Ignition Interlock and no car

Virginia amended its law in July and now requires that anyone convicted of DUI must have an ignition interlock installed for at least 6 months with no issues.  However, for those without cars, there is a way around this.  As long as your alcohol level was .14 or below then you do not have to install the machine so long as you do not obtain a restricted license and have a year of no driving.  If you want a restricted license you will need to have the machine installed.  If your breath or blood result was .15 or higher then  you still need to have the machine installed in order to comply with the law.  You will not have the option of just not getting a license and walking for 1 year.

This helps those who do not usually drive or who do not own vehicles as if they were required to meet a requirement to install ignition interlock when they do not own a vehicle, they would never be able to comply with the law.

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im trying to regain my license after my second dui offense in 2007 ( BAC 0.12 ) i have not been able to get my license back due to the requirement of me having to install a ignition interlock device. your above post can help me greatly ! i have completed ASAP through virginia and have been off probation since 2010 . any help or insight would be great on how i might be able to regain my license without having to get a ignition interlock device
by william watts November 19, 2013 at 12:05 AM
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