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SSMN Recent Legal Action

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Smart Start MN has been Minnesota’s premier Ignition Interlock Provider since 2006. For the past decade, Smart Start MN has worked closely with the Department of Public Safety to promote safe driving and to provide a pathway for driver’s arrested for DWI back to legal and safe driving. In the last few months, pressure to… Read more »


State Requires Wireless Interlock – What You Need to Know

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Effective September 1, 2016, the State of Minnesota is requiring all Ignition Interlock vendors to install a wireless modem in all interlock installations. These modems provide “real-time” data to the State, with the expectation that all data will be transmitted to the State within 5 minutes. Additionally, these Wireless Modems capture, record and transmit GPS… Read more »


4th of July Holiday Weekend – Be Safe!

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The 4th of July is a time to celebrate the birth of America with friends and family. Picnics and parties are the order of the day. Frequently, alcohol is a part of those celebrations. As it is a long weekend, the local Police and State Patrol are out in force, ensuring that people are safe… Read more »


New Support Options Now Available Through SmartStartMN.com

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At Smart Start MN, we are always looking for new, more efficient, methods for our customers to reach out to us when they are having an issue or simply trying to get an answer to a question. That is why we are excited to announce several new Support options that are now available to Smart… Read more »


Ron Rosenbaum

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It is with tremendous sadness that I have to report the passing of our spokesman of many years, Ron Rosenbaum. Ron was a Renaissance man. Teacher at Central High School, Assistant Headmaster of South Boston High School during court ordered desegregation, a journalist for the Boston Globe, attorney, and talk show host, his curmudgeonly on-air… Read more »