Can I Drive a Work Vehicle Without Ignition Interlock on it?

If you’re found guilty of DUI in Virginia, to get a restricted license you have to have ignition interlock installed on your vehicle. That is now state law. But one of the issues that comes up sometimes is if you have to drive for work, would you have to get the ignition interlock installed on the work vehicle?

This is definitely something that you need to talk with me about. When you call me for your free DWI consultation we can go over the possibilities of being able to drive a work vehicle without ignition interlock.

The ignition interlock statute does provide an exemption under these circumstances; however, it’s something that we will specifically need to request from the court. We may need documentation to support the request to the judge. Furthermore, there are rigorous limitations on the driving that you can do in the work vehicle that does not have interlock on it.

Call today so we can go over whether or not you can drive a work vehicle without ignition interlock after you’ve been found guilty of being DUI. And more importantly, we can talk about whether or not you have defenses to possibly beat your charge completely.

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Andrew Flusche

My name is Andrew Flusche. I am a traffic and misdemeanor defense lawyer in Virginia. I limit my practice to traffic tickets and misdemeanor defense, so I know the ins and outs of these offenses. I literally wrote the book on reckless driving in Virginia which you can get on Amazon here or download for free here. I opened my practice in 2008 after earning my Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia School of Law. Since then, I have earned over 600 5-star reviews from happy clients on Google, Yelp, and Facebook. If you’ve been charged with a misdemeanor offense in Virginia, please don’t hesitate to contact me. Your initial consultation is always free, and you'll talk directly with me about the details of your case.

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