Ignition Interlock Devices & DUI in Scranton
Avoid Consequences with the help of a Scranton DUI Defense Lawyer
In an effort to improve road safety and dissuade habitual DUI offenders,
the State of Pennsylvania enacted the Ignition Interlock Law that
requires that all individuals who have been convicted of a second or subsequent
DUI offense to install an ignition interlock device in each car they own and use.
Working like a breath test, an ignition interlock device requires the driver
to breathe into the device in order to determine if the driver's BAC
level is below the set limit. If the device detects alcohol, it will not
allow the car to start. The driver will also be prompted to blow into
the device while driving at periodic intervals.
What you Need to Know About Ignition Interlock Devices
- Individuals who have not served at least one year of suspension are not
eligible for an ignition interlock device.
- Installing an ignition interlock device is the driver's financial responsibility.
Ignition interlock devices are leased to drivers and cost approximately
$1,000 per system.
Drivers must drive with an ignition interlock device for
Due to its expensive cost, some individuals choose not to drive with an
ignition interlock device. A person who is found to be driving without
an ignition interlock device in their vehicle will be subject to harsh
penalties such as
fines and imprisonment. Due to the seriousness of the matter, having our smart and aggressive
Scranton DUI attorneys on your side will be extremely beneficial to your case.
Contact Rogan Law Today
If you or someone you know needs legal counsel and representation in regards
to ignition interlock devices, do not hesitate to contact Rogan Law today. We have
over25 years of experience in successfully handling criminal defense matters, including
DUI-related cases. If you choose Rogan Law to represent you, you can be sure that your case
will receive the attention it deserves from a compassionate and tough
criminal defense lawyer.
With our help and legal guidance, you maximize the chances of receiving
a favorable outcome for your case.
Contact Rogan Law
today to learn more about how one of our Scranton DUI attorneys can help
you with your ignition interlock device matter.