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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I’ve been arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. What happens to my license?

What happens to your license after you’ve been arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol depends very much on what state you were arrested in and the charge that was placed against you.  Here…
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What are Administrative License Revocation Laws And How Do I Get a Restricted License?

Administrative License Revocation (ALR), also known as Administrative License Suspension (ALS), is when your driver license is confiscated at the time of a DUI/DWI.  If you fail or refuse to submit to a chemical test…
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Idaho on Track to Pass 2 First-Rate Ignition Interlock Laws

Sometimes the news is good, and Idaho is the place to watch for good news about enlightened drunk driving legislation. Two ignition interlock bills are moving through the House now. If passed, they will change…
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Wisconsin Considers a Lower Drinking Age. Are They Serious?

Three Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin have introduced a bill to lower the state’s legal drinking age to 19. Currently the national age is 21. Supposedly the legislators are doing this because 19 is old enough…
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Who Should Really Be Supervising Ignition Interlocks? Oregon Knows.

We know ignition interlocks save lives. But we also know that bureaucracies are slow, agencies are overworked, and people charged with a task can drop the ball. Which is why, though an ignition interlock might…
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Bereaved Parents: Time For a New Michigan Ignition Interlock Law

The purposes of punishment, we’re told are five: Deterrence Incapacitation Rehabilitation Retribution Restitution When a drunk driver injures or kills another and is imprisoned, some of these ends are served – others are not. The…
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Even For Self-Employed, Missouri DUI Requires Ignition Interlock

Being self-employed means you escape some of life’s hassles. But not ignition interlocks. Missouri is one of 30 states that require an ignition interlock for all DUI offenders. An ignition interlock, or car breathalyzer, prevents…
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MADD to Massachusetts: Get on the Ignition Interlock Bandwagon Now

Massachusetts is leaving the best anti-drunk driving technology on the table, says Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). The organization wants the state to pass a law requiring first-time DUI offenders to install the device, which…
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