Consequences Of Driving Without An Ignition Interlock Device Installed In New York
In New York if you are convicted of a DWI you will be required by law to have an ignition interlock device installed into your vehicle.
The cost to install the ignition interlock devise is between $75 and $100.
There is a monthly fee to have and maintain the ignition interlock device which ranges from $70 to $100.
If you have been ordered to have an ignition interlock device installed in your vehicle in New York, then driving a vehicle without an interlock device is a Class A misdemeanor, punishable by up to one year in jail.
Assisting someone in circumventing an interlock device – for example, blowing into the device while sober so the vehicle will start, allowing an intoxicated individual to drive – also is a Class A misdemeanor.