In Australia an alcohol restricted licence is a condition on a licence which requires the driver to be within a lower BAC limit than the standard 0.05. For example, people on learner licences and newer drivers may have a 0 alcohol limit imposed upon them.
The Interlock restricted licence is a type of restricted licence which requires no alcohol to be in the system of the driver. Also known as an Interlock condition licence, it is illegal for a holder of this licence to drive without an approved alcohol interlock device installed, or to drive with any alcohol in their system.
It is one of the strictest licence conditions, as having an alcohol interlock installed and maintained can be expensive and inconvenient due to the requirements of state legislation. The interlock condition licence is imposed as a punishment for a previous alcohol driving offence. Alcohol interlock programs have been found to be more effective at reducing drink driving behaviour than hefty fines.
If you have an interlock restricted licence the following conditions apply:
To remove the Interlock condition from your licence:
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