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Texas Online DADAP Course   -

  • Court ordered – most alcohol and drug offenses
  • Insurance discounts
  • The only Texas Education Agency approved online DADAP course
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Alcohol Awareness Course

You could take alcohol awareness in a classroom, but wouldn't you rather take our ONLINE DADAP course instead?

Texas law authorizes Texas courts and judges to allow a person to take DADAP online instead of a traditional alcohol awareness or MIP course offered in a classroom. We recommend that you contact the judge or court to verify acceptance of the online DADAP course prior to registration. When ready, you can sign up by clicking on the REGISTER button.

About DADAP Online

This online Drug and Alcohol Driving Awareness Program (DADAP) is fully approved by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) and can be taken for any of the following reasons:

  • Court Ordered – Alcohol / drug related offenses
  • Auto Insurance Discount – Save on your auto insurance
  • Driver Ed Recertification – Continuing education for licensed Texas driver ed instructors
  • Safety Training – General safety education

Have you been ordered by a Texas judge or court to complete an alcohol awareness course? The good news is that Texas law now gives courts and judges the option to accept Texas Education Agency (TEA) approved Drug and Alcohol Driving Awareness Programs (DADAP) to meet that requirement for various alcohol and drug offenses. However each case is unique, so it is important that you contact the court to verify eligibility prior to registration. In the past, if you needed an alcohol awareness program, your only option was to take a course in a classroom only in two separate sessions – 3 hours each day. With online DADAP the course is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week from anywhere with Internet access!

DADAPonline.com is the first company to offer the TEA approved Drug and Alcohol Driving Awareness Program (DADAP) on the Internet. This 6-hour course is an acceptable option for individuals who have been ordered by a Texas judge or court to complete a drug and / or alcohol awareness program and have received approval from the court or magistrate.

Texas Law and Drug and Alcohol Awareness Programs

Section 106.115 of the Alcoholic Beverage Code authorizes the use of TEA approved Drug and Alcohol Driving Awareness Programs (DADAP) as an acceptable alternative to the classroom only Department of State Health Services Alcohol Awareness Program. The revised language is shown below and a reference to the Health and Safety code which is another law that allows for the use of DADAP for various drug and alcohol related offenses.

Section 106.115(a) of the Texas Alcohol Beverage Code:

"On the placement of a minor on deferred disposition for an offense under Section 49.02, Penal Code, or under Section 106.02, 106.025, 106.04, 106.041, 106.05, or 106.07, the court shall require the defendant to attend an alcohol awareness program approved by the Department of State Health Services under this section or a drug and alcohol driving awareness program approved by the Texas Education Agency."

Section 469.007 of the Texas Health and Safety Code:

"...the commissioners court of a county or a court may use other drug and awareness or drug and alcohol driving awareness programs to treat person convicted of drug or alcohol related offenses."

With an acceptable online option it is a win-win situation for both judges AND offenders! Since online DADAP is available to any offender in any locale at any time day or night, there is now a more flexible and convenient awareness course option available.

For more information about DADAP online, click here.

What Is the DADAP Course Like?

Registration for DADAP online is quick and easy and just takes a few moments to complete. You will provide personal information that will be stored for later use in the course (some of this information will be printed out on your DADAP course completion certificate).

Even novice computer users can take our easy to use course. Once you have registered and paid for the course, you will complete each of the ten units in sequence, but you can log in or out of the course whenever you like. If you need to stop to eat dinner or do something else, you can just log out and later resume your course activity where you left off. We keep track of your course progress so that you don't have to remember where you were when you stopped.

If you have trouble with any aspect of DADAP online, you can call our toll free customer service number 1-800-558-9887 for help at any time day or night, send us an e-mail, or consult the Help file or FAQ, where we have listed answers to several common questions. We want to help you succeed at your course so that you will tell everyone you know about your positive experience with our company.

DADAP Course Attendance for a Texas Insurance Discount

Many drivers may also be eligible to receive a discount on their Texas automobile insurance for completing a DADAP course approved by the Texas Education Agency. You can sign up on our website to begin taking this course right away.

NOTE: DADAP is not a defensive driving course and cannot be used for a Texas traffic ticket. If you need a ticket dismissal course (driving safety course), click here.

Click the GO button to get started on your Texas DADAP course today.

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