The Drink and Drug Driver Behaviour Change Programs are approved by VicRoads under the Road Safety Act 1986. Drive Safe.Drive Right. Is one of a number of providers approved by VicRoads to deliver Drink and Drug Driver Behaviour Change Programs”.
Drug Drive Behaviour Change Program
If you were charged with driving a vehicle and you tested positive for drugs/substances, and it was your first offence, you are required to complete this program. The program offered following a drink or drug driving conviction involves attendance for 2 x 3 hour session.READ MORE
Pre-Interlock Removal Behaviour Change Program
All Intensive Drink Drivers will also be required to complete a Stage 2 (2 hour) Pre Interlock Removal Program before being able to get their interlocks removed. Enquiries regarding these programs should be made at least 6 weeks prior to your interlock period ending. Cost $195 (no VicRoads Recovery fee required)READ MORE
ABOUT THE BEHAVIOUR CHANGE PROGRAM
One of the requirements in the state of Victoria if you have been caught for drink/drug driving is to compete as Behaviour Change Program. The Behaviour Change Program is designed to help you to understand the reason behind your drink or drug driving offences. By understanding the reasons behind our previous experiences, we can better plan for the future. We look at ways of reducing the risk of reoffending, and to develop positive strategies.
VicRoads will let you know which program you need to book into. There are currently 4 programs on offer:
- Drink Drive Behaviour Change Program
- Drug Drive Behaviour Change Program
- Intensive Drink Drive Behaviour Change Program
- Pre Interlock Removal Program
Drive Safe. Drive Right. shall allow Program Participants to identify which Program they wish to enrol in. However, in so doing Program Participants are responsible for ensuring that the Program they enrol in is what has been specified by VicRoads. This is not Drive Safe. Drive Right.’s responsibility. You can contact VicRoads on 1300 310 607 to ensure which program you must enrol in.
The program is held in a group environment with other participants. You need to contribute to the discussions and complete questions in the Participant Handbook. If you meet all the participation requirements you’ll receive a Certificate of Completion at the end of the program.
What you need to bring on the day
You will need to bring evidence of your identity with you to attend the program and receive your VicRoads Safe Driving Program Completion Certificate. One the day of the program you will need to bring:
- One Category A evidence document (e.g. Passport, driver’s license or full Australian birth certificate)
- One Category B evidence document (e.g. Medicare or bank card)