A successful multi-disciplinary approach to hardcore drunk driving should include the involvement of representatives from the office of the clerk of courts. Courts in supervisory positions in those divisions where hardcore drunk driving cases are frequently adjudicated are of particular importance. One effective approach is early identification of hardcore drunk drivers at their first appearance where conditions of release can aid in obtaining early offender assessment and public safeguards with appropriate conditions of release. These include ignition interlock devices, abstinence, and restricted driving privileges, etc. Clerks of court are able to draft orders and provide procedures to expedite application of these conditions.