DRIVER IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (DIP)
REGISTRATION/PAYMENT... IT'S EASY!
The DIP program may be completed in either of 2 ways; In-Person or Online.
If you attend the DIP program in-person, you sit through a lecture then take the final the same day. You may click the button above to view dates/ locations and/or register.
If you complete the DIP program online (must be 18), there is no minimum time requirement. After you complete the online material at your leisure, you must come in to a Widmyer location for a not too difficult 20 question final to finish the requirement.
Sign up online or call 301-791-7676.
$50 cash due when you attend.
No payment is required to register.
Must show photo ID when you attend.
A basic understanding of spoken and written English is required.
DATES AND TIMES
SPECIAL QUIZ TIME
If the scheduled quiz times don't work with your schedule, we'll try to make special arrangements to accommodate you for a private quiz time at most of our locations. The cost is $75
(vs. $50 for a scheduled time) and requires an advance payment.
COMPLETE WITHIN 24 HOURS:
A special quiz time ($75) for online students usually may be arranged within 24 hours if a scheduled time does not work.
Available only in; Garrett County, Cumberland, Hagerstown, Frederick, Prince Frederick and Salisbury.Please call 301-791-7676 to arrange and make an advance payment. With all classes. the MVA will be electronically notified of your completion.
Please select Locations/Directions on the menu to view or print directions.
ABOUT OUR DRIVER IMPROVEMENT (DIP)
All are welcome to take the class. However, the DIP is typically for:
NOTIFYING THE MVA
Widmyer is approved by the Maryland MVA. We promptly notify the Maryland MVA of a student's completion if the student provided us with their Maryland referral letter or their Maryland license number. The student receives proof of completion on the class/test day. Keep this copy!
Other states or agencies are not notified.
WHAT TO BRING
Driver Improvement Program (DIP)
Frequently Asked Questions
Words are 'over-lapping' on some parts of the online DIP program, making it difficult to read. What should I do?
We recommend trying another online browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, AOL). If that doesn't work, try another computer. You could download a new browser free of charge.
How do I complete the Driver Improvement Program (DIP)?
With Widmyer, you have the convenience of completing the State of Maryland approved Driver Improvement Program in-person or online. You may enroll or get more information by clicking the registration button above. Also, you may enroll to sit through the class by calling 301-791-7676.
How does the online DIP work? Easy......
WHAT HAPPENS IF I DO NOT COMPLETE DIP BY MY DUE DATE?
If you do not take the DIP by your DIP due date, your license will be suspended.
I DO NOT HAVE MY MVA REFERRAL LETTER, CAN I STILL ATTEND THE CLASS?
Yes. All are welcome to take the class. If you are taking this class as a Maryland requirement and want us to notify the MVA of your completion then you must bring your MVA referral letter or something that has your Maryland license number listed.
( your license, photo ID or registration)
DOES TAKING THE DIP CLASS REMOVE POINTS FROM MY DRIVING RECORD?
No, in Maryland, points will remain active on your driving record for 2 years from the date of each violation.
MY LICENSE IS SUSPENDED WHEN WILL MY SUSPENSION BE LIFTED?
We electronically notify the MVA within 24 hours of your completion if you provided us with a Maryland referral letter or provided your Maryland license number. It takes 48 hours for your completion to appear on your driving record. You receive proof of completion.( It's $20 for a duplicate proof of completion). It's up to the MVA to lift your suspension. We do not notify other states or the courts of your completion. MVA phone: 410-787-7817