Do You Have to Install an Ignition Interlock Device in Your Car if You Have Been Convicted of DUI in Palm Beach County, Florida?

 

           If you have been convicted of DUI in Palm Beach County, Florida you are required to have an ignition interlock device installed in your car in the following circumstances:

 

          1.  If it is your first DUI conviction, you do not have to get one installed unless a judge orders you to do so.

 

          2.  But if it is your first DUI conviction and your breath-alcohol level was 0.15 or higher or you had someone less than 18 years old in your car when you were arrested, then you must have an ignition interlock device in your car for at least 6 months.

 

          3.  If it is your second DUI conviction, you must then have an ignition interlock in your car for at least 1 year.

 

          4.  But if it is your second DUI conviction and your breath-alcohol level was 0.15 or higher or you had someone less than 18 years old in your car when you were arrested, then you must have an ignition interlock device in your car for at least 2 years.

 

          5.  If it is your third DUI conviction, you must then have an ignition interlock in your car for at least 2 years.

 

          6.  If it is your fourth DUI conviction (or more), then you must have an ignition interlock device installed in your car for at least 5 years as a condition for having a hardship license.

 

          If you have been arrested for DUI in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach, Belle Glade, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, Jupiter, Lake Park, Lake Worth, Lantana, North Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Palm Springs, Riviera Beach, Royal Palm Beach, or Wellington, call me, attorney Ron Chapman, at 561-832-4348 to discuss your case and see how I might be able to help you.

 

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