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We are responsible adults but this extra security makes it certain that no one that uses our car can ever drink and drive. We take that seriously and believe all precautions should be taken to keep people off the road when they have had too much to drink.”
- Jennifer, Intoxalock driver
What to do after getting a OWI can be confusing. Intoxalock is here to help. We have over 20 years of experience helping people just like you install an ignition interlock in Michigan and get back on the road.
Don’t let the thought of installing an ignition interlock device (car breathalyzer, BAIID, IID or interlock system) intimidate you. Our state specialists will help you find a local service center, schedule an installation near your home, answer all of your ignition interlock questions and walk you through the process of regaining your license as quickly as possible.
If you were convicted of a first offense OWI in Michigan, your license will be suspended for 30 days. You may be ordered to complete the following:
If you are arrested on with a Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of 0.17 or higher, your license will be suspended for 1 year. You may be eligible for a restricted driver’s license after 45 days if you install an Intoxalock ignition interlock device on all vehicles you own or operate. You will be required to:
If you are arrested as a repeat offender, the officer will destroy the metal plates on your vehicle, regardless of who the registered owner is, and provide you with a temporary paper plate until your arrest is resolved in court.
If you are convicted as a repeat OWI offender you will be ordered to the following:
You will be considered a Habitual Offender if you have been convicted of two or more convictions within seven years, or three or more convictions within ten years.
If you are convicted as a habitual offender, you may apply for an Administrative Hearings Section to be considered for a driver license. You may obtain information about the hearing from your order of revocation or denial, instructions sent to you after you request a hearing or a recorded message with instructions by calling (888) 767-6424.
This information is provided as a guideline only. Each case will vary.