There is only one exception to getting an ignition interlock removed early in Scottsdale, AZ

by Aaron Black • July 12, 2016
Ignition Interlock DeviceIf you have been convicted of a DUI in Scottsdale AZ in addition to fines and jail time you will be forced to have an ignition interlock device (IID) installed on your car in order to get your license fully reinstated. Even if this is your first DUI, you will have to install the ignition interlock anywhere from 6 months to 18 months.

1st Time DUI Ignition Interlock Device Penalties

  • If you have been convicted of first time DUI under a .15 the ignition interlock must be installed for 12 months. This can however be reduced to 6 months
  • A DUI conviction over a .15 and below a .20 requires the ignition interlock for a minimum of 12 months
  • A Super Extreme DUI conviction, over a .20, requires the ignition interlock for 18 months

2nd Time DUI Within 84 Months (after a 1 year license revocation) IID Penalties

  • A DUI conviction under a .15 the ignition interlock must be installed for 12 month
  • DUI conviction over a .15 and below a .20 requires the ignition interlock for a minimum of 12 months
  • A Super Extreme DUI conviction, over a .20, requires the ignition interlock for a minimum of 2 years
If you would like to get the ignition interlock device (IID) removed early, you would have to meet the following criteria.
  • Your DUI conviction was for a first time, non-extreme DUI
  • You have successfully completed an alcohol or drug education course
  • You had a functioning ignition interlock in your vehicle for 6 months
  • You did not attempt to drive with a .08 blood alcohol (BAC) two or more times
  • You did not have a damage or cause injury due to an accident while driving under the influence
If you satisfy the above listed terms your ignition interlock could be removed after only six months of the one year requirement.

If you have been convicted of a DUI in Scottsdale and would like to see if you qualify to have the ignition interlock removed from your vehicle early, contact Scottsdale DUI Attorney Aaron Black for a legal free consultation or call 480-729-1683 today!