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Understanding Ignition Interlock Devices

Protecting Your Right to Drive Without Serious Restrictions

An ignition interlock device is a blood alcohol content testing machine that you need to blow into before you can start your vehicle. This can be frustrating and time-consuming, not to mention embarrassing. If you have been charged with a DWI offense, it is important to consult with an experienced attorney as soon as possible who can protect your rights and help to prevent forced ignition interlock device installation.

Don't plead guilty. Contact us by e-mail or call toll free at 800-686-2840, to protect your rights and avoid having to install an interlock device.

Experienced New York DWI Defense Lawyer

Fishkill-based attorney Edward T. McCormack has more than 30 years of experience in handling simple to complex traffic and drunk driving criminal defense. He will take a strategic approach, collect and preserve relevant evidence, and explore every angle for your defense. Our primary objective is to minimize the consequences of your arrest by defeating your charges, when possible, or reducing the penalties in your case.

As of August 15, 2010, everyone sentenced for DWI in New York state will automatically be required to install an automatic ignition interlock device. If the driver asks for someone else to blow into device to start the car, both the driver and the other person can be charged with a misdemeanor criminal offense.

Effective Advocacy to Prevent Installation From the Outset

Our goal is to prevent interlock device installation through effective advocacy at the outset. We may fight your charges or pursue a reduced charge of DWAI or another offense. If you are facing additional charges involving the device, we will also provide the experienced counsel and support you need.

Contact a Lawyer With Experience

If you are concerned about being forced to install an ignition interlock device in your car, contact a lawyer with a track record of telling it like it is and getting successful outcomes. Contact us by e-mail or call toll free at 800-686-2840.