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Have a Plan, mobile app

The New York State Governors Traffic Safety Committee and the NYS STOP-DWI Foundation are proud to release a brand new Have A Plan mobile app.  This app provides you with timely and convenient resources to

  • locate and call a taxi service
  • program a designated-driver list
  • educate yourself on Blood Alcohol Content levels
  • review information on DWI laws and penalties

You can even report a suspected impaired driver.

The app is available for Apple, Droid, and Windows smart phones.


To download the app, click on the image, or click here.


Note - use the phone you want to download the app to and click on the link to the store of your operating system.



New York State Impaired Driver Program (IDP)

The New York State Impaired Driver Program (IDP) consists of 16 hours classroom education over a seven-week period.

Classes are held in the First Floor Conference Room of the Marcy Building, 167 Polk Street, Watertown, NY in the evening, beginning at 6:30 PM. Contact the Alcohol and Substance Abuse Council at 315-788-4660 for the beginning date of the next class cycle.

  • Class nights vary from 2 to 2 ½ hours in length.
  • Class fee is $234.00, payable by completion of classes.*
  • Participants enroll through the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles.

Out-of-state license holders seeking to enroll in the New York State program, should contact their state of issuance to ensure reciprocity.

*If you are unable to complete by the last class, please call the program director at 315-788-4660 to make payment arrangements.

Jefferson/Lewis County Impaired Driver Program Info Sheet

Click on the map below to find our location.

ASAC Location, Polk St., Watertown NY



Further Information about the New York State Impaired Driver Program: Click here to access information.


To contact representatives of this course, click on the appropriate name below:

Class Instructors: William Bowman


Other Links of Interest:

New York State Department of Motor Vehicles | Mothers Against Drunk Driving |
 National Highway Safety Administration


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North Country Health Compass Website -

For in-depth, current information on the state of health in the tri-county area click to the North County Health Compass Website.