Many states across the country require that motorists convicted of DUI install ignition interlock devices in their vehicles. These devices prevent the vehicle from starting if any alcohol is detected on the motorist's breath. Many interlocks also perform roving checks, so that the motorist will continue to breathe into the device at various times in order to continue operation of the vehicle.
The San Diego City Attorney’s Office is rolling out a new sentencing policy for DUIs prosecuted by their office. On DUIs with BAC levels .15 and higher they will require an ignition interlock device for one year.
A breath alcohol ignition interlock is a device that is installed in the dashboard of a person’s vehicle who has been required by the courts to have an ignition interlock device installed in their vehicle as a condition of having their license reinstated in order to drive. You will also be required by the DMV to provide proof of SR22 insurance coverage before they will reinstate your driver’s license.