If you face a DUI charge and are convicted, one of the things you could end up having to use is an ignition interlock device (IID). This device prevents you from driving if you have a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) that is over .08 percent. Every time you get into your vehicle, you'll need to submit a breath test. Additionally, you may need to give another sample after you've been driving for a few minutes.
You were driving while slightly tipsy, and you thought you could get home safe. Unfortunately, an officer saw you swerve in your lane, and now you're waiting in the officer's car as he calls in your arrest and plans his return to the station.
You know that if you're convicted of drunk driving, you may be expected to have an ignition interlock device (IID) installed into your vehicle. If you have one, you know you have to use it before you can drive.
When you're out on the lake with family and friends, the last thing you think about is the danger of drinking and driving your boat. You have a pontoon that doesn't go very fast, and since the boat is a platform, you don't see much danger in having a few drinks.
The state of Virginia is very hard on those who are caught drinking and driving. Driving while under the influence of alcohol puts you and others at risk of being involved in an accident, which is why it's illegal throughout the United States.