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Ignition Interlocks and Public Safety

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At Pitstop Interlock, we understand the importance of public safety on our roads. One of the most significant threats to road safety is driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol. To combat this issue, many states have implemented ignition interlock programs that require the installation of a DUI prevention device, commonly known as an ignition […]

Misconceptions About Ignition Interlocks

Ignition Interlock Device (IID)

Understanding the capabilities and limitations of ignition interlock devices is crucial to their effective use. By debunking these misconceptions, individuals can make informed decisions and fully utilize the benefits of these devices in promoting road safety.

Promoting Understanding of Ignition Interlocks in Colorado

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In this “Promoting Understanding of Ignition Interlocks in Colorado” blog post, we will explore the importance of DUI education programs, the effectiveness of these programs, and the role they play in changing mindsets and attitudes towards impaired driving.

The Technology Behind Ignition Interlocks: How Do They Work?

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An Ignition Interlock Device is a crucial technology installed in a motor vehicle to ensure safe and sober driving. This device measures the driver’s breath alcohol concentration (BrAC) to prevent any potential impairment before starting the vehicle.

The Impact of Ignition Interlocks on DUI Rates in Colorado

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Ignition interlocks use breath-analysis technology to prevent intoxicated drivers from starting their vehicles. They have been shown to reduce drunk-driving recidivism while installed significantly. In the state of Colorado, interlocks have been mandatory for all drunk-driving convictions since 2009. This requirement aims to promote road safety and prevent repeat offenses by ensuring that individuals convicted […]

Ignition Interlocks and DUI Prevention: How Effective Are They?

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Ignition interlocks are an essential tool in DUI prevention, providing a crucial line of defense against drunk driving. These devices, also known as alcohol monitoring devices or interlock devices, are designed to prevent a vehicle from starting if the driver’s breath sample contains a predetermined amount of alcohol. But just how effective are ignition interlocks […]

The Ignition Interlock Process

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Ignition Interlock Overview for Colorado Drivers Understanding the steps and requirements is crucial if you have been arrested for a DUI or Per Se conviction. This is the process of regaining your driving privileges. In this “The Ignition Interlock Process” blog, we will walk you through the process. We’ll cover eligibility criteria, consequences of non-compliance, […]