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Can you bypass an interlock device?
Under California Motor Vehicle Code (MVC) 23247, it is unlawful to remove, bypass, or tamper with an ignition interlock device. It is also unlawful to: Blow into an IID or start a vehicle for the purpose of providing the person with an operable motor vehicle.
Can you put an interlock in a hybrid?
Smart Start Can Install Ignition Interlocks on Hybrid Vehicles, Electric Vehicles and Everything In-Between. As a company that’s Setting the Standard in Alcohol Monitoring Technology®, Smart Start has been the reliable provider of Ignition Interlock installations for more than 25 years.
Does interlock drain battery?
Ignition Interlocks Work With, Not Against, Your Car’s Battery. When you have an Ignition Interlock installed into your electrical system, the device will draw a tiny amount of power from your car’s battery as well, but it is never in such an amount that would drain your car battery totally.
Can you have more than one interlock device?
The answer is, it depends on your state ignition interlock laws. Many states do require you to install an IID on every vehicle you own. But if you and your spouse share two vehicles, you would be required to install an IID in both vehicles.
What do you need to know about alcohol ignition interlock?
Alcohol ignition interlocks. An alcohol ignition interlock is a breath test device linked to the ignition system of a vehicle. The interlock is designed to prevent a vehicle from starting if the driver’s blood alcohol content (BAC) exceeds zero.
Can other people drive a car with an ignition interlock device?
If you only have one car in your family, you will have to get the ignition interlock device installed on that one vehicle. Other people can drive the car, but they will have to blow into the device and pass the breath test before starting the vehicle, just like you do.
How many drink driving offences do you need to get an interlock?
2 or more drink driving offences within the 5 years. You need to have an interlock device installed in the vehicle your drive during your time in the interlock program. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial assistance to help with interlock costs.
What is an ignition interlock device (BAIID)?
An ignition interlock device also is known as known as a breath alcohol ignition interlock device (BAIID) or casually as a car breathalyzer.