IDP Class Locations:
Chemung County at CASA-Trinity
911 Stowell Street
Elmira, NY 14901
Livingston County Highway Department Complex
Route 63 Gypsy Lane, Bldg. #1
Mt. Morris, NY 14510
Schuyler County Human
323 Owego St.
Montour Falls, NY 14865
Wyoming County Community
6470 Route 20A
Perry, NY 14530
IDP can be reached at 585-278-7080
Impaired Driver Program (IDP)
The IDP program is offered in various counties around New York State and provides education particularly to drivers that have been convicted of a DWI/DWAI offense.
During each class, instructors will provide a thorough education on high-risk alcohol and other drug choices. In doing so, educating drivers on how to identify and change high-risk behaviors that they may face in the future.
About the curriculum
Instructors use a state curriculum called, The Change Company. It is designed to help each participant reduce their risk for any type of alcohol or drug problem, while re-educating on safer driving practices.
The goal of the Change Company is to promote positive, lasting change through ‘journaling’ which also emphasizes real-life application.
Nonetheless, helping drivers to apply meaningful and relevant information to their lives and regain driving privileges.
The purpose of the IDP is part of New York State’s effort to lessen the chances of injury, disability and fatalities that result from alcohol and other drug related motor vehicle crashes.
In addition, it also reduces the risk of re-offending for another drunk driving offense.
More details about this program:
This class occurs once a week for seven weeks, 16 hours total. The cost for this Program is $234 and must be paid prior to the first class.
Locations for this class include Chemung, Livingston, Schuyler and Wyoming Counties in New York State. You can reach an IDP instructor at (585) 278-7080 for upcoming class schedules.
For those who are eligible for a conditional license, you must enroll at the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) before signing up for this class. Drivers that may be referred by the courts, even if they aren’t eligible for a conditional license, must enroll through the DMV ahead of time.
Lastly, because of the to the structure of each class, attendance is mandatory for all 16 hours.
Please note, if a driver does not meet all the requirements of the conditional license, they will be dropped from the IDP which will result in the loss of driving privileges.