Driver Improvement Program (DIP)

SP Driving Academy offers the Driver Improvement Program. This three-hour class is required by the Maryland MVA for international license conversions.

We offer the Classroom Version and the Online Version of the Driver Improvement Program.

If you were assigned to complete the Maryland Driver Improvement Program by the Motor Vehicle Administration is response to the accumulation of points on your driving record, a requirement imposed by a district court judge, or a requirement imposed by an administrative law judge, you:

The Driver Improvement Program (DIP) is a 4-8 hour instructional program intended to provide driver rehabilitation for those who are assigned to the program. An individual may have been assigned to the driver improvement program for one of the following reasons:

  • Must present the letter of assignment to SP Driving Academy at the time of enrollment if taking the classroom program or at the time of testing if taking the online program.
  • Will be required to supply accurate and legible information SP Driving Academy at the time of enrollment or testing to include your full name, date of birth, and Maryland soundex number (driver's license number)
  • You were referred by a District Court Judge.
  • You were referred by an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) in the Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH).
  • You accumulated 5, 6, or 7 points on your driving record.
  • You were convicted or granted probation before judgment for a moving violation while holding a provisional driver's license.

If a judge has decided that you must attend DIP, you will receive a letter from the MVA approximately 4-6 weeks after your hearing date.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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