Yes. You are required to remit an “Install Verification” document, supplied to you at time of install, to MVD. You will not be credited for the time on the program until you supply the MVD with your install verification document. DON’T DELAY
No. The ignition interlock device is not capable of turning your vehicle off while you are driving. This would be extremely dangerous. The ignition interlock can only prevent you from starting your vehicle.
Yes. The Ignition interlock device will request “Running Tests” while the vehicle is running. Arizona allows 6 minutes for the test to be taken after the driver is prompted for a test. If you do not feel safe taking a breath test while driving you can pull off the road to a safe area and administer the breath test.
Some interlock companies might have their own policies or requirements. However, the state of Arizona does not currently have a mileage requirement. You are required to drive the vehicle to the ignition interlock provider for monitoring the device.
Eligibility for a 6 month deferments requires: The DUI citation was issued after January 1 2012, was a 1st time offense, was not an extreme DUI, there was not an accident or property damage associated with the DUI, completion of 16 hours of counseling, violations of the interlock program were not issued during the first 6 months of the program.
All of the interlock devices in the state of Arizona use fuel cell technology. Most foods will not register an alcohol reading. However, certain foods contain alcohol substrates, like sugar alcohol a low calorie sweetener. These readings are almost always too low to cause an issue. To insure there are no issues make sure you have a clean mouth cavity (absence of food in your mouth) before providing a breath sample.
No. You must wait until Motor Vehicle Division says you’re eligible. If you do put the device on early, the time will not count toward your program.
No. QuickStart Ignition Interlock simply needs a permission form to be filled out and signed by the registered owner.
Our devices can accommodate customers with hearing impairment by installing a warning light to alert customers when the device is prompting for a test.
Administering a breath sample is extremely fast and easy. It can be done in as little as 3 seconds.
Some providers instruct you to remove the device from the vehicle in the summertime to avoid damage or malfunction to the device. If you leave the device in the vehicle it might not work when you want to start your vehicle and you might get stranded. The QuicTest ™ device is proven to withstand the hot conditions in Arizona so you can rest assure that our interlock device won’t overheat.
Be careful some providers are unable to unlock your device remotely. They will require you to tow your vehicle to a service center on your dime or require a technician to come to you requiring additional service fees. QuickStart Ignition Interlock can provide remote override assistance in a matter of minutes with a simple call from your vehicle.
Be sure to ask this question when shopping around. QuickStart Ignition Interlock has you covered. We have the capability of providing state certified automotive repair centers a mechanics code which enables the automobile technician to work on your vehicle without having to blow into your device. If a provider does not have a mechanics function on their device, you may be required to stay at the repair shop so you can blow into the device when they need to start or diagnose the vehicle. Even worse, they might try to use the device and cause a violation to be recorded on the device.
Some companies will tell you that warm-up time might be 3-5 minutes. The QuicTest Interlock offered by QuickStart Ignition Interlock has heaters to rapidly decrease the time you will have to wait to administer a breath test.
All certified ignition interlock providers in the state of Arizona are required to have a 24/7 technical support line. However, some of these hotlines require you to leave a VM and wait for a response. Ask how long the response time is for calls into their technical support line. At QuickStart Ignition Interlock you will be able to be connected with a live voice who will be able to further assist you.
Some interlock devices have a service light but are unable to notify you before a critical malfunction leaves you stranded. In most cases the QuickStart Ignition Interlock system will give you a notification before a critical malfunction occurs. Our system will notify you to call customer service at which time a representative can view your data loggers in real time to help diagnose the issue. Our device is proactive so we do not have to be reactive.