Who is not eligible for ARD?

An offender will not be considered for ARD if any of the following apply:

  • The offender has been convicted of DUI or accepted into the ARD program within 10 years of the date of the current offense
  • An accident occurred in connection with the offense where a person, other than the offender, was killed or suffered serious bodily injury
  • There was a passenger under 14 years of age in the motor vehicle the offender was operating
  • The offender did not have a valid driver's license, and/or was suspended, and/or did not have insurance, regardless of whether charged with those specific offenses
  • The offender has an extensive driving and/or criminal record as determined by the District Attorney
  • An offender with a BAC of .30%+, Heroin, and/or Fentanyl will be considered on a case by case basis and may be required to attend the ARD Panel.

Exceptions may be made in extraordinary circumstances.

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1. What is ARD?
2. How do I know if ARD is the best disposition for me?
3. Who is not eligible for ARD?
4. Are there time limits within which I can apply for ARD?
5. How do I apply for ARD?
6. Do I need an attorney to apply for ARD?
7. What is a CRN evaluation?
8. How do I schedule a CRN evaluation?
9. What will the fines and costs be?
10. Will I lose my driver’s license if I enter into the ARD program?
11. Will my application guarantee my acceptance into the ARD program?
12. Where do I obtain an application for ARD?
13. Where do I obtain a continuance form?
14. What happens after I waive the preliminary hearing, schedule a CRN, and file my ARD application?
15. When am I actually admitted into the ARD program?
16. What happens after I appear in court and I am accepted into the ARD program?
17. What happens if I fail to comply with the ARD conditions?
18. What happens if I do successfully complete the ARD program?
19. What are the penalties if I choose not to apply for ARD?