The Georgia DUI, Alcohol or Drug Use Risk Reduction Program
The Department of Driver Services (DDS) regulates the DUI Alcohol or Drug Use Risk Reduction Program (RRP) also more commonly referred to as DUI schools. This is an intervention program mandated by law for people convicted of Driving Under the Influence (DUI), possession of illegal drugs, underage possession of alcohol while operating a motor vehicle, or Boating Under the Influence (BUI).

What is a DUI, Alcohol or Drug Use Risk Reduction Course?
DUI, Alcohol or Drug Use Risk Reduction is an intervention program mandated by law for people convicted of Driving Under the Influence (DUI), possession of illegal drugs, underage possession of alcohol while operating a motor vehicle, or Boating Under the Influence (BUI). It consists of two components: an assessment component and an intervention component. Both components must be successfully completed in order to obtain a certificate of completion.

What Assessment Components are certified by the DDS for use in the State of Georgia?
Currently, the only Assessment Component approved by the DDS for use in the State of Georgia is the NEEDS, which is a copyrighted product of ADE, Inc.

What Intervention Components are certified by the DDS for use in the State of Georgia?
Currently, the only Intervention Component approved by the DDS for use in the State of Georgia isPrime for Life, which is a copyrighted product of Prevention Research Institute, Inc.

How do I know if a particular DUI, Alcohol, or Drug Use Risk Reduction school has been approved?
A complete list of all DUI, Alcohol, or Drug Use Risk Reduction schools certified by the DDS can be found here.

What is the cost of a DUI, Alcohol or Drug Use Risk Reduction course?
The cost of a DUI, Alcohol or Drug Use Risk Reduction course is set by law. The total cost of the course is $355.00. This includes the Assessment Component ($100.00), the Intervention Component ($255.00).

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