I do if my court date is before any of the instructor-led classes you offer?

If your court date is before our next available driver safety class, you can print a court continuance form to let the court know you are scheduled for a class. You will need to register and pay for the class before completing the form since the form requires you to list the date of your class.  The Court Continuance Form can be found by clicking here and printing the two-page PDF document. Complete the form and mail or deliver it to the address on the front page of the document. 

Back to Top Do I have to drive a vehicle in the instructor-led class?

No. Everything else you need will be provided. 

Back to Top Do I have to take a test in the instructor-led class?

There will be a quiz when you first get to class. The quiz is administered again at the end of the class, so you can determine what you have learned. There is no passing or failing the quiz: it is simply for your information. 

Back to Top Do I have to take a test in the online class?

Yes, there is a short test at the end of each of four sections and an overall test at the end of the course to determine that you have learned the material. 

Back to Top I need to take a remedial driver safety class. Does the class offered by Selsius™ meet that requirement?

Please call 618-277-6600, ext. 2339 to clarify if the Selsius™ driver safety courses will meet your requirement for a remedial driver safety class or for any questions related to your ticket. We cannot answer legal questions as we are the driver safety class provider only. 

Back to Top What do I do after I take the class?

Take your completion certificate to your court date as proof of completing the required driver safety training.  

Back to Top I got my ticket for speeding, illegal turn, parking illegally, etc., do I need to take the driver safety class?

Please call 618-277-6600 x 2339 for any questions related to your ticket and whether you need to take the driver safety course provided by Selsius™. We cannot answer legal questions as we are the driver safety class provider only. 

Back to Top Have you sent my name to Springfield so I can get my license back?

No, Selsius™ does not contact any office in Springfield. We provide you with a completion certificate at the end of class and send your name to the St. Clair County Courthouse to let the courts know you have completed the course as required. 

Have a question that you don't see here?

Please Contact Us or call 618-222-5202. We look forward to hearing from you.