Archive for August 11, 2018

Ignition Interlock Device Myths Debunked

Written by Car Talk. Posted in Drinking and driving, Ignition interlock, Interlock cup

If you find yourself facing one or more convictions of drinking and driving you could quickly find yourself with a car breathalyzer, also know as an ignition interlock. Drinking and driving is the cause of 28 deaths per day in America and the crashes alone cost more than $59 billion annually. These devices are responsible for reducing arrests associated with drinking and driving and can help save not only your life, but the life of others on the road. Once installed the driver must blow into the device before the car can be started. Along with the popularity of these devices, many myths have begun to circulate around them as well. Join as we debunk some of those myths.
Cost
Many people think that the device costs too much to have installed on their car. For starters the cost is about $150 to install and monthly maintenance costs are around $80 a month. Second, the cost of a DWI is much