Top 10 States Where Driving Without an Interlock Will Cost You A Lot

NHTSA’s holiday high visibility enforcement campaign “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” ended on January 1, 2020. The results across states show many people are now facing the need to install an ignition interlock to…
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Help! I Received A DMV Letter About An Ignition Interlock

Lifesafer partners with tens of thousands of clients each year to successfully complete their ignition interlock device (IID) program. Do you have a letter from the DMV about getting an ignition interlock installed? Stick with…
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Why Can’t I Buy My Ignition Interlock Device?

When you are facing an arrest for DWI, one of the biggest issues is money.   NHTSA estimates that impaired driving arrests can cost up to $10,000.   So when you get DMV notice or court order…
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9 Things That May Happen Immediately After a Drunk Driving Arrest

Here are 9 things that happen when you’re stopped for driving under the influence (DUI).  Please remember that this is not legal advice, and every situation is unique. What Happens When I Get a DUI?…
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What is BAC?

BAC stands for blood alcohol concentration or blood alcohol content. It is the metric used to measure the amount of alcohol intoxication, or percentage of alcohol, in the blood. BAC is primarily used for legal…
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Are You Driving Illegally Without an Ignition Interlock?

When the order comes to install an ignition interlock, some people take the risk of not complying.  The cost of a DUI/DWI/OWI is substantial, and it may seem like the added cost of installing and…
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OVI, DUI, OWI, DWI: What’s The Difference?

Drunk driving laws are determined by each individual state. The legal limit for drinking and driving in all 50 states is .08 blood alcohol content (BAC), with the exception of Utah, where it is .05. …
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Breathalyzer Calibration – An Essential Step for Ignition Interlocks

Recent news articles have brought attention to the need for regular calibration of devices that measure breath alcohol concentration (BrAC).  Ignition interlocks, or in-car breathalyzers, are no exception. Alcohol measurement is a delicate process. A…
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Cold Weather and Your Ignition Interlock

In average temperatures, LifeSafer Ignition Interlocks warm up in under 20 seconds. We know you have places to go so we designed our interlock to make your experience fast and easy. But what about when…
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SR-22 and Auto Insurance after a DUI/DWI/OWI Arrest

What is SR-22? An SR-22 is a certificate of financial responsibility that is mandated by the state and provided by your auto insurance carrier, which states that your required auto insurance policy is in effect.…
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