How to use an ignition interlock device

Turning car key in ignition and holding interlock device

Turn your key, or press start, and the device will power up.

Young man using car breathalyzer

Take a deep breath in, then blow.
When you hear a tone, take a deep breath in again.

Young man passing car breathalyzer test

When the display shows “Test Passed”
start your engine and go!

What to do in a case of a lock out

If your device display reads “Service Lockout,” and where state approved, our remote unlocking system feature is available to help you avoid pricey towing fees.

We have one of the lowest lock out rates on the market. This is because we use the newest and most advanced technology on the market. While some devices can lock you out more frequently or malfunction, with Draeger, we pride ourselves on making sure this doesn’t occur, so your quality of life is not compromised.

Call 1-800-332-6858 for Customer Service

What to do in case of a violation

Violations are determined by your monitoring agent or state program requirements. Some frequent examples could be providing a breath test that is above the alcohol set point for your area, missing a retest, or an attempt is made to circumvent a test or tamper with the device.

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