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Statute Number:8-1017
Chapter Title:AUTOMOBILES AND OTHER VEHICLES
Article Title:DRIVING UNDER INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR DRUGS; RELATED PROVISIONS
Tax Type:Vehicles
Brief Description: Circumvention of ignition interlock device; penalty.
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8-1017. Circumvention of ignition interlock device; penalty. (a) No person shall:

(1) Tamper with an ignition interlock device, circumvent it or render it inaccurate or inoperative;

(2) request or solicit another to blow into an ignition interlock device, or start a motor vehicle equipped with such device, providing an operable motor vehicle to a person whose driving privileges have been restricted to driving a motor vehicle equipped with such device;

(3) blow into an ignition interlock device, or start a motor vehicle equipped with such device, providing an operable motor vehicle to a person whose driving privileges have been restricted to driving a motor vehicle equipped with such device; or

(4) operate a vehicle not equipped with an ignition interlock device while such person's driving privileges have been restricted to driving a motor vehicle equipped with such device.

(b) Violation of this section is a class A, nonperson misdemeanor.

(c) In addition to any other penalties provided by law:

(1) (A) On a first conviction of a violation of subsection (a)(1) or (a)(2), the division shall extend the ignition interlock restriction period on the person's driving privileges for an additional 90 days; and

(B) on a second or subsequent conviction of a violation of subsection (a)(1) or (a)(2), the division shall restart the original ignition interlock restriction period on the person's driving privileges; and

(2) on a conviction of a violation of subsection (a)(4), the division shall restart the original ignition interlock restriction period on the person's driving privileges.

History: L. 1988, ch. 48, 2; L. 1994, ch. 353, 12; L. 2011, ch. 105, 16; July 1.



Date Composed: 01/19/2012 Date Modified: 01/19/2012

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