Achievement Associates is a state-approved assessment facility for conducting DWI/OWI Drug or Alcohol Assessments.
Wisconsin Court-Ordered Alcohol Drug Assessments
Wisconsin drivers who are convicted of any OWI (Operating While Intoxicated) offense* are mandated to undergo an alcohol or drug screening and evaluation. Within 72 hours of the OWI conviction, the person must contact an approved state-approved assessment facility within their county of residence.
- As part of the assessment, a driver safety plan will be developed for the individual to follow.
- Based on the assessor’s findings during the evaluation, the driver safety plan will include education and/or treatment programs.
- The alcohol or drug assessment interview must be conducted by a state-approved alcohol or drug abuse (ADOA) assessor.
- When the assessment is completed, a report is submitted for the Wisconsin DMV.
- Based on the assessor’s findings and recommendations, the DMV will determined whether the screened individual will have their driver’s license returned.
- The assessment may recommend that the person is only eligible for an occupational license.
- Failure to adhere to the occupational license restrictions will culminate in a withdrawal of the person’s driver license.
Occupational License Restrictions
- This is a restricted license that limits when and where they may drive.
- The person cannot receive another OWI will in the plan.
- The driver cannot fail to show up for any scheduled assessments
- The driver must abide by the driver safety plan – developed for them.
- The driver must pay all related assessment or driver safety plan fees.
* Wisconsin drivers who were convicted of OWI for the first time and had a BAC level between .08 and less than .10 are exempt from the assessment and the driver safety plan.
Wisconsin Safety Data Portal —
WisDOT Division of Motor Vehicles — WisDOT Assessment information
Wisconsin Traffic Citation Deposits and Fines — information on all applicable traffic citation fees
The .08 BAC Law in Wisconsin — 2 page PDF outlines the .08 BAC standard, plus a chart that estimates the blood or breath alcohol concentration based on a person’s gender, weight and number of drinks.