If my boyfriend got a DUI and is required to have a breathalyzer installed in the car that he drives, does the car have to be in his name?

Or can it be installed on a family member’s car?

Asked on December 2, 2013 under Criminal Law, Florida


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Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

Under the laws of all states in this country where one is required to have an interlock device in a vehicle that he or she drives, the interlock device must be on any car that person personally drives regardless of whose registered name the vehicle is on. As such, the car does not have to be in your boyfriend's name.

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