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T -2 Days: What is Ignition Interlock?

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An ignition interlock is breath-testing device that is attached to the ignition system of your vehicle. When you go to start your car, the engine will not turn over and start until you have provided a breath sample to the alcohol testing unit that is below .02 Breath Alcohol Concentration (BAC). A .02 BAC is… Read more »


T -3 Days until Ignition Interlock: What Changes?

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Minnesota’s Ignition Interlock program is scheduled to launch on Friday, July 1. This ignition interlock program will have many far reaching effects on Minnesota drivers arrested for DUI’s. For most DUI offenders arrested on or after Friday, July 1, the most noticeable and immediate change will be substantially longer license revocation times. Currently a first-time… Read more »


New Interlock Program – T-4 Days

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On July 1, 2011, Minnesota’s new Ignition Interlock Program is currently scheduled to begin. On July 1, the State of Minnesota is also scheduled to shut down, with only essential service continuing past that date. domain name appraisals What does this mean for the driver arrested for DUI after July 1, and how will this… Read more »


Hear our New Radio Ads

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As you are driving along today, don’t drive off the road as you hear the newest radio spots from Smart Start MN.  Here are the 3 ads we have running right now:         Let us know what you think!


New Store in Detroit Lakes Area

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We are pleased to welcome All Pro Auto Repair in the Detroit Lakes area to the Smart Start MN family. All Pro will be servicing Northwest MN and is available for all of your Ignition Interlock and auto repair needs. A map and directions to All Pro are located here.