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9-Month Education Program (AB1353) PDF Print E-mail


First time DUI offenders ordered to attend an AB1353 9 month education program must complete:

  • 50 hours - Group Counseling (25 Two hour sessions)
  • 12 hours - Education (6 Two hour sessions)
  • 5 Individual interviews lasting a minimum of 15 minutes each
  • 18 Self-Help Meetings
The AB-1353 nine month program is typically ordered for first time offenders with a BAC above (>) .20

Please be aware that the California Department of Motor Vehicles does not accept out of state or online programs. To reinstate a driver's license the DMV requires completion of the AB1353 9 month program in the state of California at an approved program.