Alcohol Detection System Installations
We can install Alcohol Detection Systems (ADS) in any car or truck. We follow all Federal and State Guidelines and comply with all requirements set by law. Alcohol Detection Systems (ADS) can be installed in less than a day.
Introduction to The Determinator®, a State-of-the-Art Ignition Interlock Device
Our Alcohol Detection System (ADS), The Determinator®, is a state-of-the-art ignition interlock device, an automotive safety device. The system analyzes blood alcohol content and determines if a driver is within a legal limit to get behind the wheel. In order to start a vehicle with an installed ADS, a breath sample must be given. If a certain level of alcohol is read, the vehicle will not start. The setting can be adjusted as necessary from a zero to a required level.
In 1998, the United States Congress passed the Transportation Equity Act of the 21st Century reauthorizing highway funding. The act enables states to receive increased federal funds by passing legislation within various drunk driving sanction guidelines. As shown below, ignition interlock devices are included within Section 164 of the guidelines: Sec. 164. Minimum penalties for repeat offenders for driving while intoxicated or driving under the influence (5) REPEAT INTOXICATED DRIVER LAW- The term 'repeat intoxicated driver law' means a State law that provides, as a minimum penalty, that an individual convicted of a second or subsequent offense for driving while intoxicated or driving under the influence after a previous conviction for that offense shall- (B) be subject to the impoundment or immobilization of each of the individual's motor vehicles or the installation of an ignition interlock system on each of the motor vehicles ...