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An Ignition Interlock Device is a breath analyzer on your vehicle that is electronically connected to the ignition. These devices, the SSI 1000, is about the size of a cellular phone. When you breathe into the unit for several seconds, it measures your breath alcohol level and compares it with predetermined limits. If your breath alcohol concentration (BrAC) is over the authorized limit, your vehicle will not start.
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The High Cost of a DUI
Money Talks News (blog)
Fourteen states require ignition interlocks after a first conviction. For example, Connecticut suspends a first-time DUI offender's license for 45 days, then requires an ignition interlock device be installed in all of the offender's registered ...
NBC Bay Area
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Los Angeles Times
... passed a transportation funding bill that offers additional highway money to states that require ignition interlock devices for DUI offenders. In a pilot project that runs through 2016, DUI offenders in Los Angeles County and three other California ...
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Contra Costa Times
The lower blood-alcohol limit isn't the only NTSB recommendation aimed at making our roads safer from drunken drivers. The NTSB also wants to create incentives for states to adopt best practices for more widespread use of various ignition-lock systems.
Car stolen from Brussels overnight
Huron News Now
The vehicle was left unlocked with the ignition key inside the vehicle. The estimated value of the vehicle is around $13,000. Please do your part to prevent a crime, OPP urge. Lock your vehicle doors, do not leave your ignition key in the vehicle and ...
Wall Street Journal
Blurry Line on Pot-DUI Cases
Wall Street Journal
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The Seattle Times
Defense attorney Bill Kirk asked for the delay and a release of $1,000 bail on the condition that Seferian-Jenkins abstain from drinking and not drive without an ignition interlock device. Seferian-Jenkins was indefinitely suspended from all official ...
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Man using hands-free phone (© Digital Vision Ltd./Getty Images) That was the task before 1,000 drivers in a new survey commissioned by CarInsurance.com. Motorists were .... All states require installation of an ignition interlock device after a DUI ...
New impaired driving rules to keep children safe
Halifax News Net
... and may also have to participate in the Alcohol Ignition Interlock Program. As of today, those convicted of impaired driving with a child passenger face increased penalties, including losing their licence for at least two years and must participate ...
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