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Tag: ignition interlock device

June
15th

DUI: Ignition interlock devices are dangerous

I was recently in a car where the driver had to have a “blow machine” in the car because of a prior DUI. I was actually scared each time the machine went off as the driver (at this time, driving on the freeway near 50 mph) had to lift up the contraption and blow a certain way or the machine would not shut off.

This particular time, he had to blow twice as the first time didn’t register with the machine. There is a certain technique that has to be followed to use the machine, and in the meantime, you

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