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Ignition Interlock Restricted Driver


Under Utah Code Section 41-6a-518.2, the driver is required to install the ignition interlock system if ordered by the Court, Board of Pardons and Parole or by Utah’s statutory scheme. The driver must pay all costs related to the ignition interlock device and the records are maintained in an electronic database.

The length of time that the Ignition Interlock Restriction is required depends on the type of offense and whether any prior offenses exist. General guidelines include:

  • For a first DUI offense, the driver in Utah must install the ignition interlock device for 18 months.
  • For a second DUI offense, the driver in Utah must install the ignition interlock device for 3 years (or 36 months).
  • For a violation of the ignition interlock restriction, the driver must install the device for three years.
  • For a refusal to submit to chemical testing of the breath, blood or urine, the driver must install the ignition interlock device for three years.
  • For any driver under 21 convicted of DUI, the driver must install the ignition interlock device for three years.
  • For any felony DUI, the driver must install the ignition interlock device for a period of 6 years.
  • For any auto homicide offense, the driver must install the ignition interlock device for a period of 10 years.

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