MADD’s Model Ignition Interlock Law Provisions explains how to set up effective interlock programs.
Section 1: Interlocks for every drunk driver as soon as possible
Section 2: Require interlocks for all drunk drivers
Section 3: No wait out of interlock period
Section 4: Interlocks part of any plea agreement or reduction in sentence
Section 5: Compliance based removal of interlock order
Section 6: Require interlock for refusing a chemical test
Section 7: Allow arrested offender the option to go on interlock sooner if they waive their Administrative License Revocation (ALR) Hearing, provide day for day credit for interlock installation after arrest but prior to criminal conviction
Section 8: Drunk drivers should pay for the ignition interlock
Section 9: Charge an administrative fee that allows the Department of Motor Vehicles to hire additional employees to administer the interlock program
Section 10: Affordability
Section 11: Penalties for tampering, circumventing the interlock or failure to install
Section 12: Hybrid Judicial and DMV interlock program
Section 13: Require lengthier interlock sentences for those who commit a DWI with a child in their vehicle
Section 14: Underserved areas and remote breath testing devices
Section 15: Limited judicial opt-out
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