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ignition interlock device drunk driving Virginia

DUI Convictions & Ignition Interlock Devices: What You Should Know

Drunk driving is a serious offense, and if you’ve been convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) in the state of Virginia, you will be required to have an ignition interlock device installed in your vehicle. An ignition interlock device is a breathalyzer for your car that you blow into before you turn the key. If your blood alcohol content (BAC) is too high, meaning you’ve been drinking, you will not be able to start your car. The device [...]

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9 Things You Should Know If You’re a Repeat DUI Offender

Virginia classifies DUI offenses as Class 1 Misdemeanor acts punishable by up to 1 year in jail. If you are convicted of a second, third, or subsequent DUI offense in Virginia within 5-10 years, you will face harsh penalties that include mandatory fines, jail time and the loss of your driving privileges. A DUI arrest can be a terrifying experience which worsens if it’s a repeat time. Here are the important things you should know if you're a repeat [...]