Alcolock

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Alcolock

(ˈælkəʊˌlɒk)
n
(Automotive Engineering) trademark a breath-alcohol ignition-interlock device fitted to the ignition in certain motor vehicles. The driver must blow into a tube and, if his or her breath contains too much alcohol, a lock is activated to prevent the vehicle starting
[C21: from alco(hol) + lock1 (sense 2)]
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About 1,500 residents have an ADS ignition interlock device.
M2 EQUITYBITES-January 17, 2018-Directed Acquires Breathalyzer-based Ignition Interlock Device Specialist Alcohol Detection Systems
Maryland enacted a law that requires ignition interlock devices for anyone convicted of drunk driving; New Mexico increased penalties on the worst repeat offenders and drunk drivers who kill someone on the road; Tennessee passed a law that requires a judge to order an ignition interlock device for all convicted DUI offenders; Wisconsin enacted a bill that makes a fourth drunk-driving offense a felony; and Oklahoma is closing a loophole in existing law that allows drunk drivers to accumulate multiple convictions.
AN ignition interlock device (IID), is a breath alcohol instrument installed in a car, taxi, truck, bus, tram or train, which is designed to allow the ignition to start the engine only when the driver's breath alcohol concentration (BrAC) is below a pre-determined limit.
The 'Baby' hitmaker has also been ordered to attend a "victim impact panel", which involves relatives of DUI victims sharing their stories and installing an ignition interlock device for 3 months.
Another typical requirement is that they break no laws, and they are required to have an ignition interlock device on their cars that prevent the car from starting if the driver has been drinking.
In order to be authorized for the IIP, applicants must first determine if they are eligible by contacting the DMV office, and then the Ignition Interlock device must be installed on the vehicle and an application submitted to the DMV along with proof of device installation.
And DUI convictions can also include extensive fines up to $2,500, suspension of driving privileges and the installation of an ignition interlock device -- even for first offenders.
Karl Smith, 48, of Oxford county was charged with driving with a blood alcohol content over 80 mg and driving a vehicle not equipped with an approved ignition interlock device.
According to the company, Interceptor Ignition has introduced Interceptor, a Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Device (BAIID) that measures Breath Alcohol Concentration (BAC) in vehicles and uses AT&T's wireless network to transmit the recorded results.
In Los Angeles and three other counties, convicted DUI offenders will have to put an ignition interlock device in their vehicles - and must breathe into those devices without a trace of alcohol on their breath for the car to start.
7583 GANTT Provides for the mandatory suspension or revocation of the registration of a motor vehicle operated by a person under the influence of alcohol or drugs; makes a blanket exception for school buses and for vehicles operated by someone other than the owner if such owner will deny the convicted person access to the vehicle, and for families with only one vehicle; extends provisions of chapter 713 of the laws of 1988 relating to the ignition interlock device program.