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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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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The Most Discreet Ignition Interlock You Can Choose

After a drunk driving arrest, you may be angry, embarrassed and confused. The resulting court appearances, fines, fees and impact on your license are complicated. LifeSafer Ignition Interlock understands, so we strive to make driving…
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Avoiding a DUI Checkpoint

Recently a man in Tulsa, Oklahoma found himself on a road that led to a sobriety checkpoint. He decided to avoid the cops, so he turned around and fled. The cops pursued him, and the…
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Can Refueling Your Car Cause An Ignition Interlock Fail?

Ignition Interlocks, or car breathalyzers, have one job – to detect alcohol. And they’re good at that job. But if you have an interlock device installed in your vehicle you’ll need to know that alcohol…
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Using your LifeSafer Ignition Interlock device

Your LifeSafer Ignition Interlock device is installed and your license is reinstated.  You are ready to start your ignition interlock program to drive. At the time of your installation, the technician gave you a training…
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Ignition Interlock Installation: What Happens to My Car?

You’ve taken the important first step and made your appointment with LifeSafer for your ignition interlock installation. You are one step closer to unrestricted driving.  We know this is a stressful time and you don’t…
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Which Interlock Should I Get?

If you’re faced with the decision about which ignition interlock to get installed on your vehicle, you may be asking “What interlock is right for me?” Do your homework. Not all ignition interlock devices are…
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