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Can Interlock Detect Drugs?

No, the ignition interlock device can only detect the presence of alcohol. However, if caught driving under the influence of any drug while using an interlock device means you are committing a second offense and it can be charged separately if you fail a sobriety test after getting pulled over.  If the officer has reasonable cause for suspicion to assume you are intoxicated, you could end up having a second offense.

What Are The DUI Laws in Wichita?

  • 1st DUI Offense – 2 days in jail or 100+ hours of community service and up to $1000 in fines/fees, suspended license for 30 days and restricted for up to 1 year
  • 2nd DUI Offense – 3 months in jail and up to $1500 in fines/fees, suspended driving for 1 year and a court ordered interlock device, and possible vehicle impoundment
  • 2rd DUI Offense – It’s a felony, 3 months to 1 year in prison and up to $2500 in fines/fees; interlock and possible impoundment of your car
  • DUI involving the death of someone – 3-14 years in prison
  • DUI involving a person under 14 years old – 1 extra month on top of of any sentence you have or get

See the DUI laws in Wichita.


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