August 1, 2022

5 Lessons to Learn From DUI Classes

Anyone who's convicted of a DUI offense has to attend DUI education classes as ordered by the courts. Here's what you will learn in online DUI classes.

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Dane Perikly

Director of Virtual Services & DUI Education

Last Update on June 5, 2023

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Anyone convicted of a DUI offense must attend online DUI classes as ordered by the courts. It’s not a fun experience for many, but what you can learn can be effective in preventing another DUI. 

DUI classes teach about the harmful outcomes of alcohol and addictive substances but also about life and how one thing can make such an enormous impact.

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Your Life Is Precious

DUI offenders often think about their precious ones who await their arrival eagerly. These people include parents, siblings, friends, and pets. The pain of losing one’s loved ones is unbearable, and people learn ways to think about their loved ones who’ll feel the same way if something happens to them.

DUI offenders should take care of themselves and their loved ones who’ll be weeping in sorrow or, worst-case scenario, even blame themselves if something goes wrong.

The Weight of Your Decisions 

Decisions are the key aspect of life. One can make great decisions and live a peaceful life, whereas one can make awful and miserable decisions. Every moment brings choices. While there’s no denying that circumstances influence these decisions, we always have control over the decisions we take in certain situations.

This is a great lesson taught by online DUI classes, which makes their lives easier and helps them to say “NO” to these desires caused by addiction and eventually avoid reckless decisions.

The Value of Good People 

Often, DUI offenders are under the effects of alcohol, drugs, or other addictive substances due to the bad influence of the people surrounding them.

Not everyone in the world has your best interest at heart. Maybe it’s because they don’t even know what’s in their own best interest. It’s a fact of life. 

The people who you might consider your friends can be the ones that influence your life negatively. 

DUI classes advise you to consider the people in their lives, including friends, family members, social circle, etc. and select their group wisely.

Bad influence comes from bad people. So, staying away from such people and living a restful life with an understanding social circle should be their objective.

How to Tackle Triggers to Use or Drink

Online DUI classes help the students understand the roots of their alcohol use and the triggers that made them victims of DUI convictions. Comprehending the root reason for this addiction can support the treatment of this addiction and overcoming this once and for all. 

People do things for a reason. But sometimes, they are not aware of the reason itself. So, it’s significant to understand why they are doing what they are doing to attain the ultimate conclusion.

The Dangerous Consequences Of Future DUI Offenses

Online DUI classes teach about the DUI laws in their specific state. Also, what to expect if more DUI’s are obtained in the future.

Students will likely hear testimonials from several people who have lost loved ones because of DUI-involved accidents. 

Apart from conviction and spending time in jail or years in prison, one can also suffer permanent disfigurement that profoundly impact their way of life. 

The Positive Impact of DUI Classes

Online DUI classes are established to provide alcohol education and to provide individuals with sound advice against driving under the influence.

Learning about DUIs can help us become more aware of ourselves and teach us the importance of living with the changes that make it even more fruitful.

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Dane Perikly


Dane is the Director of Virtual services at Cornerstone. He contributes guides on DUI education so that you can understand all there is to know about DUI charges, education, and the overall process of meeting Arizona requirements after a DUI. He cares deeply about raising awareness of the dangers of DUI and illustrating the impact on victims and on those charged. 

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Lionel is the Clinical Director of Cornerstone’s Scottsdale treatment facilities. He has had over 4 years at Cornerstone. He is personally in recovery and passionate about helping others overcome substance abuse and mental health challenges, he is trained as an EMDR, adopting a trauma-informed approach to treat the underlying issues of conditions.

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