Section 316.193, Florida Statutes, requires ignition interlock devices to be installed on the vehicles of certain persons convicted of DUI.

SThe ignition interlock program affects those arrested and convicted of DUI after July 1, 2002, upon eligibility of reinstatement for a permanent or restricted driver license. The ignition interlock device is also required when a driver convicted of DUI applies for a restricted license for work or business purposes (s. 322.271, F.S.).

Individuals with Interlock devices in their vehicle must report to an Interlock service center monthly to have the data from the interlock device downloaded. If the report shows violations DHSMV will be notified and the driver will be ordered to contact our agency for an educational session.

If a second violation is committed the individual will be directed to our agency for the development of a case management plan and monthly periodic update meetings. A third violation will require a referral to an area substance abuse treatment agency.

Length: 30 minutes to 1 Hour

Cost: First appointment $ 25, Second or subsequent appointments $ 55.

What to bring:

  • Driver's License or State Identification (State I.D.)
  • Original mailed letter by DMV

Important Information: A 30 minutes or 1 hour evaluation is included in the fees. This service is provided in the Downtown Fort Lauderdale and Lauderdale Lakes offices at the client’s convenience time.
English or Spanish: The Ignition Interlock Program is provided in English and Spanish in our Downtown Fort Lauderdale, and Lauderdale Lakes locations. Please call (954) 763-4505 or (954) 535-9629 or check our calendar for class schedules.

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