In North Carolina, people are driving more and further each week, and unfortunately, continuing to drive under the influence, especially during the summer. Summer holidays bring with them spikes in the number of arrests. Also, COVID-19 has led to an even higher increase in alcohol consumption due to … [Read more...] about What happens after being arrested for a DWI/DUI?
After receiving a DWI offense in North Carolina, you will be required to install an ignition interlock device in order to get back on the road. When choosing which device is the right one, you’ll likely have many questions about how to choose. Although it’s something you will be required to do in … [Read more...] about Choosing the Right Ignition Interlock For You
Results from drug labs and alcohol testing equipment have recently been called into question. The question is: How reliable and accurate is the equipment they’re developing and manufacturing? Investigations revealed the root problem is a lack of overall protocols in their process that ensure test … [Read more...] about Monitech is ISO Certified – What Does That Mean to You?
5 Ways You Can Get Your Life Back After receiving a DUI in North Carolina, you might feel like your life has hit an all-time low. When you’re dealing with court dates, attorney meetings, and interlock service appointments, you’re probably thinking this ordeal will never end. Fortunately, there … [Read more...] about Putting that DUI Behind You
It’s still early days for self-driving cars. Inch by inch the technology is improving, such that the idea of sitting back and letting the car do the driving is not nearly so strange as it seemed just a couple of years ago. Still, every mishap with one of these self-guided wonders raises the … [Read more...] about Self-Driving Cars: Not as Scary as Drunk Drivers
So, last week we posed this question — should every commercial vehicle be required to have an ignition interlock? And two weeks ago we highlighted an interesting French law that required people to have portable breathalyzer devices in their vehicles to allow them to test their BAC before driving. … [Read more...] about Alcohol Sensors in Steering Wheels
Today's post comes to us from fellow ignition interlock provider, LifeSafer. If you’re unfamiliar with ignition interlock devices — those car breathalyzers that prevent a vehicle from starting if the driver has been drinking — you might think that they’re easy to bypass. “Just have a friend blow … [Read more...] about My Interlock Requires a Breath Test While Driving – Is that Dangerous?
Today's post comes to us from fellow ignition interlock provider, LifeSafer. ***** You sometimes hear people say that the ignition interlock in their car is a “punishment” for a DUI conviction. They consider the device part of the DUI package: a fine, a stay in jail, perhaps an impounded vehicle, … [Read more...] about An Ignition Interlock is Not a Punishment