frequently asked questions
College Park: #4070 & #873
5234 Old National Hwy, College Park, Georgia 30349
Monday- Friday: 10am – 6pm
Marietta: #4072 & #2039
2188 Austell Road Marietta, GA 30008
Monday- Friday: 10am – 5pm
Walk ins are welcome
Weekends, Before and After hours are by appointment only
Method Of Payments We Accept
Q: Will the DDS accept a certificate of completion from a DUI, Alcohol, or Drug Use Risk Reduction course that I completed online?
A: No. Certificates of completion from online DUI, Alcohol, or Drug Use Risk Reduction courses are not accepted by the DDS for any purposes related to an individual’s driver’s license or driving privileges.
Q: What is a DUI, Alcohol or Drug Use Risk Reduction Course?
A: 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.
Q: What is the cost of a DUI, Alcohol or Drug Use Risk Reduction course?
A: The cost of a DUI, Alcohol or Drug Use Risk Reduction course is set by law. The total cost of the course is $360.00, This includes the Assessment Component ($100.00), the Intervention Component ($235.00), and a workbook ($25.00).
Q: How is Georgia's Risk Reduction course structured?
A: Georgia’s risk reduction course is comprised of two components: the Assessment Component and the Intervention Component.
The Assessment Component is completed first. It is a 130-question comprehensive adult assessment instrument used to screen the extent of an individual’s alcohol and drug use and its impact on driving.
The Intervention Component is completed last. It is a 20-hour course comprised of several sessions covering several days and delivered in a group environment.
The Intervention Component is designed to offer therapeutic education and peer group counseling about alcohol and drug use and its effect on driving.
Students must complete both the Assessment and Intervention Components to receive a certificate of completion.