Posted by John Callahan | Jun 17, 2016 | 0 Comments


One of the many potential consequences of a DUI conviction in Illinois is that you may have to install a breath alcohol ignition interlock device (BAIID) on your car.  A BAAID is basically a breathalyzer that prevents your car from starting if it detects the presence of alcohol.  Additionally, a driver with a BAIID is required to occasionally blow while driving.  Having a BAIID in your car is obviously not pleasant; in addition to being unsightly and irritating, getting a BAIID installed in your car is very expensive.  In most cases, drivers choose to have a BAIID installed as part of permission to drive on a suspended license.  As frustrating as a BAIID is, many drivers would rather drive with one then not drive at all.  In other cases, a BAIID is mandatory for license reinstatement.

The best way to avoid having to install a BAIID in your car is to not be convicted for a DUI.  As with other criminal charges, many drivers don't realize that it is possible to fight a DUI charge and win.

However, if you have already been convicted for a DUI, there is still value in contacting a legal professional to help you navigate the process of getting a BAIID the the Secretary of State reinstatement process.  If you are facing a DUI conviction, considering requesting permission to drive with a BAIID, or being told that you need a BAIID to get your license reinstated, call the criminal defense team at John W. Callahan Ltd. today.

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John Callahan

You never get a second chance to make a first impression. You may also never get a second chance to preserve your freedom if faced with criminal or DUI charges. If you are currently facing criminal charges, contact the law offices of John W. Callahan to protect you, your rights and your freedom. ...


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