Breaking Down the Cost of An Ignition Interlock Program

One of the first things you might think about after you’re charged with driving under the influence (DUI, DWI, OWI) is what the penalties will be. Most states will administratively suspend your license, pay fines…
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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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Happy Holidays from LifeSafer Ignition Interlock

Every day, adults over age 21 consume alcohol responsibly.  Enjoying an alcoholic beverage with friends and family for celebrations is a time-honored tradition in many cultures. This holiday, we hope you and your loved ones…
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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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Administrative License Suspension and DUI/DWI/OWI

I haven’t been convicted of drunk driving yet, why is my license suspended? Administrative license suspension/revocation laws allow law enforcement officers to confiscate your driver’s license if you fail (blow a .08 or more in…
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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 stating your required auto insurance policy is in effect. An SR-22…
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Shopping Guide — Ignition Interlock

You never planned on shopping for an interlock (more commonly called an in-car breathalyzer). It’s not on your list. We get that. Being arrested for DUI (or DWI, OWI, alcohol-impaired driving) is frightening and complex.…
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