Teen Alcohol Safety Program (TASP)
The Teen Alcohol Safety Program is a program that addresses the civil violations of 16-20 year old that are caught consuming, possessing or trying to purchase alcohol.
Individuals that are caught are given a notice of violation and referred to the local Court Diversion Program of the county they were caught in. A ticket is written on behalf of the individual and sent to the local Diversion Program for processing. The participant is required, by law to have an alcohol & drug screening/assessment and then given other educational, remedial, reflective and financial conditions to complete.
The participant completes the conditions the ticket is voided, if the participant fails to complete the conditions or refuses to participate in the program, the ticket is activated with the Vermont Judicial Bureau and a $300 fine and 90-day suspension of the driving privileges is ordered.