An interlock license can help you reduce or avoid suspension and keep you driving when and where you need to. Find out how below.
At the time of arrest, you were given a receipt for your driver’s license. This receipt serves as a temporary permit to drive and is valid for a period of 30 days. You should contact the court and request a trial date and an extension of this driving permit.
If you do not contact the court within 30 days and obtain a court order extending your temporary permit, your driving privilege will be suspended for a period of 90 days.
Complete the Mississippi Alcohol Safety Education Program. To enroll call (662) 325-5520 or visit their website.
Contract your insurance company and obtain an SR 22 certificate.
To get you Interlock restricted license the court must send in your copy of the DUI ticket, with an order of conditions of Non-Adjudication or a court abstract stating Interlock restricted license for 120 days or suspension of a 120 days. All documents should be mailed from the court within 5 business days of going to court. You should call DPS DUI department prior to going to DL station to get license to make sure your court documents have been received and entered into the system at DPS.
Call LifeSafer Ignition Interlock at 800-634-3077 to schedule your ignition interlock installation. Ask about discounts and special offers.
Take all forms and pay all fees to your local driver’s license service office.
For a second or subsequent offense, different suspension periods and restrictions apply. Check the Mississippi DUI Department website for details.