LifeSafer Ignition Interlock

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Maine OUI Laws

Administrative and Judicial

Maine’s ignition interlock laws require that any driver convicted of Operating Under the Influence (OUI) with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 or higher, will have their driver’s license automatically suspended. After the first conviction for a driver above 21-years of age, the license is conditional for one year, however, after an additional conviction, the license can be suspended for up to ten years.

The consequences of drinking and driving include:
• Criminal record
• Overall cost of conviction can reach $7000
• Drunk driving accidents and deaths

The Zero Tolerance Law

If the driver is under 21 years of age, Maine has The Zero Tolerance Law, indicating that the driver with any measurable amount of alcohol in their system will be suspended from driving for one year. If there is a passenger under 21 years of age in the same vehicle, an additional 180-day suspension will be imposed.

Maine Ignition Interlock Installation

The reinstatement of driving privileges of a person convicted of an intoxicant-related offense is dependent upon the completion of all other conditions and installation of an approved ignition interlock device. The installation of the car-breathalyzer is voluntary for early restoration of the license.

  • One OUI Offense: Reinstated after serving 30 days of the 150-day suspension if an approved ignition interlock device is installed and maintained.
  • Two OUI Offenses: Reinstated after serving 9 months of the 3-year suspension if an approved ignition interlock device is installed and maintained.
  • Three OUI Offenses: Reinstated after serving 3-years of the 6-year suspension if an approved ignition interlock device is installed and maintained.
  • Four OUI Offenses: Reinstated after serving 4-years of the 8-year suspension if an approved ignition interlock device is installed and maintained.

Need more information? Speak with one of our Maine state experts for answers to all of your interlock questions.

Maine OUI Resources

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

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State Ignition Interlock Application

A person who qualifies for restoration with an ignition interlock device must file a petition, pay the $50 application fee, and receive written approval from the Secretary of State prior to having the device installed.

Bureau of Motor Vehicles
Driver License Services Division
29 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333-0029
(207) 624-9000 ext. 52104
TTY Users Call Maine relay 711

Maine Ignition Interlock Pricing

An ignition interlock (IID) is about $3 per day on average in Maine, but what you are paying for goes beyond the device. LifeSafer IIDs are tested and calibrated for accuracy before ever going out the door.

Our customer service and reporting specialists are also part of LifeSafer’s value to our customers. Your local authorized Maine installation center is constantly updating their training and calibration service so your program runs smoothly and we can install an interlock on any vehicle. There is a lot riding on your device working properly and LifeSafer invests in accuracy and ease of use.

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Maine OUI Attorneys

With a team dedicated to finding experienced OUI attorneys in Maine, LifeSafer works to make your ignition interlock experience as easy as possible. Call today to learn about our attorney partners, and gain the support you need to find the best OUI attorney near you.

Speak To An ME Expert

Our Maine state experts can answer any questions you have. Give them a call today and get your installation scheduled quickly.

Maine OUI Checklist

Need a step by step guide for navigating the interlock process in Maine? Get started here and download a Maine OUI checklist to restore your license quickly.

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