I was told by someone that a 10 hour class, plus an additional 12 hour class is mandatory.
This unfortunately was my first ever ticket and I made the poor decision of driving after a wedding and another driver called the police and the police pulled me over in my friends driveway.
Yes. The formula used to calculate your assessment level includes your BAC. An individual who has a BAC of .10 could be assessed as low as a minimum risk which is 10 hours of classes. An individual with a BAC of .18 could be assessed no lower than moderate risk which would require the 10 hours of minimum risk PLUS after care.
Not necessarily. Someone with a BAC of .10 could be classified as alcohol dependent if he has 3 or more symptoms and be required to complete 75 hours, or if he has any abuse or dependency he must do 20 hours. But as far as the minimum hours are conceded, if you have no abuse or dependency symptoms and blow under .15 you need only do the 10 hour DRE course. If you don't' blow at all or if you blew between .15 and .19, it's 10 and 12, assuming this is your first DUI. If it's your second, or if it's your first and you blow .20 or more, you have to do 10 hours and 20 classes.
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