Can I Have a Friend Blow into an Ignition Interlock Device for Me?

It may be tempting to try and cheat the ignition interlock by having a friend blow into the device for you. However, we'd strongly advise against it. While the ignition interlock devices in North Carolina do not currently have a camera attached to them, it probably won't be long before this becomes [...]

Can I Have a Friend Blow into an Ignition Interlock Device for Me?2021-01-07T12:36:17-05:00

What is an Interlock Rolling Retest?

In this video, attorney Clarke Dummit explains the interlock rolling retests. These rolling retests are another feature of ignition interlock devices to make sure that you are not consuming alcohol while driving. Missing or failing one of these rolling retests will get recorded as an interlock violation. So, it's imperative that you [...]

What is an Interlock Rolling Retest?2021-01-06T11:34:50-05:00

What Happens if I Fail the Ignition Interlock Test?

Attorney Clarke Dummit explains what happens after you fail the ignition interlock breathalyzer test in North Carolina. If you fail the interlock test, the device records this information and sends it to the NC DMV. The DMV will then send you a letter notifying you that your license is going to be [...]

What Happens if I Fail the Ignition Interlock Test?2021-01-06T11:25:21-05:00

A Conditional Restoration vs an Alcohol Content Restriction

There are different types of restrictions that will require you to have an ignition interlock installed on your vehicle. These are an Alcohol Content Restriction (ACR) or a Conditional Restoration of your driver's license. Attorney Clarke Dummit explains the differences between the two types of restrictions in this video. [...]

A Conditional Restoration vs an Alcohol Content Restriction2021-01-06T11:20:07-05:00

Can I Leave the Car Running with an Ignition Interlock Device Installed?

In this video, attorney Clarke Dummit recalls working with a client who left his car running briefly while he went into a store. Unfortunately, while he was inside, the ignition interlock called for a rolling retest. Since he wasn't at his car, he missed the rolling retest and the device recorded a [...]

Can I Leave the Car Running with an Ignition Interlock Device Installed?2021-01-06T11:03:37-05:00