Some counties will allow this under certain circumstances. The best course is to find a local practitioner to gauge whether the facts of your case present a good candidate.
As a court will suspend a driver at the first court appearance, a hardship license is a limited license for defendant to drive to school, work, and doctor while their case is pending.
DWI law is complicated. Does it apply in a private parking lot?
The New York Drinking Driver Program (DDP) is part of New York State’s effort to reduce personal and property losses related to DWI offenses. The DDP is an educational program comprised of seven 2-3 hour weekly sessions for 16 hours total.
There are two reasons to participate in the Drinking Driver Program. First, participation is required by the court as a condition of a plea bargain in a DWI case. Second, participation in the program qualifies the participant for a conditional driving license during the post-conviction period of license suspension or revocation.
Scientific evidence is not required to prove DWI. That means refusing the test does not defeat the charge.