Drink-drive rehabilitation courses

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When you can take a course

You can be offered a rehabilitation course to reduce your driving ban if:

You have to pay to take the course. It can cost up to £250.

Reducing the length of your ban

Your ban will be reduced if you complete the course within a certain time. The ban is usually reduced by a quarter.

Deciding to take a course

You have to decide in court if you want to take a course or not. You cannot change your mind later.

There’s a different process for taking a drink-drive course in Northern Ireland.