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What happens if I failed a breath test on my interlock?

Will I get in trouble for no passing it and trying to drive drunk? Do they keep track of that? Should I tell my probation officer?


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    Hudson Bair | Hudson Bair
    1440 Broadway, Ste. 902
    Oakland, CA 94612
    (510) 645-0027
    If the ignition interlock was installed as part of your settlement in court (plea bargain), your positive test is likely to be treated as a probation violation. These devices can have false positives, these types of charges can be defended, you should consult a DUI attorney in your area to discuss your situation.
    Answer Applies to: California - Replied: 3/4/2013
    Steven Alpers | Steven Alpers
    39300 Civic Center Drive #110
    Fremont, CA 94538
    (510) 792-5110
    They will find probably out, call the company and see if they report failed tests to the courts. If they report any failed attempt to start a car, you might as well report it to your probation officer.
    Answer Applies to: California - Replied: 3/4/2013
    Terry Nelson | Nelson & Lawless
    2134 Main St., #130
    Huntington Beach, CA 92648
    (714) 960-7584
    Nothing. Keep quiet. Stop driving after drinking.
    Answer Applies to: California - Replied: 3/4/2013
    Geoffrey M. Yaryan | Law Office of Geoffrey M. Yaryan
    74-075 El Paseo, Suite A-14
    Palm Desert, CA 92260
    (760) 779-9666
    If the test was .08 or above you could be charged with a new dui. If under that, you would likely be in violation of your probation.
    Answer Applies to: California - Replied: 3/4/2013
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