Although there is some confusion in the California Vehicle Code where it says: “To install on every vehicle the person owns or operates”**, both the police and DMV are usually requiring one (1) proof of installation to satisfy either’s requirement.
Minimum Installation: $25 for 95% of all cars some high end imports and push button start cars will usually cost more, case by case basis.
Monthly monitoring: $77
- Cough Medications
- Foods such as ripened fruit or hot pizza dough/white bread.
These trace amounts of alcohol can give a positive reading even though you have not been drinking. Some of these are valid breath test defenses in a DUI case.
To alleviate the possibility of this happening, do not smoke, eat or drink anything, take oral medications, or use mouthwash at least 5 to 15 minutes prior to testing.
If you ever think you registered an alcohol reading because of a contaminant with trace amounts of alcohol, rinse your mouth with water and/or take a few deep breaths and then wait a few minutes before testing again.
Any traces of alcohol in your mouth will soon evaporate and disappear. It is important to continue testing and pass a test as soon as possible to prove you were not actually drinking alcohol, San Diego attorneys remind.
Over 1.75 million people nationwide were ordered to have interlocks.