Q: Got a DUI 3 yrs ago. 1st offense. I don’t have a vehicle to put the interlock on, so no license. What can I do?
DUI was 3 yrs ago. No accident or any damage. I was very compliant. Was given absolute minimum punishment including unsupervised probation from day one. In the states database I am eligible to get my license. But I don’t have a vehicle in my name to put the interlock device on so TN will not even consider a reinstatement without proof of an interlock.
Interlock is only for a restricted license. There must be some part of the
Sentence you did not comply with. Hire an attorney to deal with Department of
Safety. Insurance requirement will be tough since it must apply to any vehicle drove.
You may have to demand a DOS Hearing.
A: Unfortunately, although an ignition interlock is not a requirement of a DUI conviction in Tennessee, as the other attorney eluded to, it is a requirement that you have an ignition interlock on a vehicle for one year to be eligible to get your license reinstated. As such, to get your license back you will need to get a restricted license to drive with an ignition interlock on your vehicle.
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