Warmest wishes for a happy holiday and a safe New Year. Please drive safely and, of course, use a designated driver if you're drinking. A lot depends on it. - Monitech Ignition Interlock … [Read more...] about Happy Holidays from Monitech
After a DUI conviction in North Carolina, you license will be suspended for 45 days, during which it is illegal for you to operate a vehicle. After you serve that suspension, you can apply for limited driving privileges which allow you to drive to work and for essential things such as child care … [Read more...] about Information You Can Use: Ignition Interlock Laws In North Carolina
How many American drunk drivers are there? It’s a tricky question to answer, since we usually hear only about the ones who are arrested. There are many more who don’t make it into the news, even though they are guilty of the same crime. The Centers for Disease Control did a survey to find out how … [Read more...] about What If American Drunk Drivers Had Their Own Country?
Ignition interlock providers in every state get calls regularly asking, "Can I put an interlock device on my motorcycle?" In most states the answer is no, but North Carolina bikers can install ignition interlocks on motorcycles and keep moving on two wheels. Here's what you need to know Yes, You … [Read more...] about Ignition Interlocks on Motorcycles in North Carolina
A recent arrest in Arizona highlights one of the problems that states have with their DUI laws: creating ones that keep repeat offenders off the road. In El Mirage a man was arrested for his fourth DUI, just five days after pleading guilty to his third. Repeat drunk driving is a complex problem, … [Read more...] about 4 DUIs in 3 Months. What’s the Problem Here?
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?
It’s no surprise that Arizona's Governor signed the wrong-way driving bill. No one likes wrong-way driving, which is dangerous and usually the result of alcohol. Thanks to the law, Arizona wrong-way driving is now an automatic felony, garnering between four and 30 months in prison. The question … [Read more...] about Arizona Wrong-Way Driving Law is Signed. What Now?
We know that drunk drivers cause deaths all the time – some 30,000 each year in this country. But is that murder? According to the law books in many states, it is – of a sort. A recent case in Winston-Salem shows that a murder charge is a definite possibility if you kill someone while driving drunk … [Read more...] about Why Would a Drunk Driver be Charged with Murder?