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We know that sometimes good people make bad choices. A night out with friends can lead to drinking a few drinks, and bad decisions like getting behind the wheel. You may think you are OK to drive, but just one alcoholic beverage can impair your driving abilities. Your BAC is above the limit, and now you have a DUI. If that isn’t bad enough, you are now required to have an ignition interlock device installed on your vehicle.

At Draeger Interlock, we understand that you are going through a trying time. We promise to provide you with an affordable solution so that you can meet your ignition interlock requirements and get back on the road. Read on to discover what to expect when shopping for the cheapest ignition interlock device.

Average Cost of Ignition Interlock Devices

It is essential to understand that there is no “one price for all” options available with an ignition interlock device. Every state has different requirements, and several factors may change your expected interlock device cost. These factors include:

  • The state mandating you install an interlock device
  • Features you are required to have (camera, real-time reporting, GPS, etc.)
  • The length of time it must be installed
  • The make, model, and year of your vehicle

To get a better idea beyond the average cost of ignition interlock devices, we recommend that you look for state-specific information about what may be required for your IID.

We strive to keep our prices as affordable as possible. Most ignition interlock providers have fees that can usually be broken down into three unavoidable costs. This includes:

  • Installation fees
  • Monthly payments
  • Removal fees

We are no different. Our installation fees are based on where you are located and the make of your vehicle. Monthly payments cover all aspects of having the device installed in your car. The removal fee will also change based on your specific situation. We will help you find the most affordable solution and work with you as we are able.

Our promise to you is that there will never be any hidden fees. You will know your exact cost before we move forward with the installation. After we sign an agreement with you, our prices will not change unless you incur additional fees due to an ignition interlock violation.

Is There Any Way to Avoid Interlock Device Cost?

If you live in one of the more than 30 states that require ignition interlock installation after a DUI or DWI arrest, there is no real easy way to avoid the cost. The alternative to not paying is not driving. For many, not driving is not an option that they are willing to take. Therefore, they want the cheapest ignition interlock device they can find.

At Draeger Interlock, we assume those looking for an ignition interlock device are looking for an affordable solution to stay behind the wheel. We strive to provide solutions at the most reasonable price. However, because each state is unique in its specific rules, our prices are dependent on each jurisdiction.

If your state is more expensive, there is still help available. Some states offer financial assistance to help you with the cost of an ignition device. We will help you discover if you may qualify for financial assistance.

In short, before you attempt to give up driving or risk getting caught driving without an interlock device, we will work hard to make sure you have an affordable option to drive legally. Contact us, and we will be happy to work with you. We want to help you find the cheapest ignition interlock device available to you in your situation.

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