DUI Laws and Ignition Interlock Device issues in the state of Arizona

Do’s and Don’ts of an Arizona DUI Stop

Arizona DUI Do and DontOnce you have been pulled over, you must keep in mind that you have not been placed under arrest. You need to be courteous to the police officer and present your driver’s license, registration and proof of car insurance. After this, the officer may start to ask questions, but you are under no obligation to answer them. One question that is common is if you have had anything to drink or how many drinks you have had. Answering this type of question only makes it more difficult for an attorney to defend you. Simply be polite and decline to comment and ask to speak with a lawyer. It is imperative to speak with a lawyer immediately because they will tell you to submit to a blood or breath test and then ask to be released to get an independent test at a hospital. [Read more…]

What Is a DUI Ignition Interlock Arizona Device?

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Quickstart Ignition Interlock AZ Monitech Devices

In Arizona, driving under the influence (DUI) has cost a lot of people their lives in driving in highways, roads, side roads, etc. It has been one of the biggest issues in road safety all across the United States. The government has produced a solution to lessening the risk of road accidents by installing a device in the cars of people who have been caught driving under the influence. This device acts to lessen the chances of accidents on the road by preventing people who have had alcohol to use their cars to travel. This device is called the DUI Ignition Interlock Device.

The ignition interlock device (IID) consists of several components or features. It has a sampling headset that fits in your palm and slightly resembles a 90’s car phone. The sampling headset has a sanitary mouthpieces that inserted in the top of the handset and are easily replaceable. The device has a coiled cable that connects the handset to a relay module that is mounted underneath the dashboard of your car or the engine compartment. [Read more…]

Arizona’s Ignition Interlock Laws Impact DUI Offenders

Arizona's Ignition Interlock Laws

An Ignition Interlock Device is a monitor device that prevents people from driving a car under the influence of drinking. This is a device that is mandatory for people to have in their vehicles when they have been suspended for driving under the influence of alcohol. When your license is suspended for a DUI offense, you will have to buy this device from a manufacturing company that will be in charge of monitoring the driving habits of the person suspended from driving. If the suspended driver fails the breath analyzer, the manufacturing company has an obligation to tell the motor vehicle department as far as a “hit” or an infringement when a driver consumes alcohol and the interlock device recognizes the substance on his or her breath. The motor vehicle department’s responsibility is to oversee and ensure that drivers have it in their cars and are using it properly for the time frame that their sentence depicts. [Read more…]

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