alcolock

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alcolock

an electronic device fitted to the ignition of a car to stop a driver from starting it if the driver has drunk more alcohol than the legal limit for driving

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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Intoxalock, an alcohol monitoring and ignition interlock device provider in the United States, has introduced an innovative new mobile app for current customers on May 16, 2019.
Driving Under the Influence - Ignition Interlock Device (SB 1046, Hill): The law mandates repeat offenders for driving under the influence and first DUI offenders whose violations resulted in injury to install an ignition interlock device for a period ranging from 12 to 48 months.
Donahue also will have to drive with an ignition interlock device for a year after his license is reinstated.
When your licence is reinstated, you'll have to use an ignition interlock device in your car for at least a year (say goodbye to another $1,000).
17 January 2018 - US-based automotive electronics company Directed has acquired breathalyzer-based ignition interlock device provider Alcohol Detection Systems, the company said.
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.
Amendments include escalating sanctions for short-term licence suspensions, creating an impoundment program, and introducing a mandatory component to the alcohol ignition interlock device program.
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.
81-982-14) (5 pages) (ruling of the board of appeal on motor vehicle liability policies and bonds that the Registrar of Motor Vehicles was justified in requiring the plaintiff to install an ignition interlock device (IID) in his vehicle, as required by G.L.c.
Heyn, 27, of 212 Old Westboro Road, Grafton, was charged with driving under the influence of liquor, third offense; improper operation of a motor vehicle; failure to stop for police; and driving without an ignition interlock device.
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.