How Does It Work?
Simply put, a person must blow into an in-the-car breath-analyzer (which is approximately the size of a cellular phone) before they can start the vehicle. If the emitted breath sample is analyzed over the authorized limit of >/= .02 the vehicle will not start, leaving the vehicle immobilized.
Why Do We Need an Interlock Device?
Alaska Legislation effective January 1st, 2009 stipulates a court to require or mandate installation of an ignition interlock device on the vehicles of all DWI/DUI offenders convicted with a BAC limit of .08 or higher, as a condition of bond, term of probation, condition of hardship license and/or a license suspension alternative to impoundment. Read More->
The Autosense System is accurate and programmable with tamper-resistant vehicle ignition interlock
Personal security code must be entered on the keyboard
Blood alcohol content (BAC) accurately meas
ured from a 4 second breath sample.
3-place digital display (0.000%-0.200%) shows %BAC with “Pass” or “Fail” indicator.
If BAC is below preset safety level, normal vehicle ignition is permitted. If BAC exceeds preset level, ignition is automatically prevented.