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Alabama Ignition Interlock Laws

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Alabama DUI Laws and Requirements

Alabama ignition interlock laws require that any driver convicted of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .15 or higher must install an ignition interlock device (breathalyzer) on every vehicle they own or which is registered to them. Installing an ignition interlock can reduce or eliminate license suspension terms.

When you are arrested for a DUI in Alabama your license can be suspended in two different ways. The suspensions are separate, and must both be dealt with if you are to regain your driving privileges:

Administrative Per Se: This happens if you fail or refuse a breath test. Your license will be confiscated, and you will be given a temporary 15-day driving permit. You can request an administrative hearing to formally review your pending suspension. You must request this hearing within 10 days of your arrest.

Pre-Trial Diversion: If you participate in a pre-trial diversion program for your DUI charge, you will be required to install an ignition interlock device and complete other requirements to avoid having your charge listed as a conviction.

This occurs when you are sentenced by a court after a trial or plea agreement.

1st Conviction: Imprisonment not more than one year and/or by a fine of not less than $600 nor more than $2,100 and suspension of driver’s privilege or license for 90 days.*

2nd Conviction within 10 years: Imprisonment, which may include hard labor, for not more than one year (includes a mandatory minimum sentence of imprisonment which may not be suspended or probated for not less than five days OR not less than 30 days of community service) and a fine of not less than $1,100 nor
more than $5,100 and revocation of driver’s privilege or license for three years.*

3rd Conviction: Imprisonment, which may include hard labor, for not less than 60 days nor more than one year (includes a minimum mandatory sentence of 60 days imprisonment which cannot be probated or suspended), not less than 30 days of community service and a fine of not less than $1,100 and revocation of driver’s privilege or license for three years.

*Note: Pursuant to §32-5A-191 (n), Ala. Code 1975, if any person is convicted of this section and a child under the age of 14 years was present in the vehicle at the time of the offense, the defendant shall be sentenced to double the above minimum punishments.

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*Every situation and state is unique, please consult with your attorney or your state licensing authority to confirm your requirements and obligations.

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Alabama Ignition Interlock Requirements

In Alabama, LifeSafer is dedicated to making ignition interlock devices (IIDs) accessible to everyone. Going beyond the standard $3 per day cost, we emphasize affordability and dependability. Each IID undergoes thorough testing and calibration to ensure accuracy before it reaches you.

Our commitment extends beyond the device itself. With 24/7 customer service and reporting experts, we provide a tailored IID program designed to meet your specific needs. Additionally, we assist eligible Alabama drivers in accessing state-specific offers and navigating financial support from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA).

At LifeSafer, we recognize the crucial role IIDs play in restoring driving privileges. That’s why we prioritize precision and convenience, ensuring a seamless and hassle-free journey toward full driving privileges in Alabama for our customers.

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