ignition interlock

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Noun1.ignition interlock - a device that prevents an automotive engine from starting; "car theives know how to bypass the ignition interlock"
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
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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.
If Maras gets his driver's license reinstated, he must have an ignition interlock for five years, according to the report.
As for drunk driving offenders who are instructed to install "breath alcohol ignition interlock devices" but fail to do, they will be subject to a fine of NT$6,000-NT$12,000.
Ann Rest, DFL-New Hope) clarifies in statute how a month is defined for the ignition interlock program.
ANNAPOLIS Accused drunk drivers who are not convicted but receive probation before judgment in a Maryland court would be required to use ignition interlock devices for six months under coming legislation.
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.
Lithuanian Transport Minister Rokas Masiulis says that the ministry considers making it mandatory to install ignition interlock devices in rental cars and publicly naming people caught driving drunk after several fatal accidents caused by drunk drivers.
17 January 2018 - US-based automotive electronics company Directed has acquired breathalyzer-based ignition interlock device provider Alcohol Detection Systems, the company said.
Ignition Interlock Devices (IID) have proven to be powerful when it comes to fighting DUIs.
The Model Guideline for State Ignition Interlock Programs notes that "State ignition interlock programs include partners in law enforcement, state highway safety offices, prosecutors, judiciary, driver licensing agencies, probation, manufacturers, and treatment (p.2)." (10) It's time to add state foster care programs to that list.
Founded in 1992, Intoxalock is a leading provider of ignition interlock devices, which are breathalyzer units installed in a DUI offender's vehicle as part of their sentence as required by a number of states.