Iowa Looks at Tougher Ignition Interlock Laws

Those convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol in Iowa may be allowed to drive again, as long as there is an ignition interlock device installed on their vehicle. reports that House Study Bill 210 will enable first-time and repeat offenders to keep driving privileges in exchange for the installation of an ignition interlock device. Currently, Iowa drivers who are convicted of DUI (both first-time and repeat offenders) may choose between the ignition interlock device installation or a suspended driver’s license. If the law changes, those same offenders will be sentenced to mandatory ignition interlock device installation. Read more here: Bill requiring ignition interlock devices for drunken drivers wins subcommittee approval


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