What is the Traffic Education Program?

The Traffic Education Program, TEP,  was established in South Carolina to educate the driver while giving him/her the opportunity to have eligible tickets dismissed and keep a clean driving record.

A driving record will be obtained by the TEP Director prior to orientation to assure no current points exist against the applicant.

Who is Eligible?

  • Applicants may not have any outstanding points on their driving record
  • The Ticket received must be a point violation
  • The violation must be 4 points or less
  • Applicants may only participate in the program once


  • 4 hour Driving Education Course (Alive at 25)- Tuition for the class is $35.
  • 10 hours of Community Service at a non-profit agency. Hours must be documented on the community service form provided to the applicant.  The community service sheet can be faxed or mailed to the office.