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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
In this video, attorney Clarke Dummit discusses when it may be possible for you to drive a company vehicle if you have an ignition interlock restriction in North Carolina.