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Have you been charged with Violation of Ignition Interlock Rules? Let Weber Law help you today!
Getting convicted of a charge that requires you to drive with an ignition interlock device can have complications on its own. There are certain rules that having an ignition interlock device requires and must not be violated. If those rules are violated, you can get into even more trouble. Do not face these charges alone; let Weber Law help you!
California Violation of Ignition Interlock Rules Charges and Penalties
What is Ignition Interlock Device?
An ignition interlocking device (IID) restricted license can be requested from the DMV. An IID is installed in your car and measures the breath alcohol content of the driver before the vehicle will start. The device can also periodically require additional breath samples during vehicle operations. If any alcohol is detected by the device, the car will not start or will not continue normal operation.
If you are ordered to use an ignition interlock device, you may only operate vehicles that have an ignition interlock device and cannot tamper with the device at all. The period that the IDD will be required varies, as does the cost of installation.
What are Ignition Interlock Rules?
It is unlawful for a person to remove, bypass, or tamper with an ignition interlock device.
It is unlawful to blow into an ignition interlock device or to start a motor vehicle equipped with the device for the purpose of providing an operable motor vehicle to a person whose driving privileges were restricted.
It is unlawful for a person to knowingly rent, lease, or lend a motor vehicle to another person known to have had his or her driving privilege unless the vehicle is equipped with a functioning, certified ignition interlock device.
What is the Punishment for Violating Ignition Interlock Rules?
Any person convicted of violating of ignition interlock rules can be punished by imprisonment for up to six months, a fine of not more than $5,000.00, or both.
Additionally, if a person is convicted of violating ignition interlock rules, then the Department of Motor Vehicles shall immediately terminate the ignition interlock restriction and suspend or revoke the person’s driving privilege for the remaining period left on the restriction.
It is important to have knowledgeable legal counsel as the sentence can range so widely.
Even as a Defendant, you still have Rights! Make sure yours were not violated!
Even as an individual facing criminal charges, you have rights, and it is important to know those rights and make sure that they were not violated in any way when you were arrested or charged. Without extensive knowledge of your rights when it comes to police searches, Miranda rights, and your rights when it comes to arrest, it is extremely difficult to get a dismissal or reduction. Do not try to fight these charges on your own—Weber Law is ready to help you today.
Contact Weber Law immediately if you’ve been arrested on a violation of ignition interlock rules charge. We offer a free confidential case evaluation – serving Los Angeles and the surrounding areas.
How Can WEBER LAW Help You?
If you have been charged with violating ignition interlock rules in the state of California, there are a few ways Weber Law can fight for you, including defending your driver’s license. At Weber Law we are experienced in defending these charges, winning these cases, and getting you back on the road.
If you have been cited for violating ignition interlock rules, let Weber Law fight for you. There are many defenses, including the circumstances under which you were driving, like an emergency. Weber Law will work to potentially get your sentence reduced to something like reckless driving or help you to keep the charge off your record.
The court room can be an intimidating place; let Weber Law help take the stress and worry out of your criminal charges. You do not want to face these charges alone. These charges can mean you face serious jail time, lose your license, and face a mark on your record.
If you or anyone you know has been charged with violating ignition interlock rules and you are not sure what to do next, contact Weber Law today for your consultation.
CA Vehicle § 23247, Prohibited activities regarding persons whose driving privileges have been restricted; punishment
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