Types of Ignition Interlock Devices
What type of interlock device do I need?
Each state has their own requirements for the ignition interlock devices, or IIDs, that they require you to have installed. Intoxalock offers different interlock models to accommodate different state requirements. Some states require camera models to establish identity of the user, or GPS as part of probation monitoring, and most states require real-time reporting. States can require any combination of these features according to their laws.
Learn more about legal requirements for IIDs in your state
Intoxalock ignition interlock models
The Legacy device is Intoxalock’s basic ignition interlock model. This model fulfills state requirements in states that do not require advanced technology or camera verification. The Legacy device is easy to use, affordable and reliable. Learn more about the Legacy device.
The eLERT device is Intoxalock’s advanced technology model. It meets the toughest state requirements. If your state requires you to install an interlock with a camera, you’ll want to install Intoxalock’s eLERT model. This advanced technology device can be reset remotely and has GPS and reporting features many states are now requiring. Learn more about the eLERT device.
The eLERT24 device is Intoxalock’s home monitoring and ignition interlock device in one. This is certified in most states and combines 24-hour alcohol monitoring with an advanced technology ignition interlock device. Learn more about eLERT24.
Interlock Device and Data Reporting
State Reporting and Monitoring
All states require monitoring and reports to the state monitoring authorities as part of the ignition interlock device service package provided in your monthly lease. Most states use real-time reporting which means the information collected by your device is reported to your state as it is collected.
Regardless of whether your state requires real-time reporting or weekly reporting, all states will get reports of breath samples submitted or missed. They are alerted to any failed breath samples that are over the state limit for IIDs. Ignition interlock BAC limits are typically around .02 for operating a vehicle.
In some states, the monitoring authority is the department of transportation or motor vehicles. In other states, it may be a probation officer or other court liaison. Some states use daily or weekly monitoring. The frequency and type of data that they require for reporting depends on the ignition interlock device laws in each state. Learn more about how all submitted samples are reported to the state.
How do I buy an IID?
Leasing an Ignition Interlock Device
Ignition interlocks are leased since they are only needed for a set period of time. Customers will pay a one-time fee for installation. For the duration of your lease, you will pay monthly fee to lease the device until the IID requirement period comes to an end. The monthly price you will pay for a lease will depend on your state, your vehicle’s make and model, and any features that will impact installation such as remote start.
Learn more about the costs of an ignition interlock device
Can I voluntarily install an ignition interlock device?
Intoxalock offers discount pricing for customers who install the device voluntarily outside of a court-mandated order. Many of those who are in recovery from alcohol or other substance addictions use an IID as a tool in their treatment and to protect themselves and the public should they have a relapse.
Learn more about volunteer IID installation to prevent drunk driving
How do I know which IID model I need? How do I get an IID installed?
Installing an IID
We have state specialists available 24/7 to help you understand which device you are required to install and we have over 2,600 installation locations nationwide – more than any other provider. To get a quote and schedule an installation at a service center near you, just give us a call at (866) 501-3694.
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