There are a number of instances involving driving under the influence in Colorado that could require you to install an ignition interlock device in your vehicle. While the possible benefit of an ignition interlock device is that you will be able to operate a motor vehicle under certain conditions, the device itself can be costly and potentially problematic.
Colorado drivers who are required to install ignition interlock devices in their vehicles are required to pay for the installation of the device and for the monthly maintenance fee. Depending upon the length of the ignition interlock requirement, these fees could ultimately add thousands of dollars to the cost of your Colorado DUI conviction.
If you’ve been arrested for a DUI in Colorado and want to avoid the possibility of being required to install an ignition interlock in your vehicle, or any of the other very serious consequences that could come as a result of a DUI conviction, you need to enlist the help of a Colorado DUI attorney.
An experienced Colorado DUI attorney will build the best possible defense for both your criminal hearing and DMV hearing in an effort to minimize any possible charges you could face as a result of a Colorado DUI conviction. In the event that the prosecution holds a substantial amount of strong evidence in the claim against you, your Colorado DUI attorney may be able to negotiate a favorable plea agreement that could result in reduced charges and a much more favorable set of penalties stemming from your criminal hearing.