Category Archives: Ignition Interlock Laws

Southern California End of Summer DUI Crackdown

It’s not time to put the barbeque and ice chest in the garage just yet. But you can be sure that before Southern Californians do, they’ll be celebrating the end of summer with some ice cold, possibly blended, drinks. From August 16th through Labor Day on September 2nd, otherwise known as the traditional end of summer period, Southern California law enforcement agencies will be out in full force looking to nab drunk drivers. Continue reading

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In December, I wrote a post on Nissan’s new smart car which features DUI prevention technology for vehicles. Well, it’s not just the car manufacturers who are looking into the feasibility of this technology. Continue reading

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New Bill Would Require Ignition Interlock Device for Multiple DUI Offenders

Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) has introduced a bill that would require people convicted of a second DUI to install and use an ignition interlock device for one year. Sen. Hill, along with several California law enforcement agencies, held a press conference on December 28, 2012 and announced that the bill, if passed, would require third time offenders to install and use the device for two years. Under the bill fourth or more offenses would require installation and use of the device for three years. Continue reading

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Benefits of adding an Ignition Interlock Device

Here are a couple facts concerning an IID device that can be of great benefit to those who have been arrested for a second DUI, or even a 3rd or 4th.  This information is directly from the State of California … Continue reading

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What is an Ignition Interlock Device?

As 2012 starts to settle in, I wanted to cover an increasing trend in California counties: Ignition Interlock Devices.  As part of several pilot counties, the court is requiring among other things, the installation of an ignition interlock device in … Continue reading

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