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Alcohol interlocks

An alcohol interlock is a device that measures and records the amount of alcohol on your breath. It prevents a vehicle from starting if alcohol is detected.

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Alcohol interlock conditions

An alcohol interlock condition is a condition that outlines that you can only drive a vehicle that has an alcohol interlock device installed.

Changes to  and alcohol interlock requirements from 1 December 2019.

Learn more about the changes to court order and alcohol interlock requirements coming from 1 December 2019 and how they may affect you.

See the VicRoads website for more information.

You may receive an alcohol interlock condition if you have been found guilty of:

  • a drink driving offence
  • a combined drink and drug driving offence
  • offences that were found to have occurred under the influence of alcohol or both alcohol and a drug.

See the VicRoads website for information about:

 

Removing an alcohol interlock condition

A condition outlining that a person can only drive a vehicle that has an alcohol interlock installed. Approval from VicRoads must be sought before the condition can be removed. 

 

Last updated on 06 Dec 2019
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