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Ignition Interlock Violation

If you’ve received a notice from the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) that your ignition interlock requirement will be extended for a period of one (1) year, it is imperative that you request a hearing on the alleged violations.

DMV will move to extend a driver’s ignition interlock obligation for a period one (1) year if the ignition interlock system stopped them from driving the vehicle as the result of three (3) “lockouts” in a twelve (12) month period. A driver is entitled to notice, discovery, and a hearing on the alleged violations.

The threshold alcohol level in Colorado for the interlock devise is .025.

The ignition interlock machines are highly sensitive computers that can sometimes give false readings. A driver is entitled to a copy of the ignition interlock reports in advance of the DMV hearing. The driver may present evidence and argument regarding the validity of the alleged violations. If three (3) violations in a twelve (12) month period are not sustained, the driver will not be required to submit a new ignition interlock lease agreement.

Based upon the evidence presented at the hearing, the hearing officer may or may not order an extension, or he/she may reduce the period of the extension.

If you’ve received notice that your interlock requirement will be extended it’s important to hire experienced counsel to represent you at a hearing on the violations. Attorney Robbins has successfully defended Colorado drivers in hundreds of DMV hearings at the Colorado Department of Revenue. Contact Attorney Robbins today for a free case evaluation at 303-355-5158

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