Required Driving Courses for Traffic Tickets in Wake County

In Wake County, you will be required to take 4 hour defensive driving course if you are between the ages of 16 and 21 and you receive a traffic ticket for:


NC Traffic Law Violations

Impaired and Distracted Driving

If you are a repeat offender, a driver under the age of 21 who received your second moving violation OR you have been in an automobile accident, you will be required to complete a 4 hour behind the wheel driving course.

This course will involve both in class and hands-on coursework concluding with a test and driver assessment.

The Alive at 25 – 4 Hour Driving Course and Repeat Offender – 4 Hour with Behind the wheel Course are both held at:

3739 National Drive

Cumberland Building, Suite 125

Raleigh, NC 27612

(near Crabtree Valley Mall)

Pre-registration is required, please call 919-719-9800 for registration details and directions to the classroom.

Due to the Wake County District Attorney’s Office strict policies surrounding traffic violations, it’s important to find a lawyer familiar with the local rules, prosecutors, and judges.  If you have a speeding ticket or other traffic violation in Wake County, call The Law Offices of Wiley Nickel at 919-585-1486 for a free consultation with one of our experienced Wake County speeding ticket lawyers.


Wiley Nickel

Wiley Nickel lives and works in Cary, North Carolina. In 1998, he graduated from Tulane University with a major in Political Science and a minor in History. After college Wiley went to work for Al Gore and travelled with the Vice President as part of his national advance staff. Following the Gore campaign he earned his law degree from the Pepperdine University School of Law in 2005. While in law school Wiley worked as a law clerk in the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office where he gained valuable criminal trial experience before taking and passing the California bar exam. His first job out of law school was for the Merced County District Attorney’s Office where he worked as a Deputy District Attorney with a focus on prosecuting DWI offenders. Wiley later joined the Law Offices of Joseph Uremovic where he focused on civil litigation and family law. When the opportunity came to join the Obama campaign in 2008 Wiley jumped at the chance. He spent three years travelling with President Obama as a member of his national advance team. In 2011 Wiley left his work for the White House to return to the practice of law. Wiley devotes the majority of his practice to the areas of criminal law, family law, traffic tickets and DMV issues. The Law Offices of Wiley Nickel was started with the goal of providing the best representation possible for all of his clients. Experienced, Compassionate, Aggressive Criminal Defense While defense attorney Wiley Nickel works as the primary attorney for all of his cases, he does have an associate attorney, a team of investigators, forensic consultants, and support staff to call on to help achieve the best possible result in every case. He limits his case load so that he can focus on providing the best possible legal defense to all of his clients. Every case is a top priority and the goal is to have your case dismissed with a focus on being able to expunge your charges at the end of the process. When he is not working, Wiley is an avid family man, distance runner and golfer. He loves North Carolina college sports and is hoping this is the year for Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers. Wiley is licensed to practice law in North Carolina and California.