Average cost of an ignition interlock device
Ignition interlock device costs will vary by state but on average, the installation cost is between $70 and $150 and an average monthly lease price is $60-$90.
Your installation fee is paid directly to a state-certified installer. Intoxalock installers are thoroughly trained and highly skilled. In addition, Intoxalock has twice as many approved installation locations than any other provider, so the process is quick and easy.
Your monthly lease fee is paid to the interlock company and that covers the use of the device, any monthly reporting that is required and the addition of a camera, GPS or additional technology your state may require. Call us today to find out what device your state requires you to install.
What other fees will I pay for driving under the influence?
Getting a drunk driving offense (DUI) can be an extremely expensive thing to endure. It’s helpful to understand the average costs of a DUI up front so you can plan for them.
Your actual costs will vary depending on your state and your offense. On average, you may have some or all of the following charges:
- Legal/attorney fees
- Jail costs (or bail)
- License restoration fee
- Increase in car insurance (SR-22)
- Alcohol education/treatment classes
What if I can’t afford my ignition interlock device?
In most states, the offender pays all costs associated with the ignition interlock device. Although ignition interlocks (car breathalyzers) are one of the most affordable components of a drunk driving conviction, sometimes assistance is needed.
Many states offer ignition interlock device financial assistance programs to help cover some of the costs of your interlock. Call our state specialists today to talk through options. Intoxalock has discounts and promotions available (when approved by the state) to make sure you are receiving the best price available.