Ignition Interlock Device
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Ignition Interlock Devices
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In Florida, certain individuals convicted on DUI charges are required to have ignition interlock devices installed in their vehicle. This requirement has been in effect for those arrested and convicted of DUIs since mid-2002 and the individual must have their driver's license reinstated to them. An ignition interlock device requires a breath test before starting the vehicle and can prevent it from starting if the sample is over 0.05. It can also retest at random when the automobile is running.
They are available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. If you have been required to install an ignition interlock device, you can get in touch with a Gainesville DUI defense attorney at Kinsell Law Firm to find out your legal options.
Our team is dedicated to the defense of our client's rights and helping them with aggressive representation in their DUI defense cases. This program is fully funded by the DUI-convicted users of these devices and they must be paid for and installed. They then require more than $60 per month for monitoring.
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Someone convicted and now required to install and maintain an ignition interlock device, must maintain it for varying lengths of time, depending on the nature of their conviction. For example, first-time offenders may only need to have one in their car for 6 months under certain conditions or if specifically ordered by the court. Comparatively, 3rd time offenders can be required to carry them for 2 years.
There are countless people convicted of crimes they did not commit. There are people whose penalties are much worse than the facts of their case warrant. There are individuals who simply with to put their mistakes behind then and regain a valuable and productive life. Whatever your case or conviction, we can be contacted for consultation and experienced legal advocacy which pursues your rights and best interests vigorously.
Contact a Gainesville DUI lawyer if you have been required to install an ignition interlock device in your vehicle or are facing a DUI charge.