For most people, getting an ignition interlock is a new experience. Chances are, if you’re required to install an interlock in North Carolina, you’ve got some questions. You’ll find a lot of answers at the Monitech website. But sometimes some pretty specific questions come up, and it's worth … [Read more...] about Questions About Your North Carolina Ignition Interlock?
Let’s ditch the suspense: the answer is no. Prom night might be a few weeks off, and perhaps you were thinking of having a heart-to-heart with your teen right before he or she heads off to the prom. You were going to issue a warning about prom night drinking, and especially, drinking and … [Read more...] about Is It Too Soon to Talk To Your Teen About Prom Night Drinking?
St. Patrick’s Day is popular with Americans, even those who have not a drop if Irish in their blood. The day is an excuse to wear green, sip green beer, dig up some Sligo fiddle tunes and even nibble some corned beef and cabbage. It’s not the cabbage that causes trouble, though: it’s the beer. The … [Read more...] about Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day. (Ireland’s Alcohol Limit is .05, BTW)
While a number of Arizona’s road safety laws could use some improvement, it’s well known that the state’s drunk driving laws are fine specimens that other states should imitate. One of the ways in which Arizona deals with the problem of impaired drivers is to put some thought into classification: … [Read more...] about Arizona Can Hit You With 3 Different DUI Charges
A lot has happened this year. And if you care about drunk driving, you had a lot to think about. At Monitech we've been thinking about it too. We've been thinking about all the unintended consequences of drunk driving. And how things like a lack of sleep can cause students to drive drunk, and … [Read more...] about Happy New Year from Monitech
Not much shopping time left before Christmas. If you’re still looking for gifts for your friends, and the Bluetooth-enabled coffee cup doesn’t grab you, here’s one to consider: give them the gift of a designated driver. Specifically, a gift certificate good for one sober ride home after a night of … [Read more...] about Brilliant Holiday Gift Idea – Being a Designated Driver Costs $O
Thanksgiving, among other things, means it’s almost December, and in much of the country, it’s pretty cold. Advisories are out there about snow, ice, rain, and the need for caution on the road. But there’s another kind of slip that could result in a collision this Thanksgiving – a slip in your … [Read more...] about Even If Your Roads Aren’t Icy, a Slip Could Be Lethal
Thanksgiving is considered a long weekend holiday. But it’s also the beginning of a season that is anything but festive: the DUI season. Thanksgiving drunk driving is well-known to police. And it doesn't stop there - arrests tend to stay elevated from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day. The … [Read more...] about The Drunk Driving Season is Starting. Be Aware.