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Nevada enacted Assembly Bill 427 on June 4, 2021, and the bill became effective upon passage. These laws now impact those who commit alcohol-based driving offenses. There are many changes, and the most significant is that judges will now give more weight to the number of prior driving offenses a driver has instead of the BAC (blood alcohol content) of the driver.
Since the changes were immediately enacted, this means they apply to anyone who commits an alcohol-based driving offense since June 4, 2021. Here is how sentencing laws will work per the changes:
These are recommendations, but it is important to remember that in Nevada, a judge does not have to sentence a DUI offender to an IID.
There are also changes to the process for regaining your license. Here are some of those requirements, for offenders sentenced to an IID:
If you are unsure about any of the state requirements or how to begin the ignition interlock device installation process, Intoxalock’s state specialists can help. They are aware of all the updates and can help you find a location near you. Contact 833-623-0200 or start a chat on www.intoxalock.com to get in touch.