Impaired Driving Program
Support for individuals who have been convicted of driving while under the influence, and the necessary documents for providers who are interested in certifying or recertifying as an Impaired Driver Service Provider (IDSP), Impaired Driver Care Management Program (IDCMP), or Impaired Driver Education Program Instructor (IDEP) programs.
Under this program, individuals looking for services must contact an approved IDCMP Services provider listed here:
Information for the Driver Convicted of Driving While Impaired
In New Hampshire, driving or operating a vehicle when the brain is impaired by a drug (any drug including alcohol) puts many people at unnecessary risk, including the driver, his/her passengers, and other motorists and pedestrians. Impaired driving is a crime.
The impacts of impaired driving are devastating, including loss of employment, injury, death, and significant costs associated with emergency services, hospital care, adjudication and corrections.
EFFECTIVE January 6, 2024: Please see the updated He-A 500 rule pdf on the side for the latest update.
EFFECTIVE December 1, 2019: All individuals convicted of an impaired driving offense prior to 2013 who has not had their license reinstated must also complete an Impaired Driver Care Management Program. All IDCMPs and Impaired Driver Service Providers (IDSP) must be approved by the Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services.
EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2013: As a result of a change in statute to increase public safety, individuals convicted of an impaired driving offense are now required to attend and participate in a New Hampshire approved Impaired Driver Care Management Program (IDCMP) for a screening and evaluation to determine if there is a substance use disorder and to participate in treatment, education and/or recovery support services (when indicated) within a shorter span than previously required. All IDCMPs and Impaired Driver Service Providers (IDSP) must be approved by the Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services.