LifeSafer Ignition Interlock Now Available in New York

LifeSafer® Ignition Interlock is open for business in New York with quality locations for your convenience. We’ll help guide you through everything you need in order for you to regain your freedom to drive including the installation of your ignition interlock device (IID). Here’s a look at some of the resources we can provide to you as you navigate through your interlock program.

When can I get my Ignition Interlock Device installed?

If you are convicted of a DWI, reinstatement of your license is dependent upon the completion of all state conditions and the installation of an approved ignition interlock device. LifeSafer is an approved provider in the state of New York and will install your IID quickly and conveniently after you have met all state conditions. 

For more information on New York DWI laws and how to install an interlock device visit our New York state page

What are the steps to license recovery in New York?

If you were charged with a DWI in New York and are required to have an interlock device. The required length of your interlock will be determined by the jurisdiction where you were arrested. Steps to license recovery may include the following:

  • Serve any jail or suspension time and pay all applicable court fines/fees.
  • Collect necessary paperwork:
    • Condition of Discharge, Probation order or Problem Driver form (DMV conditioned clients)
    • Drivers license
    • Valid Insurance information that your agent or insurance company can provide. 
    • Vehicle registration information (Owned by the client or signed letter from the owner of the vehicle)
    • Contact information for your Monitoring Authority.
  • Call 800-634-3077 to schedule an appointment to have your interlock device installed.
  • Schedule a Victim Impact Panel meeting -This panel helps drunk and drugged driving offenders understand the lasting and long-term effects of substance-impaired driving.

DWI – Jail Time – Fees – Suspension

DWI OFFENSE
JAIL TIME
FEES*IID fees not included
SUSPENSION PERIOD
First
Up to 1 year
$500 to $1,000
6-month minimum
Second
Up to 4 years
$1,000 to $5,000
1-year minimum
Third
Up to 7 years
$2,000 to $10,000
6-year minimum

Here are some additional resources to help you navigate license recovery:

NY License Recovery Checklist Video

NY License Recovery Checklist

How can I find a LifeSafer Ignition Interlock location?

Contact our Customer Support Team at 800-634-3077 and they will find the closest location to you in New York or you can use the New York Location Finder. Add link.

What information do I need to bring to my installation?

LifeSafer has helpful resources to get you prepared for your installation:

We’re here to help!

Call 800-634-3077 today and a Customer Support Expert will be happy to help you get started. They are experts in the New York ignition interlock process and will get your interlock device installation scheduled, answer all your questions, and guide you through the process to get you back on the road quickly, safely, and legally. Ask them about our special offers.

About LifeSafer

LifeSafer is an industry leader in alcohol testing and monitoring. With over 30 years of experience in helping people like you successfully complete their alcohol programs, we offer a level of client value that no other provider can match. From superior customer care to our highly efficient analysis and reporting, you will receive an exceptional level of support. Our Authorized Service Providers focus on quality care to ensure we maintain the high standard of support our customers deserve. 

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

The information provided in this blog does not, and is not intended to, constitute legal advice; instead, all information, content, and materials available on this site are for general informational purposes only. Information in this blog is current at the time of publication, but may not constitute the most up-to-date legal or other information.