Archive for December 6, 2015


How an Ignition Interlock Device Preserves Autonomy

Ignition interlock

If you have been convicted of driving while intoxicated, the court may order you to install an ignition interlock device in your vehicle. This device is meant to discourage future driving while intoxicated. As approximately 28 people are killed in an automobile accident in the U.S. every day from a drunk driver, anything that can lower that statistic is worth investigating.

What Exactly is an Ignition Interlock Device?

An ignition interlock device is wired into a car’s ignition system. The device itself is like a very small car breathalyzer. The driver must blow into the tube when starting the car to prove they are not beginning their drive while intoxicated, and will then be required to rete