DUI Program Overview
OverviewIn 1977 the Alcohol Highway Safety Program in Pennsylvania was formalized as a result of
Court Reporting Network (CRN) Evaluation
The CRN evaluation is required for all DUI offenders in the State of Pennsylvania. The purpose of the CRN is to determine if you will be referred
- Driver’s License and/or form of identification
- Criminal Complain
- Date of arrest
- Blood alcohol content (BAC)
- $75.00 CRN fee (must be paid prior to the evaluation (cash, credit card, check or money order) at the Adult Probation Office.
Alcohol Highway Safety School (AHSS)
The Chester County DUI Program is certified through the Alcohol Highway Safety Program of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to provide this
AHSS is held at the Government Services Center. Class options:
- Wednesday or Thursday evenings from 6 PM-8:30 PM for five consecutive weeks,
- Saturday and Sunday, 9AM-4PM - For full day classes, it is suggested that you bring your lunch.
- Monday and Tuesday, 9AM-4PM - For full day classes, it is suggested that you bring your lunch.
- Spanish Language classes are held on Sundays, 9AM-4PM for two consecutive weeks.
- Credit card
- Check or Money Order made payable to Chester County DUI Program
Attendance at the Alcohol Highway Safety School is mandatory under Pennsylvania law. Failure to attend will be reported to the Court and/or your Probation Officer. You must attend all scheduled classes unless granted an excused absence by DUI Program staff in advance.
If you miss a class without a previously approved excuse, you will be assessed a $50.00 rescheduling fee. This fee must be paid at the DUI Program offices prior to your make-up class.
If you live within a
The objectives of the AHSS are to provide students with a basic knowledge and understanding of alcohol and controlled substances and their effects on metabolism and judgment, alcoholism and drug addiction, as well as highway safety, to encourage a positive change in student’s attitude concerning driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance.
You will receive a copy of your CRN evaluation and a Certificate of Completion for the AHSS. In addition, a copy of your CRN and your AHSS completion date will be provided to the Adult Probation Department.